Getting your Team onboard the e-learning Train

Family Caregiver Training in Oklahoma (and on IPCed)

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Today I’m sending a shout-out to Julie DelCour, a journalist for the Tulsa World who wrote an article published March 16, 2014 titled “An army of caregivers with no basic training.” DelCour points out that Oklahoma has over 600,000 family caregivers, which is more than the entire active-duty US army.

End of life care – training makes all the difference

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It’s interesting in that two different news stories hit my desk this week.  One was a Wall Street Journal “Ask the Experts” column titled “How can we reduce end-of-life health-care costs?” The other was an article published online in the Journal of the American Medical Directors Association (JAMDA) titled “Attitudes toward Death, Dying, End-of-Life Palliative… Read more »

The New IPCed Learning Management System

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If you are familiar with our online training system aQuire, you will be amazed by our improved LMS.  It provides the same great online courses, but with expanded management features.  Now you will easily be able to add new employees, update their information, load and credit your own training materials, and run over 40 reports… Read more »

Training videos and bigger brains

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Reading through my daily news updates, this lead sentence caught my eye:  “People learning a new skill might pick it up more quickly by watching videos of other people performing the same task, a small new study suggests.”  This story, published online in the February 18, 2014 edition of HealthDay News was reposted on WebMd,… Read more »

Chocolate Cake and Training Success

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Few things are as exciting as seeing your name (and passion) in print, at least for someone like me who thrives on talking to people about training. Thanks to the latest issue of Senior Living Executive, the official publication of the Assisted Living Federation of America, that’s our experience here at IPCed.  In fact, the… Read more »

Training is as important as pay? Just ask the family!

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Every family who has hired an in-home caregiver can relate to Rosanna Fay’s experience, recently shared in an insightful and articulate opinion article shared through the San Jose Mercury News.  Fay shares her belief that while pay is important for caregivers, knowing that they are trained and have a professional standard to meet is even… Read more »

Online courses present revolution in education

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  The New York Times ran a great article this week featuring an interview with Salman Khan, the young MIT grad who founded the Khan Academy which offers free online courses in the core sciences.  Khan started the online education approach as a way to help his young cousin who was struggling with math.  He… Read more »