Available Webinars About COVID-19
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COVID-19 Continuing Education (CE) Webinars Now Available
You can now take Continuing Education (CE) courses live, online. The courses are taught by an instructor and includes a chat feature where you can ask questions or talk to other caregivers, just like you would in a classroom.
Your CE deadline has not been impacted by COVID-19 and it is important to complete it by your original due date. The requirement that you renew your Home Care Aide credential (by taking 12 CE credits) is currently waived, but only temporarily. As soon as the requirement is no longer waived, your CE deadline will be in effect.
- Infection Control: Coronavirus Precautions (1 hour)
- Working with Clients Who Are +COVID-19 (2 hours)
- Care Delivery Guidelines During the COVID-19 Pandemic (1 hour)
- Preventing Stigma Associated with COVID-19 (1 hour)
- COVID-19 Basic Information (2 hours)
- COVID-19 and Cognitive Conditions (2 hours)
- COVID-19 and Behavioral Health Issues (2 hours)
- COVID-19 and Caregiver Self-Care (1 hour)
Enroll on My Benefits.*
The number of participants for each webinar is limited, but multiple times and dates are available.
*Please note that these webinars will be available to all caregivers in Washington state. If you do not have a CE requirement or have completed your CE hours, you can enroll by calling the Member Resource Center (MRC).
Infection Control: Coronavirus Precautions
Learn more about COVID-19 (the illness caused by the novel coronavirus) and how to best protect yourself and your client with the 1-hour Continuing Education (CE) webinar, Infection Control: Coronavirus Precautions.
During the webinar, you will:
Working with Clients Who Are +COVID-19
Working with Clients Who Are +COVID-19 is a 2 hour Continuing Education (CE) instructor-led webinar, teaching you how to care for a client if they have or are showing signs of COVID-19.
During the webinar, you will:
Care Delivery Guidelines During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Care Delivery Guidelines During the COVID-19 Pandemic helps you understand the different ways you can provide home care in person and from a distance.
Understand how you can deliver modified care by learning:
Preventing Stigma Associated with COVID-19
Preventing Stigma Associated with COVID-19 helps caregiver understand and address the negative association people can have about the virus and those who get the virus.
During the webinar, you will learn how to:
COVID-19 Basic Information
COVID-19 Basic Information teaches you important information that can help you understand all components of COVID-19.
By the end of the webinar, you will be able to:
COVID-19 and Cognitive Conditions
In COVID-19 and Cognitive Conditions, you will learn about the unique challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic for clients with autism, developmental/intellectual disabilities (IDD), and dementia.
Learn how to:
COVID-19 and Behavioral Health Issues
In COVID-19 and Behavioral Health Issues, you will learn about unique challenges posed and how the COVID-19 pandemic affects clients with anxiety, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
After the webinar, you will:
COVID-19 and Caregiver Self-Care
COVID-19 and Caregiver Self-Care helps caregivers learn ways and approaches to care for their emotional health during the pandemic.
In this interactive webinar, you will:
- Understand the importance of self-care during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Learn ways to approach short-term and long-term challenges that this pandemic presents.
- Review activities and techniques to relieve stress and incorporate self-care.