Right at Home Corporate is sponsoring a free webinar, “Understanding the Older LGBT Community and Its Unique Needs and Barriers,” on Wednesday, Aug. 28. The presenter is Paul R. Blom, M.Div., owner and CEO of Right at Home Twin Cities. Paul is a locally and nationally known advocate for older adults. He and his husband, Bob, have owned and operated Right at Home Twin Cities since 2001. The American Society on Aging will host the webinar.
|Title||Understanding the Older LGBT Community and Its Unique Needs and Barriers|
|Date||Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019|
|Time||10:00 AM Pacific (1:00 PM Eastern)|
|Credit||Includes 1 complimentary CE credit*|
Presented by Paul R. Blom, M.Div., Owner & CEO, Right at Home Twin Cities
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Compliments of Philips Lifeline and Right at Home
Right at Home proudly offers the Lifeline service through many Right at Home locations across the country. Compliments of Lifeline, Right at Home currently offers seven CEU courses for Nurses, Case Managers, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, and Pharmacists. Topics are focused around fall prevention and medication interventions for older adults.
How to Register for the CEUs
Each course is accessible on the Philips Lifeline Learning Center website. Most courses are for 1.0 credit hour.
- Go to - https://www.theonlinelearningcenter.com/
- Click Register if you have not registered on the Philips Learning Center before.
- During the registration process you will be asked to fill in a valid email address.
- You will also be asked to fill in a password of your choice.
- Click Next to continue with the registration process.
- Enter required demographic data and click Next.
- Please skip any steps that refer to a CEU account by clicking Next.
- Select the appropriate professional identification and provide the required information, click Next.
- Please click Finish.
- You should receive an email to verify your email address. Click on the link provided within the email and you will automatically be logged in and your registration complete.
To access the list of free courses please use the following instructions:
- Select Course Catalog.
- Select Browse Our Course Catalog.
- Select Philips Lifeline Course Categories.
- Select Continuing Education Approved Courses.
Choose and complete your desired course.
- Note: You may have to allow pop-ups in your web browser to launch the course.
- To access the test and obtain your certificate, exit out of the course and follow directions to take the test.
- For assistance in using the Philips Lifeline Learning Center please call: (800) 692-4295.
Accreditation is available for the following organizations:
- American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
- California Board of Behavioral Sciences
- California Board of Registered Nursing
- Commission for Case manager Certification (CCMC)
- National Association of Social Workers
- Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)
- Florida Board of Nursing
- West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses
- Assessing Outcomes Vital to Independent Living in Late Life
- Complications Resulting from Long Lie Times After a Fall
- Diabetes and Fall Risk: Special Considerations in Improving Quality of Life for Older Adults
- Engaging Older Adults in Evidence Based Fall Prevention
- Fall-Related Brain Injury in Older Adults: Focus on Prevention
- Reducing Falls in the Home: Medication Interventions and the Role of the Aging Network
The States of Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio and West Virginia do not accept CEs approved through the National Association of Social Workers. However social workers in Michigan, North Carolina, and Ohio can receive accreditation for this program through the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB). Social workers in West Virginia cannot receive CE credits for this program.
NOTE: This program is not accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association due to their policies.
NOTE: Nursing CEUs are not available for nurses licensed in Delaware, Rhode Island, Utah and Washington.
NOTE: This program has been approved for continuing credits by the associations noted above. It is the responsibility of each licensee to verify that the course content meets the criteria for acceptable continuing education credit within his/her licensing organization.