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THCA Regions 8 & 9 Meeting
August 15, 2019 @ 11:45 am - 1:30 pm
THCA Region Meeting Agenda
Location: Moni’s Pizza & Pasta, 1730 W Randol Mill Rd #100, Arlington TX 76012
Date: Thursday, August 15, 2019
Check in: 11:45-12:30pm
Region Chair introductions/new Business: 12-12:30pm
Continuing Education: 12:30-1:30pm
“Caring for the Caregiver”
Healthcare team members have often referred to the family caregiver as “the second patient.” This course reviews the significant burden of stress facing the caregiver and its correlation to the resident receiving care by the interprofessional team. Strategies will be shared for team members to support the caregiver, to include a range from verbal feedback to recommendations for managing the stress so that they can better care for their own physical, mental and emotional health.
- Cite the physical effects which may often result from the stress of caregiving.
- Describe how to recognize potential events that trigger increased disturbances in caregivers.
- List strategies to support caregivers, for improved care for themselves as well as for their family member.
Texas Health Care Association – Education Foundation is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Alabama State Nurses Association, an approved approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This activity has been approved for up to 1.0 hours for Nurses. THCA-EF Approved Provider Number 5-150
This educational offering has been reviewed by the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for 1.0 clock hours for Nursing Home and Assisted Living Administrators.
THCA-EF is an approved provider for the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners. This seminar is approved for up to (.01) or 1.0 CEUs, PROVIDER NUMBER: 1082