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4hr Medication Aide Refresher - "Online Anytime"

$70

with Teresa Mason, RN, CPhT

Calendar Current session started Mar 1, 2021

Special $70 (Usually $75)

*The same EMAIL ADDRESS IS REQUIRED to register throughout this class.

NOTE: ONLINE Access links are emailed weekdays ONLY
* Monday through Friday at 11am and 3pm
* No Exceptions - Please do not call nights or weekends

Learn online wherever it is convenient for you.
Access your class on your: 
Desktop, Laptop, Tablet, or Smart Phone!

Dates: Monthly "Around the Clock"
*Online Portion of this class must be completed within 3-weeks (21-days) from Date of Access Link confirmed receipt.

Date: ANYTIME AROUND THE CLOCK - 24/7

Time: ANYTIME AROUND THE CLOCK - 24/7

Location: Online Anytime via GoToTraining

 

Access your class on your: 
Desktop, Laptop, Tablet, or Smart Phone!

Learn online wherever it is convenient for you.


Required annual continuing education for  Registered  Medication  Aides  (68hr – Assisted  Living)  and required every 3 years for non-registered  Medication  Technicians  (32hr  Medication Technicians in  Adult  Day  Cares,  Adolescent  Group  Homes,  Correctional  Facilities). 

Topics covered include but are not limited to updates on regulations,  medication administration, insulin administration, patient safety, facility-specific topics. 

Certificate will be provided via email within 14 Business Days
(count ONLY Monday through Friday non-holidays) ONLY upon successful completion of the course.
Test completion date will be your Certificate date.

Pre-requisites: Registered Medication Aide (RMA), Medication Aide

Class Duration: 4 hours includes tests

Certification Years: 1

Online Train-the-Trainer Medication Aide "Anytime"

$350

with Teresa Mason, RN, CPhT

Calendar Current session started Mar 4, 2021
3 additional sessions through Jun 1, 2021

Date & Time:
"Open Registration is available throughout the month

*CLASS END DATE IS 2-weeks after your registration confirmation 
for your ONLINE Anytime Train-the-Trainer
Medication Aide "Around the clock 24/7"

* NOTE: ONLINE Access links are emailed weekdays ONLY
* Monday through Friday at 11am and 3pm ONLY
* No Exceptions - Please do not call nights or weekends

 

Cost: $350

Two (2) Sections will be covered at your own leisure anytime for 2-weeks.  Learn online wherever it is convenient for you.

Access your class on your: 
Desktop, Laptop, Tablet, or Smart Phone!

Please have a pen and paper to make notes as you learn.

 

*Tests must be passed with 80% or better to receive certificates.

 
Medication Aide Train-the-Trainer Class

Join us for 2-sections (approximately 3-hours each with recording and attachments) to complete the Train-the-Trainer classes for Medication Aide programs.

*Certificate issued via email within 14 Business days of class end date.
(Count weekdays only; exclude holidays and weekends)

 

Section #1 - *Test = 5-Questions

Entails understanding the specifics of Adult Learners, engaging multiple personalities, emphasis on making learning fun and interactive in the classroom.

 

Section #2 - *Test = 10-Questions

Train-the-Trainer for Medication Aide (RMA) is intended for RN, LPN, RPh who wish to teach unlicensed persons and learn how to establish a program and its principles of adult learning, prepare and present lesson plans in a Medication Aide Program (RMA) approved by the Virginia Board of Nursing and the Department of Social Services for Assisted Living facilities.

8-Hour MAT
16-Hour MATY
32-Hour Medication Management

68-Hour Medication Aide 
This training course requires a total of 68 hours  (40hrs lecture/skills, 8hrs Diabetes, and 20 hours of clinical experience) for students to apply to the Virginia Board of Nursing and sit for the state competency Written Exam (online) to become a Registration Medication Aide (RMA).

Pre-requisites: LPN, RN, Pharmacist

Certification Years: N/A

40-Hour PCA (Personal Care Aide) ONLINE MONTHLY
Registration Unavailable

40-Hour PCA (Personal Care Aide) ONLINE MONTHLY

$300

with Teresa Mason, RN, CPhT

Calendar Current session started Mar 8, 2021

Put 2020 Behind You ...

* Start your new Healthcare Career in 2021 ...
* Reach out to Job Opportunities - Available NOW at:
         
           https://freshstarthealthcare.com/jobs/

** Special Discounted Price of $300 - Usually $350

 

* Coming Soon -
* Top Hat Software platform scheduled to start in February 2021

 

* NOTE: ONLINE Access links are emailed weekdays ONLY
* Monday through Friday at 11am and 3pm ONLY
* No Exceptions - Please do not call nights or weekends

* Learn online wherever it is convenient for you.
Access your class on your: 
* Desktop, Laptop, Tablet, or Smart Phone!

Dates: Monthly "Around the Clock"
* Online Portion of this class must be completed within 3-weeks
(21-days) from Start Date of class.

** Hands-on Skills to be completed "on the job" with a trained nurse added to Fresh Start Healthcare approved program.

You must ensure the facility is approved or call our office to request an approved facility location before registering for this class.

RICHMOND & SURROUNDING AREA STUDENTS:

*Anyone NOT currently working with an approved nurse instructor MUST contact the following nurse:

Happie Harris, LPN at 804-485-3589 to attend monthly scheduled Clinical hours; *Usually the second (2nd) week of each month.

First Come, First Serve ... so call to register ASAP!

Four to Eight (4-8) Hours of SKILLS & CLINICAL INSTRUCTION  MUST BE COMPLETED WITHIN 60-days of CLASS REGISTRATION ... PLEASE BE PROMPT WITH SCHEDULING.

 

40hr Personal Care Aide (PCA):
The 40hr Personal Care Aide program meets Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) curriculum for Home Health and Hospice and is also accepted by Virginia Department of Social Services for 'direct patient care staff' in licensed assisted living facilities.

The course content instructs participant in assisting residents with activities of daily living, patient transfers, nutrition, oral & personal hygiene with "on-the-job" hands-on training to complete program.

 

Certificate will be provided within 14 business days upon successful completion of course. DO NOT COUNT WEEKENDS OR HOLIDAYS.

Prerequisites: None

Class Duration: 3-weeks Online covers 36-Hours including videos

Employment Opportunities: Assisted Living, Adult Day Care, Private Duty, Personal Companion, Home Health, Hospice

68hr Medication Aide - ONLINE Monthly

$550

with Teresa Mason, RN, CPhT

Calendar Current session started Mar 8, 2021 , runs for 3 weeks
4 additional sessions through Jun 7, 2021

Job Opportunities Available to start your Healthcare Career NOW

** Special Discounted Price of $550 - Usually $600

*Coming Soon -
* Top Hat Software platform scheduled to start in February 2021

 

NOTE: ONLINE Access links are emailed weekdays ONLY

* Monday through Friday at 11am and 3pm ONLY
* No Exceptions - Please do not call nights or weekends

Learn online wherever it is convenient for you.

Access your class on your: 
Desktop, Laptop, Tablet, or Smart Phone!

Dates: Monthly "Around the Clock"
* Online Portion of this class must be completed within 3-weeks (21-days) from Date of Access Link confirmed receipt.

** Hands-on Skills to be completed "on the job" at an assisted living facility with trained nurse added to Fresh Start Healthcare approved program.

You must ensure the facility is approved or call our office to request an approved facility location before registering for this class.

RICHMOND & SURROUNDING AREA STUDENTS:

*Anyone NOT working in an assisted living facility with an approved instructor on staff MUST contact:
Happie Harris, LPN at 804-485-3589
to attend monthly scheduled Clinical hours.
*Usually the second (2nd) week of each month.

First Come, First Serve ... so call to register ASAP!

Twenty-Four (24) Hours of SKILLS & CLINICAL INSTRUCTION  MUST BE COMPLETED WITHIN 60-days of ONLINE CLASS COMPLETION ... PLEASE BE PROMPT WITH SCHEDULING.

 

The 68hr Medication Administration Course is a Virginia Board of Nursing approved program. The course instructs participants how to administer & assist a resident in self-administering medications, including blood sugar checks & insulin injections, in the assisted living environment.

There are 68 hours of training, consisting of 44 hours of ONLINE training and 24 hours of clinical training in an On-the-Job assisted living facility, to assist in Medication Management and Administration in assisted living facilities.

Certificate and Performance Record will be provided via email within 14 Business Days (count ONLY Monday through Friday non-holidays) ONLY upon completing the course.

Not Included: Students will be eligible to apply to the Virginia Board of Nursing ($50) and the examination at PSI ($70) to become a Registered Medication Aide (RMA).

 

Prerequisites: A certificate of completion from one of the following:

  • Virginia Department of Social Services approved 40hr Direct Patient Care program
  • Virginia Medicaid approved 40hr Personal Care Assistant certificate
  • Virginia Board of Nursing approved Nurse Aide certificate
  • Please click on the following link for 18VAC90-60-60.
  • Requirements for the Program Curriculum:
  • https://law.lis.virginia.gov/admincode/title18/agency90/chapter60/section60/

 

Additional Requirements:

  • Current PPD (TB) Test or Chest X-Ray ($25 to $45)
  • Current Criminal Background Check from the Virginia State Police ($15 or more)
  • NOTE:
    Assisted Living Facility Employer is required to perform PPD (TB) Test and Criminal Background Check for all new hires.

Online Train-the-Trainer COMBO Medication Aide & Nurse Aide "Anytime"

$500

with Teresa Mason, RN, CPhT

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 15, 2021
2 additional sessions through May 17, 2021

Cost: $500

*Regular cost is $350 for each class
*COMBO class offers a special price of only $500 for 2-certificates.

 

*Call for a single class option if you are interested in Only 1-class*
Medication Aide ~or~ Nurse Aide -- 
Cost: $350 * Available On Another Link by request *

 

Date & Time:
"Open Registration" is available for 5-days (starts Monday and closes on Friday) from the listed Session Start Date you choose.

Your access voucher code will be emailed on the Session Start Date or on the available 5-days of Open Registration if you are late registering. 

Your ONLINE Train-the-Trainer Combo Class - Medication Aide & Nurse Aide may be accessed "Around the clock 24/7" at your convenience with Top Hat software.

All Folders and Assignments must be completed within 10-days of the Session Start Date chosen. 
*Tests must be passed with 80% or better to receive certificates.

"Live-Online" Q&A Discussion will be offered from 5pm-6pm on Thursday following the Registration close date.  
*Separate GoToMeeting access link will be in your Voucher email.

Three (3) Sections will be covered at your own leisure anytime.
Learn online wherever it is convenient for you. *10-days allotted

Access your class on your: 
Desktop, Laptop, Tablet, or Smart Phone!

We suggest you have a pen and paper to make notes as you learn.

 

COMBO Train-the-Trainer Class
Join us for 3-sections to complete the Train-the-Trainer classes for Medication Aide AND Nurse Aide programs (approximately 3-hours each with recording and attachments).

*2 certificates issued via email within 14 Business days of class end date.
(Count weekdays only; excluding holidays and weekends)

 

Section #1 - *Test = 10-Questions

Entails understanding the specifics of Adult Learners, engaging multiple personalities, emphasis on making learning fun, and how to be interactive in the classroom.

Section #2 - *Test = 10-Questions

Train-the-Trainer for Medication Aide (RMA) is intended for RN, LPN, RPh who wish to teach unlicensed persons and learn how to establish a program and its principles of adult learning, prepare and present lesson plans in a Medication Aide Program (RMA) approved by the Virginia Board of Nursing and the Department of Social Services for Assisted Living facilities.

8-Hour MAT
16-Hour MATY
32-Hour Medication Management

68-Hour Medication Aide 
This training course requires a total of 68 hours  (40hrs lecture/skills, 8hrs Diabetes, and 20 hours of clinical experience) for students to apply to the Virginia Board of Nursing and sit for the state competency Written Exam (online) to become a Registration Medication Aide (RMA).

Pre-requisites: LPN, RN, Pharmacist

Certification Years: N/A

 

Section #3 - *Test = 10-Questions

Train-the-Trainer for Nurse Aide (CNA) is intended for RNs and LPNs who wish to teach unlicensed persons about patient care, how to establish a program, principles of adult learning, and preparing and presenting lesson plans in a Nurse Aide Program (CNA) approved by the Virginia Board of Nursing.

The student Nurse Aide training course requires 80 hours of lecture/skills and 40 hours of clinical experience for students to apply to the Virginia Board of Nursing and sit for the state-required Written/Oral & Skills Exams to become a Certified Nurse Aide (CNA).

Pre-requisites: LPN, RN

Certification Years: N/A

Pharmacy Technician - ONLINE Anytime

$750

with Jessica Lewis, CPhT

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 21, 2021 at 10 am, runs for 8 weeks

Dates:
**Discussion/questions on Sundays Only

Times: Sundays Meetings ONLY -  Check Time on Session

Class Cost: $750 (Includes textbook)
**Textbooks must be picked up Before the start date
* between 11:00am and 2:00pm - Monday through Friday

Please call (804-539-3809) or email (info@cpr-bofa.com) the office to let them know when you plan on stopping by to pick up your textbook**

Textbook Address:
Fresh Start Healthcare, LLC
8568 Sanford Drive
Richmond, VA 23228


Location:
ONLINE with GoToMeeting.com

The access link will be emailed to you late the night before to download. 

Asynchronous ONLINE Class (with discussion/questions on Sundays)

Learn online whenever and wherever it is convenient for you
ANYTIME around the clock 24hrs/day & 7-days/week


Access your class on your: 
Desktop, Laptop, Tablet, or Smart Phone!

 

The Pharmacy Technician course is designed to prepare students to assist and support licensed pharmacists in providing health care and medications to patients. Students will obtain a broad knowledge of pharmacy practice, and Pharmacy Law skilled in the techniques required to order, stock, package, prepare and dispense medications under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist.

There will be a research project to complete during week 5 and 6 of the class duration.

You will be required to pass your Fresh Start Healthcare final exam with an 80% in order to successfully complete this class.

Certificate will be provided within 14 business days upon successful completion of the course. DO NOT COUNT WEEKENDS OR HOLIDAYS.

Student will be eligible to apply for the national (ExCPT/PTCB) examination.

Prerequisites: 17yrs old to take class 
*National Exams require you to be 18yrs old and have a high school diploma or GED 
* National Exam cost NOT included

Additional Requirements: Recommended (but not required) that participants be a Medication Aide (32hr or 68hr)

Certification Years:
License Renewal annually per Virginia Board of Pharmacy
**Cost Not included

National Certification requires online renewal every 2 years per PTCB or ExCPT
**Cost Not included

Employment Opportunities: Retail, Long-Term Care, Hospital, Pharmacy Computer Software, Drug Wholesalers

32-Hour Medication Management - ONLINE

$275

with Teresa Mason, RN, CPhT

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 22, 2021 , runs for 2 weeks
1 additional session on Apr 19, 2021

Location:  "ONLINE Anytime" with Top Hat software

Times: ONLINE ANYTIME x 2-weeks

 

 NOTE: ONLINE Access links are emailed weekdays ONLY

* Monday through Friday at 11am and 3pm ONLY
* No Exceptions - Please do not call nights or weekends

 

* Hands-on Skills Required
* Scheduled after Online class completion
* Documentation of MARs and Insulin Injections
* Location: Employer facility or Fresh Start Healthcare

Access class on your: Desktop, Laptop, Tablet, or Smart Phone!

 Learn "Online" wherever it is convenient for you.

 

Approved by the Virginia Board of Nursing and managed by VCU Department of Gerontology, this 32-Hour Medication Management course instructs participants on how to administer and assist residents in self-administering medication in the group home, adult daycare, or correctional facility environment.

Prerequisites: Groups Only, registered by employers

Strongly Suggested but not required: 40-Hour Direct Care, 40-Hour PCA (Personal Care Aide), or Nurse Aide Certificate

Certificate will be provided to employer via email within 14 Business Days (count ONLY Monday through Friday non-holidays) ONLY upon successful completion of the entire course.





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