QMA (Qualified Medication Aide) 5 Credits
Prerequisites include, but not limited to: a current Indiana CNA Certification, 1,000 hours
of documented work experience as a CNA within the last 24 months, and letter of
reference from current employer. Call (812) 429-9838 for a complete list.
This is an approved Indiana State Department of Health program consisting of 64 classroom
hours and 40 clinical hours in a long term care facility.
6:00-10:00 p.m. Tuesdays & Thursdays 8/23 - 12/15
*NOTE: All Credit Courses Tuition and Fees Subject to Change.
Online registration is not available for this class; to register, please contact Carol Bergh-Davis at firstname.lastname@example.org, or (812) 429-9838.
Dementia Care: Fundamentals of Dementia
The Fundamentals of Dementia Care program has been designed to help all staff, but especially personal care staff, understand the basics of dementia care. Topics include an overview of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, implementing person centered care, communication strategies, understanding challenging behaviors, improving activities of daily living, and helping families.
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Thursday, October 13 $119
“Indiana State Department of Health Training Requirements: All nursing home staff with regular resident contact must receive six hours of dementia-specific training within six months of hire. Three hours of dementia-specific training is required annually thereafter.
Personnel assigned to the Alzheimer's/Dementia Special Care Unit must receive six hours of dementia-specific training within 30 days of the assignment. Three hours of dementia-specific training is required annually thereafter.In facilities with an Alzheimer's/Dementia Special Care Unit, the designated unit director must have 12 hours of dementia-specific training within three months of employment and six hours annually thereafter."
Dementia Care: Strategies for Better Care Environments
The potential of the physical environment, both internal and external, to play an active role
in shaping and supporting independence, stimulation, and quality of life for individuals with
Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias will be explored in this course.
1:00-5:00 p.m. Thursday 6/9 $69
For Dementia Care: Strategies for Better Care Environments, please add 10115 in the Register Now search box.
Professional Rescuer CPR/AED
This course is designed for people who have a job-related duty to respond in an emergency, as
well as students’ requirement for academics.
8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Friday 6/10 $76
8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Friday 7/15 $76
8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Friday 7/22 $76 )
For Professinal Rescuer CPR/AED, please add 10116 in the Register Now search box for the 6/10 class.
For Professinal Rescuer CPR/AED, please add 10117 in the Register Now search box for the 7/15 class.
For Professinal Rescuer CPR/AED, please add 10118 in the Register Now search box for the 7/22 class.