Specialised Courses

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Our Specialised Courses

Do you wish to upgrade your skills and boost your career? Then, sign up for one of our specialised, internationally accredited courses. Select an upgrade from a range of courses including alzheimers/dementia, cancer, chemotherapy, autism, mental illness and many more. Even if you have not completed the caregiving course, you can still select one of our specialised, individual units/courses and obtain an international, accredited certificate. Perhaps you are interested in a particular aspect of healthcare and would like to satisfy your curiosity. Select one of our individual accredited, international courses now.

  • 106 courses and corresponding certificates
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ADDITIONAL NURSE AID COURSES

Add any of these courses to your original study and build your CV into a professional – looking and confident, strong foundation. Knowledge is powerful and adds superiority.

Our Specialised Courses Curriculum

PLEASE NOTE: To Qualify you must have first completed and qualified for the Foundational Caregiving Courses, and CNA course or apply alongside 1 or more of the Essential qualifying courses. Students applying may be offered special package deals if bundled together at the discretion of the course operator.

    • Early Human Physical and Cognitive Development
      • Working with infants
      • Child growth and development
      • Adolescent growth and development
    • Intellectual Disabilities & Mental Challenges
      Dementia and Alzheimer’s are not mental disorder’s and do not fall under this category.
      • Working with adults that have intellectual disabilities.
      • Understanding Schizophrenia
      • Understanding depression
      • Understanding delirium
      • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
      • Mental illness
      • Understanding Autism
      • Understanding sleep disorders
    • Other Courses That Are Well Sought After
      • Understanding obesity
      • Understanding arthritis
      • Dealing with dizziness
      • Common autoimmune disorders
      • All about headaches
      • Understanding COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease – one of the highest diagnosed cancers in the world) and common respiratory conditions
      • Understanding common vascular conditions
      • Passive and active range of motion (the reason why all body systems stop from bedrest and understanding why so many people die)
      • Common skin diseases from A to Z
      • Common musculoskeletal conditions
      • Understanding sleep disorders
      • Cancer
      • Chemo
      • Chronic pain
      • Understanding pain management
    • Neurodigenerative Disease
      • Dementia
      • Alzheimer’s
      • Parkinson’s
    • Courses Pertaining To End-of-Life Care and Chronic Illnesses
      • Palliative Care
      • Hospice
    • Additional Courses
      Add any of these courses to your CV and make it look as professional and elaborate as possible.
      Knowledge is power!
      Module 1
      Professionalism & Work Ethic
      CNA / nurse relationship
      Module 2 – Patient Rights
      Maintaining Confidentiality
      Patient Bill of Rights
      Understanding & Supporting Advance Directives
       
      Module 3 -Communication/Interpersonal Skills
      Being Assertive
      Special Communication Needs
      Dealing with Family Members
      Conflict in the Workplace
      Customer Service in Healthcare
      Being a Preceptor
       
      Module 4 – Prevention and Management of Catastrophe and Unusual Occurrences
      Disaster Planning
      Fire Prevention & Safety
       
      Module 5: Safety
      Taking Care of Your Back
      Mechanical Lift Use & Safety
      All about OSHA
      Preventing Medical Errors
      Understanding Medical Machines
      Preventing Employee Falls
       
      Module 6: Medical and Surgical Asepsis
      Standard Precautions
      Handling Biomedical Waste
       
      Module 7: Weights and Measures
      No course option
       
      Module 8: Patient Care Skills
      Common Cardiac Conditions
      Common Respiratory Conditions
      Common GI Disorders
      Client-Centered Care
      Helping Clients with Mobility
      Understanding Pain Management
      Perineal & Catheter Care
      Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease
      Understanding Dementia
       
       
      Module 9: Patient Care Procedures
      Helping with Activities of Daily Living
      Bathing Tips
      Performing Mouth Care  –
      Dressing & Grooming Tips
      Understanding Ostomies and Ostomy Care
       
      Module 10: Vital Signs
      A Vital Signs Update
      Understanding Hypertension  –
      An Overview of the Human Body  –
       
      Module 11: Nutrition
      Basic Nutrition & Hydration
      Feeding Your Clients
      Fluid & Electrolytes Made Easy
       
      Module 12: Emergency Procedures
      Basic First Aid
      A CPR Update
       
      Module 13: Long Term Care Resident
      Helping New Clients Adjust
      Emotional Losses in the Elderly
      Handling Complaints
      Adult Failure to Thrive
      Using Technology with Seniors
      Reducing & Preventing Readmissions to the Hospital
      Intimacy in the Elderly
      Maintaining Your Client’s Dignity
      Understanding Restraints & Alternatives
      Caring for Bedbound Clients
      Understanding Common Medications
       
      Module 14- Rehabilitative Nursing
      Understanding Restorative Care
      Caring for Clients After Orthopedic Surgery
      What You Should Know about Surgery
       
      Module 15: Observation and Charting
      Recognizing & Reporting Abnormal Observations
      Reporting & Documenting Client Care
      The Care Planning Process
      Enhancing Attention to Detail
      Medical Terminology
       
      Module 16: Death and Dying
      Talking about Death
      End of Life Care
      Understanding Pastoral Care
       
      Module 17: Patient/Resident Abuse  
      Understanding Abuse
      Understanding Neglect
      Understanding Domestic Violence
      Understanding Substance Abuse
      Understanding Suicide
       
      Module 17: Infection Control
      Understanding C-Diff
      Understanding Drug Resistant Bacteria
      An Infection Control Update
      Understanding MRSA
      Handwashing
    • Courses That We Recommend That You Take Concurrently
      • Cancer and chemo – Cancer/chemotherapy is also very much sought after as 1 in every 2 women and 1 in every 3 men will develop cancer during their lifetime. Cancer care is very popular.
      • Dementia and Alzheimer’s with Parkinson’s disease: Recognised by the Alzheimer’s Association of the world. Every 1st world country is looking for this qualification as every 3 to 4 seconds a person is diagnosed with this disease.
      • Hospice and Palliative care: Palliative care is for when patients are still hopeful in the last years in their life for a possible cure and hospice for the last few months to just be comfortable before the end.
      • If you would like to do the palliative or hospice courses, please ask for more information.
      • Mental illness can be a big topic and therefore I recommend you research and look at what you would like to study. It can be difficult to determine sometimes exactly what the person is going through unless you have a good understanding of everything. Although dementia/Alzheimer’s patients may look as if they have a mental disorder they do not. They are classified under neurodegenerative diseases. So, as you can see this a topic that needs to be understood. I highly recommend you also look at studying at least dementia or Alzheimer’s to get a better understanding between a mental and neurodegenerative diseases.
      • If you are looking at studying child growth, then also study working with infants’ module. The 2 courses go hand in hand.
      • Understanding pain management is one module that all healthcare providers must know. This topic is not negotiable as all patients have the right to pain management.
      • Whichever module you choose you will be better educated before as all the courses are new and brilliant. Internationally recognised for you to travel.
      • The cost of each of the above nurse aid courses is R2800 – 00. With these you add to your existing profile and you do specialised courses. Remember the more you can do the more employable you become!

The nurse aid courses are all accredited with:  Department of Social and Health Services

Continuing Education Requirements (per Washington Administrative Code Section 388-03-160)

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