Upcoming Training

Certified Nurse Aid Training Program

TAACCCT Grant funded a CNA program at UH Maui College

Dates: April 25th-June 19th Cohort 3

Classes:

Distance Learning ~ Tues-Wed, 5pm-9pm

Hands-on Training ~ 6 days: Thurs, Fri, Sat, 7am-4:30pm

Practicum ~ 3 days: Thurs, Fri, Sat, 6:30am-5:00pm

YOU can have a viable career in the healthcare community industry! This 8-week course consists of 150 hours classroom and hands-on training.  Register for course #HLTH6003 online at www.edventuremaui.com.  For more information, call 948-3231.  CNA certificate program is partially funded by a grand from the U.S. Department of Labor.  We are an equal opportunity employer/program.  Auxiliary aids and services available upon request for individuals with disabilities.

Announcing Special Half-Day Community Workshops to Help Caregivers of Persons Living with Memory Loss or Dementia.

Program:

  1. The ABC’s of Dementia
  2. Positive Approach to Dementia Care™ Workshop: Making Positive Connections: It’s All in Your Approach, And Challenging Behaviors: Recognizing Unmet Needs

Presenters:

Ritabelle Fernandes, MD, MPH is board certified in Geriatric Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, and Internal Medince.  She is an Associate Professor, Dept. of Geriatric Medicine, John A. Burns School of Medicine at UH.  She is co-principal investigator of the UH Center on Aging’s Hawaii Alzheimer’s Disease Initiative, a federal grant from Administration for Community Living.  Dr. Fernandes was formerly a geriatrician at Kokua Kalihi Valley on Oahu, where she developed many programs to serve low income seniors, such as Hawaii’s first Memory Clinic that offered person-centers, interdisciplinary team approach for patients with memory loss and their caretakers.  She is currently working to replicate the Memory Clinic model in other Hawaii Community Health Centers.

Dorothy Colby is a certified Positive Approach to Dementia Care™ Trainer and National Mentor, with more than 20 years of professional and personal experience caring for persons with memory loss.  She is Administrator for Hale Ku‘ike Memory Care Home in Nu‘uanu on O‘ahu.  Her trainings focus on understanding what is happening to the brain, so that we can empathize, adjust our approach and expectations, and be able to connect and support those living with dementia.  Positive Approach to Care™ seminars, developed by dementia advocate Teepa Snow, provide essential information for families and professional care partners on how to have a positive and meaningful relationship with loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia throughout their journey.

Moloka‘i Community Dementia Training

Workshop – Memory Loss or Dementia

WHERE: Halau at Kaluna ‘Oiwi Comolex, Nā Pu‘uwai, Kaunakakai, Moloka‘i

WHEN: Saturday, April 21st, 2018, 9am-1pm

Please register by phone or email: Kari Kaahanui at (808) 560-1068 or kkaahanui@napuuwai.com.

Moloka‘i Professional Dementia Training

Dementia Care

WHERE: Halau at Kaluna ‘Oiwi Comolex, Nā Pu‘uwai, Kaunakakai, Moloka‘i

WHEN: Saturday, April 28th, 2018, 9am-1pm

Please register by phone or email: Kari Kaahanui at (808) 560-1068 or kkaahanui@napuuwai.com.

Lana‘i Community Dementia Training

Positive Approach to Dementia Workshop

WHERE: Lana‘i Senior Center, 309 Seventh Street, Lana‘i City

WHEN: Saturday, April 28th, 2018, 9am-1pm

Please register by phone or email: Anabel Raqueno at (805) 565-7204 or araqueno@kohol.org

Lana‘i Professional Dementia Training

Living with Memory Loss or Dementia

WHERE: Lana‘i Senior Center, 309 Seventh Street, Lana‘i City

WHEN: Saturday, April 28th, 2018, 9am-1pm

Please register by phone or email: Anabel Raqueno at (805) 565-7204 or araqueno@kohol.org

 

Sponsored by:

AAPCHO_PI Diabetes Learning

Pacific Islanders and Diabetes Learning Community: Addressing and Improving Health Center Strategies

Description: The Association of Asian Pacific Community Helath Organizations (AAPCHO) will be hosting a national learning community to increase knowledge and capacity of health centers to effectively meet the needs of Pacific Islanders patients with diabetes.  The following learning collaborative is in response to the need to identify, document, ands promote dissemination of successful interventions for vulnerable population impacted by uncontrolled diabetes as prioritized by AAPCHO and the Health Resources Services Administration Bureau of Primary Care (HRSA BPHC). The following learning community is best suited for health centers and primary care associations working to address the needs of special and vulnerable populations.

Learning Community Participatnt will learn and contribute to the following:

  • Cultural and historical orientation to Native hawaiian and Pacific Islander communities and challenges relevant to health interventions targeting diabetes.
  • Population management strategies and framing for health centers working to address diabetes for Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander communities.
  • Identifying social and economic determinants of health and interventions critical for addressing diabetes for Native hawaiian and Pacific Islander populations.
  • Community partnership models successful in addressing social determinants of health contributing to diabetes in Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander communities.

SESSION I: UNDERSTANDING PACIFIC ISLANDERS AND DIABETES
Speaker: 
Raynald Samoa MD, City of Hope Department of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism
Date/Time: Tuesday, April 10, 2018 9am HST / 12pm PST / 3pm EST
Register Today! https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4309658234245-8909

 

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