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Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation training is essential for all heart workersand life savers. CPR teaches how to deal with Emergency Medical System (911), it also highlights how a heart and stroke can be recognized, prevented and treated. It also point out how to help an infant who is choking, and how to respond to people with severe allergic reactions (Anaphylatic shock), asthma, hyperventilation, panic attacks, fainting, bleeding, head and spinal injuries, burns, diabetic emergencies, poisoning, and epilepsy, etc.
Children with developmental disabilities have complex needs when caring for them. Developmental disability impairs the child’s development especially if it is a disability that occurs before birth, at birth or during birth. Other developmental disability occurs during childhood or adolescence. Developmental disability can affect the clients’ physical function, mental function or both. The families of client with developmental disabilities often face challenges that in turn may affect their health. The training will address ways to support clients with developmental disability, and ways to help the family cope with challenges (Respite care) (Ref. Sorrentino, S.A. 2009).
Learning disabilities is sometimes referred to as “invisible disabilities”. It is called invisible disability because many children with this disability don’t look, talk or behave so differently than other children. Although under close observation, one might notice some of the characteristics of learning disability.
This course will be looking into the following: Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia, Dysnomia, Dyspraxia, Dyslexia, Learning Disorder and Interventions.
Behavioral Disorders (BD) are referred to as conditions that are related to mental health issues or problems. These problems lead to disruptive behavior as well as emotional and social problems. An example of Behavioral Disorders is Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD).
This course will be addressing the following: Different definitions of Behavioral Disorders, Common diagnosed behaviors, How to work with people with behavioral Disorders, informal assessment for Behavioral Disorders, Model in understanding why certain behaviors occur, and Intervention: modeling, Tracking, Use of positive reinforcement, Social skill training, Impulse Control strategies, and Calming down strategies.
This is a brain disorder that impairs the clients’ behavior, communication and social skills. The autistic client has problem communicating with others. Autism usually begins between the ages of one and a half to three years. In Canada, one child out of every two hundred children have autism
(Ref. Sorrentino, S.A. 2009).
Pharmacology and medication training is tailored to build a strong and broad foundation of knowledge, and skills needed by health care workers to administer medication to their client with better clarity. It will also empower them with the information of how drugs work in the body, the characteristics and actions of medication.
In Canada, one of the biggest problems is food borne illness. According to Health Canada, over 1 million Canadians suffer from food borne illness every year which sometimes results in death.
This course will be looking into what food borne illness is, symptoms of food borne illness, different types of food contamination, types of biological and chemical contaminations and how to avoid it, food spoilage, cross contamination, personal hygiene, safe food handling & food borne illness prevention.