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Activity Director

Activity Director
$695.00 (USD)

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I.    Unit 1
A.    History of long-term care  
B.    Philosophy of person-centered care  
C.    Basic knowledge of the aging process  
D.    Misconceptions  
E.    Physical Changes  
F.    Cognitive changes: Dementia, Alzheimer’s  
G.    Mental Health/Illness  
H.    Psychosocial needs  
I.    Overview of applicable regulations  
J.    The Survey Process  
K.    OBRA resident rights  
L.    Regulations  
M.    Advocacy in self-determination  
N.    Resident/family councils  

II.    Unit 2

A.    Types and techniques used for the admission and discharge process  
B.    Principles of documentation  
C.    Basic performance skills  
D.    Management of internal support staff, budgeting, supplies and outside resources  
E.    Getting to know the person  
F.    Person Centered Care Plan Development  
G.    Evaluation of care plan effectiveness  

III.    Unit 3

A.    Role of the Activity Director  
B.    Programming Options  
C.    Various therapies in activity programming  
D.    Options and Uses for Adaptive Equipment and Interventions  
E.    Management of resident and community volunteers  

IV.    Unit 4

A.    Documentation   
B.    Infection Control  
C.    Optimal use of environment  
D.    Establish and facilitate group and individual participation  
E.    Clinical experience


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Florida International University

11200 SW 8th Street, MANGO 650
FIU Online
Miami, FL 33199 US
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