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Tuesday, February 25, 2020

E-Learning Seminar ~ Communication: An Essential Skillset for Caregivers (WB2002)

Start Date: 2/25/2020 1:00 PM EST
End Date: 2/25/2020 2:30 PM EST

Venue Name: Web-Based Program

ME  United States 

MHCA Members are invited to register for our upcomiing E-Learning Seminar.  For details about CEU requirements, process and more, you may refer to the E-Learning Program Overview.

Title:  Communication: An Essential Skillset for Caregivers (WB2002)

Date:  February 25, 2020
Time:  1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Program Description:  Effective communication is a critical aspect of caring for residents and is linked to higher quality of life and a decrease in both verbal/physical aggression and depression in nursing home residents. As of October 2019, new requirements were implemented mandating training for direct care staff on effective communication. Direct care staff need to understand their responsibilities for reporting a change in residents’ condition and sharing information with team members to ensure continuity in care based on individualized interventions. This seminar will address strategies for effective communication within the facility, across shifts and among care teams. You will learn about effective communication as it relates to teamwork, discuss ways improved communication optimizes resident safety, list barriers, and share tools and strategies for overcoming communication challenges.

How to Register:  The
Invitation to Register will be sent to our MEMBER Education Email List. If you are employed by an MHCA Member, and would like to receive future communications about the E-Learning Program, you may send your contact information to Dianne Chicoine at dchicoine@mehca.orgTo enroll in this session, use the link provided in the Invitation to register online and process your credit card payment through PayPal®, MHCA’s online payment system. Please note, you don’t need a PayPal® account to use this service; you can process your payment as a PayPal guest. 

Fee:  $30 per registrant

Web Platform:  MHCA will utilize the ZOOM platform to conduct this e-learning seminar. To participate, all you need is an electronic device, internet access and audio capability (via phone or built in speakers); a webcam is also helpful but not required. If you’re new to Zoom, we encourage you to visit their
Help Desk in advance.

If you have questions, feel free to reach out to us at 207.623.1146 or email me at


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