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Education & Training Classes

All onsite classes canceled until further notice due to COVID-19

Welcome to Empowering People 2020 Training Classes!

Our upcoming classes for caregivers fill quickly so don’t delay!
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2020 Classes and Dates

Nurse Delegation for Caregivers Core Training

This is a 9 hour course available for all caregivers who might assume the role of delegation of specific nursing tasks. A registered nurse may delegate these tasks but maintains the overall responsibility for care. This course is divided into three units, each describing separate aspects of nurse delegation. Upon completion of the course, the caregiver has a basic understanding of the complexity of delegated tasks. The caregiver must also have a state certificate for NAR, NAC, or HCA and meet independently with their nurse delegator before they are delegated. The course is taught from the state approved curriculum and Empowering People are state approved instructors for this course. The course can either be taken self-study or in the classroom setting. Supported Living employees take the classroom setting course. A passing grade is required for certification to be issued.

NDCT class fee: $40

Self study available:
Nurse Delegation Diabetes – Cost $25
Nurse Delegation Core Training – Classroom or Self Study – Cost $40

For self-study registration call 509-655-6245

All onsite delegation classes canceled until further notice;

Self-study available
(please call 509-655-6245)

Dementia Specialty Training for Caregivers and Managers

This is an 8 hour course of instruction required by ADSA; DSHS, State of Washington. This course is for all Providers (Caregivers and Managers) who are enrolled in HCA training at Empowering People or who are working in a facility which has a Dementia resident(s) on site. It provides comprehensive training in the specialized care of the Dementia resident. The curriculum used is approved by ADSA; DSHS, State of Washington, and the Dementia written exam is administered after the course. A passing grade is required for certification to be issued.

Dementia class fee: $100

Wed, July 15 – class CANCELED due to COVID-19 

Wed, Aug 19 (8 am – 5 pm)

Wed, Sept 16 (8 am – 5 pm)

Mental Health Specialty Training for Caregivers and Managers

This is an 8 hour course of instruction required by ADSA; DSHS, State of Washington. This course is for all Providers (Caregivers and Managers) who are enrolled in HCA training at Empowering People or who are working in a facility which has Mental Health resident(s) in residence. It provides comprehensive training in the specialized care of the Mental Health resident. The curriculum used is approved by ADSA; DSHS, State of Washington, and the Mental Health written exam is administered after the course. A passing grade is required for certification to be issued.

Mental Health class fee: $100

Thurs, July 16 – class CANCELED due to COVID-19

Thurs, Aug 20 (8 am – 5 pm)

Thurs, Sept 17 (8 am – 5 pm)

Hands-on Skills Training

The Skills course is two back-to-back days of hands-on skills training – both days must be attended. The Skills class set may be taken as part of the HCA package or as a refresher class.

July 22 and 23 (Wednesday and Thursday) – FULL
8 am – 5 pm

August 26 and 27 (Wednesday and Thursday) – FULL
8 am – 5 pm

75 Hour Home Care Aide (HCA) Training

Home Care Aide (HCA) Training includes

  • 5 hours orientation & safety (online)
  • 38 hours HCA training (online)
  • 16 hours in-class skills training – open onsite classes available from June forward
  • Population specific training:
    • 8 hours dementia
    • 8 hours mental health
    • open onsite classes available from June forward

Cost $450 ($350 if you do not need dementia & mental health and have the 8 hour completion certificates for each course) cost includes a $75 non-refundable service fee

Skills refresher class can be taken for $100

Nurse Delegation Special Focus on Diabetes

This is a 3 hour self-study course available for all caregivers who might participate in the delegated task of administering insulin injections; it is preferred, but not mandatory, that the applicant has passed Nurse Delegation Core Training before undergoing Specialty training in Diabetes. The course uses the state approved curriculum. A passing grade is required for certification to be issued.

Self study available:
Nurse Delegation Diabetes – Cost $25
Nurse Delegation Core Training – Classroom or Self Study – Cost $40

For self-study registration call 509-655-6245