Oregon City, OR, June 25, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Individuals looking for a way to advance their career in the field of elder care or caregiving now have another option, available to access from any internet- connected computer.
The Alzheimer’s and Memory Care Certification course offered by the Institute for Professional Care Education, a licensed career school in Oregon offering primarily online caregiving training, provides a comprehensive program for care to this special population. This certification, while not specifically designed to meet any state or license requirements, can help individuals gain valuable skills and improve career options within a rapidly growing profession.
The certification course covers such topics as diagnosis, causes, and treatment options, as well as crucial skills such as behavior intervention and creating a calming environment. The course teaches people to better understand the perspective of the person with memory loss, helping them preserve their independence as long as possible.
Family caregivers for individuals with Alzheimer’s or memory loss may also find this certification course useful to providing care in a home setting.
For more details about this course, visit the Institute for Professional Care Education’s website, www.IPCed.com.
IPCed and aQuire Training Solutions were founded by senior care owners and operators who have a passion for the quality education of individuals entering the field of health and senior care. In addition to the Institute for Professional Care Education courses, training products include the online staff training system, aQuire Training Solutions, and EasyCEU (http://www.EasyCEU.com), a source of continuing education units for administrators, nurses and managers. Training courses are offered online, giving users the advantage of learning when and where it is convenient for them. All courses are nationally accredited through a variety of licensing boards. For more information, visit the aQuire website at www.aquiretraining.com, or call toll free at 877-843-8374.