Nursing & Senior Care Training Online

Learn to identify and prevent patient abuse and neglect, provide age-appropriate levels of care, and safeguard patient privacy with courses that meet HIPAA, OSHA, and CDC standards. Find the courses you need today.

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What Is Nursing Training and How Do I Get Started? 

Nursing training is a program that prepares individuals to become qualified nurses capable of providing various levels of patient care. It involves learning technical skills, patient care techniques, medical terminology, and healthcare's ethical and legal aspects. 

To get started, you should: 

  1. Determine the Nursing Path: Decide whether you want to become a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), Registered Nurse (RN), or pursue an advanced practice role. Each has different educational requirements.
  2. Meet Prerequisite Education: Complete the necessary prerequisite courses, typically including sciences and other general education courses.
  3. Choose an Accredited Program: Enroll in an accredited nursing program at a college, university, or vocational school.
  4. Complete Clinical Hours: Gain hands-on experience through clinical rotations in various healthcare settings.
  5. Pass the Licensing Exam: After graduation, take and pass the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) for your nursing level.
  6. Obtain State Licensure: Apply for a nursing license from your state's nursing board. 

What Are the Key Requirements for Senior Care Training Programs? 

Senior care training programs focus on caring for the elderly, often addressing their specific physical, emotional, and social needs. Key requirements typically include:

  • Understanding of the aging process 
  • Identifying patient abuse by healthcare professionals
  • Preventing patient abuse and neglect
  • Healthcare skills 
  • Patient rights and ethics 
  • Safeguard patient privacy
  • Dementia care 

How Long Does Senior Care Training Typically Take? 

The duration of senior care training can vary widely based on the program and certification level. Short-term certification programs for roles like Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) may take several weeks or months. 

More comprehensive programs for Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) or Registered Nurses (RNs) focusing on senior care can take anywhere from one to four years. 

Moreover, continuing education may also be added to enhance skills and knowledge. If you’re looking for continuing education to enhance your skills, online Nursing Training and Senior Care training offer a course structure that allows you to complete your training from anywhere and at your own pace, saving your progress as you go. 

However, if you want to do it one go, our online continuing education courses can typically be completed in 1 hour. 

Where Can I Get a Certification in Patient Abuse Prevention? 

Certification in patient abuse prevention and medical abuse prevention is often offered through healthcare education providers, professional associations, and sometimes state health departments. 

To find a certification program, look for accredited online courses that offer certification upon completion. For example, at 360training, once you finish your course and pass any required exams, you can print your certificate of completion right away.

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