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Free Annual Training for Personal Care Home Administrators & Direct Care Staff

**As per the Department of Human Services: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, NCC DHS Diabetes Overview and Continuing Education classes are being offered online. Note: 15 minute late rule; if a participant logs in 15 minutes after the start of the class, they may attend, but will not receive a certificate. Preregistration is mandatory for online classes. Thank you for your patience and understanding.**

Northampton Community College is conducting FREE statewide training for Personal Care Home staff and administrators and staff licensed agencies serving individuals with intellectual disabilities. The training is funded by the Department of Public Welfare's Bureau of Human Services Licensing and each continuing education and diabetes class is equal to 3 annual training hours. Participation is limited to staff persons working in Pennsylvania's licensed Personal Care Homes, Assisted Living Residences, Community Homes for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities, Family Living Homes, Adult Training Facilities and Vocational Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities.

Class Schedule & Registration Information

Online Diabetes Overview Classes
Personal Care Home providers should contact us directly at healthcare@northampton.edu to inquire about this course. All technical requirements must be satisified before scheduling the course. Please click here to view and download the requirements.

Online Continuing Education Classes
All technical requirements must be satisifed before enrolling in a course.  Please click here to view and download the requirements.  

Please click on the course title to view description and register.

Aug. 7 Fri. 9am-Noon Bloodborne Pathogens and Hazard Communications
Aug. 7 Fri. 1-4pm Fall Safety and Prevention of Injuries
Aug. 7 Fri. 6-9pm Common Medical Emergencies
Aug. 12 Weds. 9am-Noon Emergency Action and Fire Prevention Plans- Part 1
Aug. 12 Weds. 1-4pm Emergency Management and Business Continuity- Part 2
Aug. 12 Weds. 6-9pm Alternate Paths to Medication Administration
Aug. 13 Thurs. 9am-Noon Bloodborne Pathogens and Hazard Communications
Aug. 13 Thurs. 1-4pm Fall Safety and Prevention of Injuries
Aug. 13 Thurs. 6-9pm Working with Residents with Intellectual and Mental Health Challenges
Aug. 14 Fri. 9am-Noon Infection Control and Wound Care
Aug. 14 Fri. 1-4pm Documentation Expose
Aug. 25 Tues. 9am-Noon Best Practices in Medication Safety and Prevention of Drug Diversion
Aug. 25 Tues. 1-4pm Effective Programs for Residents with Dementia-Related Disease

Registration

Although these classes are being offered free of charge, registration is still required for attendance. Click here to register now. 

For companies registering four or more employees, please download our registration form, complete the form, and fax to 610.861.5551. Please use employee's personal email address, not the company.

To find out more about our fee based Personal Care Home Administrator program.

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