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Hands-On Caregiver Workshop
Tuesday, June 13, 2023, 12:00 AM - 4:00 PM CDT
Category: Education/Training

Hands-On Caregiver Workshop

June 13, 2023 | K-State Salina Campus | Salina, KS | 11:50 AM - 4:30 PM 

Limited spaces remain!  $79 per person for members.  Register four or more and use the code Group to get 50% off each registration. 

It’s back and it’s going to be better than ever! This training is designed for CNAs, CMAs and RAs. Others are welcome to attend, but this educational opportunity has been planned specifically for hands-on caregivers.  

This year’s workshop will be focused on providing individualized to care to residents.  Sessions will include person-centered bathing and dementia care to help caregivers better meet resident needs.  Caregivers will also explore strategies for self-care/personal wellness and their impact. 

New half day format to better meet trainee needs.  

Registration: 11:50 AM
Lunch and Keynote | Noon - 1:00 | 1.0 CE
Dementia Care | 1:10 - 2:50pm | 2.0 CE
Person Centered Bathing | 3:00 - 4:20pm | 1.5 CE
Closing and Prizes | 4:20 - 4:30pm

Here are some session details.

Care for the Caregiver - Amy Siple, NP
Compassion fatigue has plagued many caregivers resulting in emotional and physical distress. This presentation will help participants identify personal areas of compassion satisfaction vs. compassion fatigue. We will discuss ways to create positivity and promote self-care.
Learning Objectives:
Identify at least two risk factors for compassion fatigue.
Recognize how interdisciplinary team work can promote well-being.
Recall at least two strategies to promote compassion satisfaction.
Identify at least two ways caregiver self-care can improve resident outcomes.

Person-Centered Bathing - Laci Cornelison, AHCA, PEAK 2.0 Project Director
Do you work with a resident who consistently refuses showers, baths, and whirlpools? Does this resident holler, scream or become combative and tense during bathing? Bathing alternatives are an important tool to eliminate this caregiving challenge. In this learning lab, you will get hands-on instruction in several key bathing alternative methods known to enhance person-centered care practices. You will also receive tools to take back to your organizations for immediate use.
Learning Objectives:
Participants will learn to identify when bathing alternatives should be tried.
Participants will develop skills in using bathing alternatives though hands-on training.
Participants will learn from each other through small group experiential learning.

Understanding and Responding to Residents with Dementia - Brenda Groves KFMC, Certified Dementia Care Trainer
Learning Objectives:

In this session, we will discuss how Alzheimer’s Disease and other related dementias differ in symptom presentation and management. Participants will gain strategies for a holistic, person-centered approach to care and management of behavioral expressions.
Identify types of dementia and their typical symptoms
Name triggers for dementia behaviors
Share strategies for preventing and responding to dementia behaviors




Human Brain Exercise- Attendees will form a brain to experience the changes caused by dementia. 

Lunch and prize drawings are included! 

Register Here

Consider having your team come early and joining us for the Resident to Staff Aggression: Prevention and Response training from 8:30-11:45 AM at the same location. No charge to attend the grant training but separate registration is required. To Learn more or register click here.


Continuing Education:

This educational event has been approved for up to 4.0 continuing education hours Licensed Adult Care Home Administrators and Dieticians and 4.0 continuing education hours in the core of Resident Care for Licensed Adult Care Home Assisted Living Operators by the Kansas Department of Aging and Disability Services. Health Occupations and Credentialing approved provider number (LTS A0009).

LeadingAge Kansas is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Kansas State Board of Nursing. This course offering is approved for 4.0 contact hours applicable for APRN, RN, and LPN relicensure. Kansas State Board of Nursing provider number: LT0102-1116.

Contact: [email protected]; [email protected]