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FCP- 40hr PCA (Personal Care Aide) ONLINE ANYTIME (Blended)

$200

with Teresa Mason, RN, CPhT

Calendar Current session started Sep 1, 2021

Put 2020 Behind You ...

* Start your new Healthcare Career in 2021 ...

 ** Special Discounted Price of $200 - Usually $350
* Compliments of Family Care Pharmacy

 

* Coming Soon -
* Top Hat Software platform scheduled to start in February 2021

 

* NOTE: ONLINE Access links are emailed weekdays ONLY
* Monday through Friday at 11am and 3pm ONLY
* No Exceptions - Please do not call nights or weekends

* Learn online wherever it is convenient for you.

Access your class on your: 
* Desktop, Laptop, Tablet, or Smart Phone!

Dates: Monthly "Around the Clock"
* Online Portion of this class must be completed within 3-weeks (21-days) from Date of Access Link confirmed receipt.

** Hands-on Skills to be completed "on the job" with a trained nurse added to Fresh Start Healthcare approved program.


RICHMOND & SURROUNDING AREA STUDENTS:

*Anyone NOT currently working with an approved nurse instructor MUST contact the following nurse:

Happie Harris, LPN at 804-485-3589 to attend monthly scheduled Clinical hours; *Usually the second (2nd) week of each month.

First Come, First Serve ... so call to register ASAP!

Four to Eight (4-8) Hours of SKILLS & CLINICAL INSTRUCTION  MUST BE COMPLETED WITHIN 60-days of CLASS REGISTRATION ... PLEASE BE PROMPT WITH SCHEDULING.

 

40hr Personal Care Aide (PCA):
The 40hr Personal Care Aide program meets Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) curriculum for Home Health and Hospice and is also accepted by Virginia Department of Social Services for 'direct patient care staff' in licensed assisted living facilities.

The course content instructs participant in assisting residents with activities of daily living, patient transfers, nutrition, oral & personal hygiene with "on-the-job" hands-on training to complete program.

 

Certificate will be provided to your facility within 14 business days upon successful completion of course.
* DO NOT COUNT WEEKENDS OR HOLIDAYS.

Prerequisites: 18yrs of age

Class Duration: 3-weeks Online from class start date
* Online covers 36-Hours including videos 
* 4 to 6hrs of hands-on Skills Checkoff must be completed on-site

Employment Opportunities: Assisted Living, Adult Day Care, Private Duty, Personal Companion, Home Health, Hospice

FCP- 4hr Medication Aide Refresher - "Online Anytime"

$40

with Teresa Mason, RN, CPhT

Calendar Current session started Sep 1, 2021
3 additional sessions through Dec 1, 2021

* Your EMAIL IS REQUIRED to register for this class.

NOTE: ONLINE Access links are emailed weekdays ONLY
* Monday through Friday at 11am and 3pm
* No Exceptions - Please do not call nights or weekends

Learn online wherever it is convenient for you.
Access your class on your: 
Desktop, Laptop, Tablet, or Smart Phone!

Dates: Monthly "Around the Clock"
*Online Portion of this class must be completed within 3-weeks (21-days) from Date of Access Link confirmed receipt.

Date: ANYTIME AROUND THE CLOCK - 24/7

Time: ANYTIME AROUND THE CLOCK - 24/7

Location: Online Anytime via GoToTraining

 
Access your class on your: 

Desktop, Laptop, Tablet, or Smart Phone!
Learn online wherever it is convenient for you.

Required annual continuing education for  Registered  Medication  Aides  (68hr – Assisted  Living)  and required every 3 years for non-registered  Medication  Technicians  (32hr  Medication Technicians in  Adult  Day  Cares,  Adolescent  Group  Homes,  Correctional  Facilities). 

Topics covered include but are not limited to updates on regulations,  medication administration, insulin administration, patient safety, facility-specific topics. 

Certificate will be provided to facility within 14 Business Days 
(count ONLY Monday through Friday non-holidays) ONLY upon successful completion of the course. 


Pre-requisites: Registered Medication Aide (RMA), Medication Aide

Class Duration: 4 hours includes information tests

Certification Years: 1

FCP- 68hr Medication Aide - ONLINE

$250

with Teresa Mason, RN, CPhT

Calendar Current session started Sep 8, 2021

NEW * Top Hat Software platform 

You will receive your Top Hat "JOIN CODE" and "Bookstore Access Code" via email at 11 am ON YOUR CLASS START DATE.

Learn online wherever it is convenient for you.
Access your class on your: 
Desktop, Laptop, Tablet, or Smart Phone!

Dates: Monthly schedules and "Around the Clock" access
* Online Portion of this class must be completed within 3-weeks
(21-days) from Start Date of Access Link confirmed receipt.

** Hands-on Skills to be completed "on the job" at an assisted living facility with trained nurse added to Fresh Start Healthcare approved program.

Twenty-Four (24) Hours of SKILLS & CLINICAL INSTRUCTION  MUST BE COMPLETED WITHIN 60-days of ONLINE CLASS COMPLETION ...
PLEASE BE PROMPT WITH SCHEDULING.

The 68hr Medication Administration Course is a Virginia Board of Nursing approved program. The course instructs participants how to administer & assist a resident in self-administering medications, including blood sugar checks & insulin injections, in the assisted living environment.

There are 68 hours of training, consisting of 44 hours of ONLINE training and 24 hours of clinical training in an On-the-Job assisted living facility, to assist in Medication Management and Administration in assisted living facilities.

Certificate and Performance Record will be provided via email within 14 Business Days (count ONLY Monday through Friday non-holidays) 
ONLY upon completing the course.

Not Included: 
Students will be eligible to apply to the Virginia Board of Nursing ($50) and the examination at PSI ($70) to become a Registered Medication Aide (RMA).

Prerequisites: 
A certificate of completion from one of the following: *MUST BE SUBMITTED TO FRESH START PRIOR TO THE START DATE OF THE COURSE!* 

  • Virginia Department of Social Services approved 40hr Direct Patient Care program
  • Virginia Medicaid approved 40hr Personal Care Assistant certificate
  • Virginia Board of Nursing approved Nurse Aide certificate
  • Please click on the following link for 18VAC90-60-60.
  • Requirements for the  program curriculum:
    https://law.lis.virginia.gov/admincode/title18/agency90/chapter60/section60/

Additional Requirements:

  • Current PPD (TB) Test or Chest X-Ray ($25 to $45)
  • Current Criminal Background Check from the Virginia State Police ($15 or more)
  • NOTE:
    Assisted Living Facility Employer is required to perform PPD (TB) Test and Criminal Background Check for all new hires.




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