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Group Learning Bestsellers Bundle

$27.00 / year / per Learner (*Requires payment for a minimum of 50 Learners)

Meet your dementia education needs by giving each of your team members access to exclusive Teepa Snow Dementia Education and Care Skills content with PAC’s Online Group Learning platform!

What does this module include?

  • Five courses with over 11.5 hours of video content!  Includes all the video titles from our Bestsellers DVD bundle.
  • Save 25% with this bundle (versus purchasing separately)
  • It’s All in Your Approach video program (123 minutes)
  • The Art of Caregiving video program (118 minutes)
  • Challenging Behaviors in Dementia Care video program (159 minutes)
  • Progression of Dementia: Seeing GEMS – Not Just Loss video program (117 minutes)
  • The Journey of Dementia video program (191 minutes)
  •  See Description tab below for curriculum details
  • Course Outlines, Course Learning Objectives and additional resource materials
  • Online Quizzes- automatically graded!
  • Automatically generated and personalized Certificates of Completion
  • One year license to use the video content
  • License subscription renews automatically each year and can be cancelled at any time

How does it work?

  • With Online Group Learning, the purchaser automatically becomes a Group Leader.
  • After purchase you can assign additional Group Leaders and add your staff members as learners.  A PAC staff member is available to assist you with this process.
  • Each learner in your group will have individual 24/7 access to the video content and materials through their own account.
  • Group Leaders can easily monitor progress and quiz results of your staff members, and download progress reports for easy documentation.

How much does it cost?

  • Starts at $1,350 per year which includes the first 50 learners.  Additional learners only $27 per year! License subscription renews annually.
  • Please note Online Group Learning requires a minimum purchase of 50 learners.
  • Need access for fewer than 25 staff members? Send us an email and we’ll be happy to work out a custom solution for you

How do I purchase?

  • Only one Online Group Learning product can be purchased per order.
  • During checkout you will need to create a name for your Online Group.
  • In the box below, select the maximum number of learners you may need (including you).  Additional learners cannot be added to the same group at a later time. 

Have questions?

Description

Course Curriculum

It’s All In Your Approach 

Video Duration: 2 hours (123 minutes)

In It’s All In Your Approach, Teepa Snow, an internationally acclaimed Alzheimers and dementia care specialist, teaches her students how a person with dementia perceives his/her environment and how to properly adapt one’s own behavior to increase communication and the patient’s quality of life.

Learn techniques to improve communication, mutual understanding, better manage distress, and much more

Learn:

  • how a person living with dementia’s changing brain affects their memory, how they perceive their environment, and how that can lead to challenging situations
  • the key principles of care partnering
  • better strategies to offer help when the person living with dementia doesn’t seem to be aware of any changes or difficulties
  • about commonly occurring behaviors and recommended and preferred responses
  • about the cueing sequence of Visual-Verbal-Touch, especially important during later stages of the disease
  • to improve communication and mutual understanding

Course Lessons:

  • Lesson 1: Understanding Your Own Behavior (44 minutes)
  • Lesson 2: Positive Physical Approach Skill (34 minutes)
  • Lesson 3: Understanding Brain Failure (45 minutes)

Video Duration: 2 hours (123 minutes)

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The Art of Caregiving

Video Duration: 2 hours (116 minutes)

In The Art of Caregiving, Teepa Snow, an internationally acclaimed Alzheimers and dementia care specialist, teaches her students how to help build skills and empower you as care partners. Teepa will demonstrate effective approaches to bathing, eating, dressing, transfers, and how to respond to certain types of reactions commonly exhibited by persons living with dementia.

Learn techniques to improve communication, mutual understanding, better manage distress, and much more

Objectives:

  • Demonstrate hands-on care partnering techniques to ease daily tasks, such as difficulty with ambulation, bathing, eating, transfers, and dressing.
  • Demonstrate the ideal way to approach and interact with a person living with dementia.
  • Discuss why a patient’s life history, personal preferences, and personality traits matter.
  • Explore the need for stress management and the importance of caring for yourself.
  • Identify ways to minimize resistance and increase positive interactions.
  • Identify different types of dementia, such as Vascular dementia, Lewy Body Dementia, and Frontotemporal dementia.
  • Learn the five emotional and five physical unmet needs that cause negative reactions when someone has dementia and limited verbal communication.

Course Lessons:

  • Lesson 1: Become A Better Detective (14 min)
  • Lesson 2: Developing New Skills (40 min)
  • Lesson 3: Connecting Visually, Verbally and Physically (12 min)
  • Lesson 4: Bathing Techniques (40 min)
  • Lesson 5: How to Handle Agitation (10 min)

Video Duration: 2 hours (116 minutes)

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Challenging Behaviors in Dementia Care: Recognizing and Meeting Unmet Needs

Video Duration: 2.5 hours (159 minutes)

In Challenging Behaviors in Dementia Care: Recognizing and Meeting Unmet Needs, Teepa Snow, an internationally acclaimed Alzheimers and dementia care specialist, teaches her students how to best respond to challenging situations and to help reduce the chance of future escalations and help the person living with dementia feel at ease.

Learn techniques to improve communication, mutual understanding, better manage distress, and much more

Objectives:

  • Identify which physical and emotional needs may be causing challenging situations.
  • Explore how to figure out the problem, ease the discomfort, and calm the person in distress.
  • Demonstrate the hands-on techniques to connect and comfort using visual, verbal, physical, emotional, and spiritual communication.
  • Discuss how to create a deeper and more meaningful care approach by using Teepa’s Six Pieces of the Puzzle.

Course Lessons:

  • Lesson 1: Resistive & Distressed Behaviors (15 min)
  • Lesson 2: Sexual Advances & Explicit Behaviors (45 min)
  • Lesson 3: Six Pieces of the Puzzle (70 min)
  • Lesson 4: Hallucinations & Questions and Answers (29 min)

Video Duration: 2.5 hours (159 minutes)

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Progression of Dementia: Seeing GEMS – Not Just Loss

Video Duration: 2 hours (117 minutes)

In Progression of Dementia: Seeing GEMS – Not Just Loss, Teepa Snow, an internationally acclaimed Alzheimers and dementia care specialist, teaches her students how to offer support and assistance to reframe the changes that come with the progression of dementia.

By the end of this course learners will be able to:

  • Recognize the importance of matching the care support and cueing needed to the combination of lost and retained abilities of the person living with dementia to optimize quality of life for all involved.
  • Describe typical progression patterns for changing abilities in combination with support and environmental changes that foster best performance while providing safety mechanisms and support that is typically needed.
  • Understand why patients in later GEMS States can’t relax their muscles, and how to safely handle them to reduce the risk of bruising.
  • Understand the impact of changes in brain function on behavior, communication and interaction skills, visual processing, functional abilities, memory, reasoning, and decision-making abilities as dementia progresses, emphasizing what is available and preserved.

Discuss the impact of changes in brain function on behavior, communication and interaction skills, visual processing, functional abilities, and decision-making abilities.

Course Lessons:

  • Lesson 1: How does Dementia Progress (6 min)
  • Lesson 2: It’s All About the Money (23 min)
  • Lesson 3: Gem Levels – Diamonds vs Emeralds (29 min)
  • Lesson 4: Ambers – Caution (19 min)
  • Lesson 5: Rubies – Stop (17 min)
  • Lesson 6: Pearls – End of life (23 min)

Video Duration: 2 hours (117 minutes)

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Video Duration: 3 hours (191 minutes)

In The Journey of Dementia, Teepa Snow, an internationally acclaimed Alzheimers and dementia care specialist, teaches her students how a person with dementia perceives his/her environment and how to properly adapt one’s own behavior to increase communication and the patient’s quality of life.

Learn techniques to improve communication, mutual understanding, better manage distress, and much more

Learn:

  • how to make the most of doctor’s visits
  • how to get proper screenings to determine the state of the disease and the best level-appropriate care
  • how to look for vital legal and financial documents that need to be prepared before the disease progresses
  • how to give the best possible support during emergencies
  • how to determine when and if facility placement is the best choice
  • how to find the best end of life care
  • about appropriate activities (for an in-depth activity program also see Filling the Day with Meaning)

Course Lessons:

  • Lesson 1: Introduction (39 minutes)
  • Lesson 2: Recognizing Early Signs (50 minutes)
  • Lesson 3: What Is Dementia? (65 minutes)
  • Lesson 4: Being a Good Advocate (37 minutes)

Video Duration: 3 hours (191 minutes)

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