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Training 101 for AFC (Family Homes)

Posted by SuperUser Account on September 13, 2013
MALA provides a solution to tackle your training needs. MALA is proud to announce Training 101, a training series for your new hires and those needing refresher training. Training 101 will provide new employees with fundamental training needed to prepare them for effective on-the-job training.

Topics include:
  • Medication Administration for AFC
  • Prevention and Containment of Communicable Diseases for AFC
  • Reporting Requirements for AFC
  • Resident Rights for AFC Family Homes
  • Personal Care, Protection and Supervision for AFC Homes
  • Safety and Fire Prevention for AFC Family Homes
Tags: Series, Direct Care, AFC CEU

Training 101 for AFC (Large Group Homes)

Posted by SuperUser Account on September 13, 2013
MALA provides a solution to tackle your training needs. MALA is proud to announce Training 101, a training series for your new hires and those needing refresher training. Training 101 will provide new employees with the fundamental training needed to prepare them for effective on-the-job training.

Topics include:
  • Medication Administration for AFC
  • Prevention and Containment of Communicable Diseases for AFC
  • Reporting Requirements for AFC
  • Resident Rights for AFC Small and Large Homes
  • Personal Care, Protection and Supervision for AFC Homes
  • Safety and Fire Prevention for AFC Large Group Homes
Tags: Series, Direct Care, AFC CEU

Training 101 for HFA

Posted by SuperUser Account on September 13, 2013
MALA provides a solution to tackle your training needs. MALA is proud to announce Training 101, a training series for your new hires and those needing refresher training. Training 101 will provide new employees with the fundamental training needed to prepare them for effective on-the-job training.

Topics include:
  • Medication Administration for HFA
  • Prevention and Containment of Communicable Diseases for HFA
  • Reporting Requirements for HFA
  • Resident Rights for HFA
  • Personal Care, Protection and Supervision for HFA Homes
  • Safety and Fire Prevention for HFA
Tags: Series, Direct Care

Medication Administration for AFC

Posted by SuperUser Account on September 13, 2013
This course is designed to help adult foster care employees meet minimum standards related to medication training.  The course provides an overview of licensing requirements related to medication administration as well as the proper handling of medications during medication administration.  It incorporates the six rights of medication passing; proper hand washing; how to properly measure liquids; how to properly apply transdermal patches;and how to properly handle and administer insulin, nasal sprays, inhalers and nebulizers.
1 to 3 hours 3 AFC CEUs Non-Member Subscription
Tags: Direct Care, AFC CEU, Health and Safety

Medication Administration for HFA

Posted by SuperUser Account on September 13, 2013
This course is designed to help home for the aged employees meet minimum standards related to medication training.  The course provides an overview of licensing requirements related to medication administration as well as the proper handling of medications during medication administration.  It incorporates the six rights of medication passing; proper hand washing;how to properly measure liquids; how to properly apply transdermal patches; and how to properly handle and administer insulin, nasal sprays, inhalers and nebulizers.
Tags: Direct Care, Health and Safety, HFA Licensing

Prevention and Containment of Communicable Diseases for HFA

Posted by SuperUser Account on September 13, 2013
This course is designed to help home for the aged employees meet minimum standards related to the prevention and containment of communicable diseases.  The course includes the identification of situations where risk of exposure to blood-borne pathogens exists, methods of sanitization, universal precautions, correct hand-washing procedure, prevention of needle sticks, handling laundry, safe kitchen practices and more.
Tags: Direct Care, Health and Safety

Prevention and Containment of Communicable Diseases for AFC

Posted by SuperUser Account on September 13, 2013
This course is designed to help adult foster care employees meet minimum standards related to the prevention and containment of communicable diseases.  The course includes the identification of situations where risk of exposure to blood-borne pathogens exists, methods of sanitization, universal precautions, correct hand-washing procedure, prevention of needle sticks, handling laundry, safe kitchen practices and more.
1 to 2 hours 2 AFC CEUs Non-Member Subscription
Tags: Direct Care, AFC CEU, Health and Safety

Reporting Requirements for AFC

Posted by SuperUser Account on September 13, 2013
This course is designed to help adult foster care employees meet minimum standards related to reporting requirements. The course discusses reporting procedures regarding incidents, accidents, illnesses, absences and death.   In addition, this course provides the definition of abuse, neglect, exploitation and mandatory reporters.   It also discusses the required elements of an incident report as well as best practices for completing incident reports.
1 to 2 hours 2 AFC CEUs Non-Member Subscription
Tags: Direct Care, AFC CEU, AFC Licensing

Reporting Requirements for HFA

Posted by SuperUser Account on September 13, 2013
This course is designed to help home for the aged employees meet minimum standards related to reporting requirements.  The course discusses reporting procedures regarding incidents, accidents, illnesses, absences and death.   In addition, this course provides the definition of abuse, neglect, exploitation and mandatory reporters.   It also discusses the reportable events as well as best practices for completing incident reports.
Tags: Direct Care, HFA Licensing

Resident Rights for AFC Small and Large Homes

Posted by SuperUser Account on September 13, 2013
This course is designed to help adult foster care employees meet training requirements related to resident rights.  The course provides an introduction to resident rights found in the Michigan AFC Licensing Rules. Additional course content will reference the AFC licensing technical assistance manual. It is also important to note that this course will review the resident rights under the Adult Foster Care Facility Licensing Act (Public Act 218). It does not include information about rights and protections under the Mental Health Code and Social Welfare Act.
1 hour 1 AFC CEUs Non-Member Subscription
Tags: Direct Care, AFC CEU

Resident Rights for HFA

Posted by SuperUser Account on September 13, 2013
This course is designed to help home for the aged employees meet training requirements related to resident rights.  The course provides an introduction to resident rights found in the PA 368 and Michigan HFA Licensing Rules. Additional course content will reference the HFA licensing technical assistance manual.
Tags: Direct Care

Resident Rights for AFC Family Homes

Posted by SuperUser Account on September 13, 2013
This course is designed to help adult foster care employees meet training requirements related to resident rights.  The course provides an introduction to resident rights found in the Michigan AFC Licensing Rules. Additional course content will reference the AFC licensing technical assistance manual. It is also important to note that this course will review the resident rights under the Adult Foster Care Facility Licensing Act (Public Act 218). It does not include information about rights and protections under the Mental Health Code and Social Welfare Act.
1 hour 1 AFC CEUs Non-Member Subscription
Tags: Direct Care, AFC CEU

Personal Care, Protection and Supervision for AFC Homes

Posted by SuperUser Account on September 13, 2013
This course is designed to help adult foster care employees meet training requirements related to personal care, protection and supervision.  The course provides an overview of important licensing rules related to personal care, protection and supervision for family group homes as well as small and large group homes.  Additional course content will reference licensing technical assistance manuals, emergency preparedness best practices as developed by the AFC Council, information on hyper and hypothermia as well as the AFC Facility Licensing Act, Public Act 218 of 1979.
1 to 2 hours 2 AFC CEUs Non-Member Subscription
Tags: Direct Care, AFC CEU, Health and Safety, AFC Licensing

Personal Care, Protection and Supervision for HFA

Posted by SuperUser Account on September 13, 2013
This course is designed to help home for the aged employees meet training requirements related to personal care, protection and supervision.  The course provides an overview of important licensing rules related to personal care, protection and supervision.  Additional course content references licensing technical assistance manuals, emergency preparedness best practices and information on hyper and hypothermia.
Tags: Direct Care, Health and Safety, HFA Licensing

Safety and Fire Prevention for AFC Small Group Homes (6 or Less)

Posted by SuperUser Account on September 13, 2013
This course is designed to help adult foster care employees meet training requirements related to safety and fire prevention.  The course provides an overview of important licensing rules related to safety and fire prevention.  It includes information about kitchen fire safety, grill use, microwaves, washers and dryers.  The course will also include information on how to meet the special needs of residents and how to prevent and respond to fires.
1 to 2 hours 2 AFC CEUs Non-Member Subscription
Tags: Direct Care, AFC CEU, AFC Fire Safety, Health and Safety

Safety and Fire Prevention for AFC Small Group Homes (7 to 12)

Posted by SuperUser Account on September 13, 2013
This course is designed to help adult foster care employees meet training requirements related to safety and fire prevention.  The course provides an overview of important licensing rules related to safety and fire prevention.  It includes information about kitchen fire safety, grill use, microwaves, washers and dryers.  The course will also include information on how to meet the special needs of residents and how to prevent and respond to fires.
1 to 2 hours 2 AFC CEUs Non-Member Subscription
Tags: Direct Care, AFC CEU, AFC Fire Safety, Health and Safety

Safety and Fire Prevention for AFC Large Group Homes

Posted by SuperUser Account on September 13, 2013
This course is designed to help adult foster care employees meet training requirements related to safety and fire prevention.  The course provides an overview of important licensing rules related to safety and fire prevention.  It includes information about kitchen fire safety, grill use, microwaves, washers and dryers.  The course will also include information on how to meet the special needs of residents and how to prevent and respond to fires.
1 to 2 hours 2 AFC CEUs Non-Member Subscription
Tags: Direct Care, AFC CEU, AFC Fire Safety, Health and Safety

Safety and Fire Prevention for HFA

Posted by SuperUser Account on September 13, 2013
This course is designed to help home for the aged employees meet training requirements related to safety and fire prevention.  The course provides an overview of important licensing rules related to safety and fire prevention.  It includes information about kitchen fire safety, grill use, microwaves, washers and dryers.  The course will also include information on how to meet the special needs of residents and how to prevent and respond to fires.
Tags: Direct Care, HFA Fire Safety, Health and Safety

Safety and Fire Prevention for AFC Family Homes

Posted by SuperUser Account on September 13, 2013
This course is designed to help adult foster care employees meet training requirements related to safety and fire prevention.  The course provides an overview of important licensing rules related to safety and fire prevention.  It includes information about kitchen fire safety, grill use, microwaves, washers and dryers.  The course will also include information on how to meet the special needs of residents and how to prevent and respond to fires.
1 to 2 hours 2 AFC CEUs Non-Member Subscription
Tags: Direct Care, AFC CEU, AFC Fire Safety, Health and Safety

General Technology

Posted by SuperUser Account on September 16, 2013
Technology serves as an integral part of today's world whether you are aware of where it is used or not. Technology surrounds us in our daily lives. Being able to use technology can only enhance your personal and professional life. This series of courses works as an introduction to basic technology concepts as well as covering new concepts emerging in technology. This series does not require any previous knowledge. Sign-up today and unlock your potential.
  • Windows 8
  • Google Drive
  • Simple Blogging
  • Navigating LinkedIn
  • MS Office 2012 - Excel
  • MS Office 2012 - PowerPoint
  • MS Office 2012 - Word
  • Podcasting
  • USB & External Hard Drives
  • Prezi
  • General iPad
  • Searching on the Internet
Tags: Series, Computers, New Courses

Van Safety (12 and 15 Passenger)

Posted by SuperUser Account on September 16, 2013
This course will highlight the differences between a car and a 12- to 15-passenger van. This course will include additional braking distance, maneuvering a van including backing up as well as the use of mirrors and turn signals, preventing rollover and more.
30 to 60 Minutes Purchase Subscription
Tags: Health and Safety, New Courses

Hospice Eligibility and Benefits

Posted by SuperUser Account on September 16, 2013
This course provides an overview of hospice, who is eligible as well as services provided.
30 to 60 Minutes Purchase Subscription
Tags: Health and Safety, New Courses

Driving Safety

Posted by SuperUser Account on September 16, 2013
This course will provide information for keeping both driver and vehicle in good condition. It includes defensive driving techniques, the hazards of distracted driving as well as driving in inclement weather and more.
30 to 60 Minutes Purchase Subscription
Tags: Health and Safety, New Courses

MALA Enhances Insurance Programs with Marsh & McLennan

Posted by SuperUser Account on April 29, 2014
MALA is pleased to announce that its insurance programs are now affiliated with Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC (MMA).  We are excited about this opportunity to build upon our excellent insurance programs and risk management services through MALA’s exclusive endorsement of Michigan Assisted Living Insurance Services, a service of Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC.

Come back soon for new courses developed by Michigan Assisted Living Insurance Services, a service of Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC.

Click here for more information

Tags: Insurance, Risk Management

Coming Soon

Posted by SuperUser Account on May 01, 2014

Here are some courses areas we are working on.

  • Marketing
  • Staff In-service
  • Insurance and Risk Management
  • Dementia
  • Nutrition
  • Care for the Actively Dying Resident
  • The Dangers of Distracted Driving
  • The Diabetic Diet
  • The Gluten Free Diet
  • Van: Proper Use of a Wheelchair Lift

 

Tags: Coming Soon, Dementia, Health Care Reform, Insurance, Nutrition

Care of the Actively Dying Resident

Posted by SuperUser Account on July 11, 2014
This educational activity is designed for healthcare professionals who provide quality care to residents at the end of life. Depending on cultural and or religious beliefs, death can have different meanings which could impact the interventions of providing for the dying resident and/or their family members. This one-hour educational activity will increase awareness of resident choice and treatment, as well as provide long-term care professionals information and tools on signs and symptoms of approaching death, The Five Tasks, and the psychosocial needs of the resident and their family or loved ones.
1 hour 1 AFC CEUs Purchase Subscription
Tags: New Courses, New CEU Course, Direct Care, Health and Safety, AFC CEU
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