Washington Association of Housing and Services for the Aging With ISLE-ed to Offer Senior Care Professional and Staff Training
September 02, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Education NewsWest Linn, Oregon and Dupont, Washington – Washington Association of Housing and Services for the Aging (WAHSA) and the Institute for Senior Living Education (ISLE-ed) have announced an educational partnership designed to offer training to administrators, managers, nurses and other professionals who provide care to the elderly through EasyCEU.com.
The ISLE-Ed partnership will also include an online staff training program, aQuire Training Solutions. The partnership will allow WAHSA to provide online professional and staff training to Administrators, managers, nurses, caregivers and frontline staff to senior care providers throughout Washington.
“WAHSA has long played a role in helping senior care providers find tools and resources needed to continue to improve care to seniors in Washington,” Sharon K. Brothers, ISLE-ed CEO said. “Through this partnership, providers will be able to access training resources with anytime, any place accessibility – an important feature for a state with so many rural providers.”
Courses are available in the areas of care for individuals with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, senior care services and management, ethics, death and dying as well as other topics related to senior care. All courses offered for continuing education credit through EasyCEU.com are accredited by the National Continuing Education Review Services of the National Association of Boards of Examiners of Long Term Care Administrators (NCERS/NAB), the Board that approves courses for nursing home and assisted living administrators nationally.
Washington Association of Housing and Services for the Aging is located 14.5 miles northeast from Olympia. For more than 56 years, WAHSA has been the voice of quality long-term care in the state and advocating for its members in the advancement of innovation, quality, and social responsibility in aging services.
Institute for Senior Living Education offers online courses specifically developed for the senior care professional through the programs and services of EasyCEU (EasyCEU.com), as well as training for frontline staff via their newly-launched aQuire Training Solutions (aQuireTraining.com). Its instructors are professional healthcare and senior-care providers and educators.
For more information, visit ISLE-ed’s website at www.ISLE-ed.com , or phone the toll free number at 877-843-8374.
Washington Association of Housing and Services for the Aging (WAHSA), established in 1951, is the state association of not-for-profit organizations and other affiliated members dedicated to providing quality housing, health, community, and related services to the elderly. WAHSA represents and promotes the common interests of its members through leadership, advocacy, education, and cost-saving group services in order to enhance members' ability to provide the highest quality of service to their constituency. WAHSA members endeavor to address the total needs of the individual – physical, emotional, social, and spiritual. WAHSA members have distinct and charitable roots and strive to exemplify social responsibility, ethical actions, leadership, and mutual support. All WAHSA members share a commitment to providing the highest quality of care to more than 26,000 older persons throughout Washington State.
The Institute of Senior Living Education (ISLE-ed), through EasyCEU, offers anytime, anywhere web-based courses and continuing education credits for assisted living and nursing home administrators, nurses and managers. All courses are approved by the National Continuing Education Review Services of the National Association of Boards of Examiners of Long Term Care Administrators (NCERS/NAB), as well as by the numerous state licensing boards. Its instructors are professional healthcare and senior care providers. ISLE-ed also offers a specialized game-based training program for frontline staff through the aQuire Training Solutions program (aQuireTraining.com).
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