Training Classes Offered by Dimensional Health Care Associates

DHCA training services successfully target all areas of safety and health, helping to educate the general public and medical service professionals as well. DHCA training is taught with specific industries in mind and can be customized to meet your needs. By facilitating a training center approach and providing professional instruction in the workplace and community, DHCA offers a wide variety of training classes.

Training's are conducted in a classroom and skills based setting to provide needed experience. Instructors have required certificates and experience for teaching.
 

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Choking Prevention and Dysphagia Diets / Basic Nutrition

The Diet Education course provides participants with basic nutrition training and the information necessary to have knowledge of special diets. Choking risk and altered consistency diet education provided.

Instructor:Registered Nurse and/or Registered Dietitian
Cost:$25
Length:3 Hours
Days Dates Times Registration Click to Register
MON August 17 11am - 2pm Open
MON September 14 11am - 2pm Open

Competency Course

This course is open to CMTs current on the Maryland Board of Nursing website and newly employed by Delegated Agencies.  Successful completion of this course along with successful completion of an in home practical examination by the delegating nurse and current CMT status on the Maryland Board of Nursing will provide the CMT approval from DHCA for oral and topical medication administration under the delegation of a DHCA nurse. This course includes a review of DDA specific rules and regulations as they pertain to medication administration, as well as a Competency Exam. 

Instructor:MBON Approved Registered Nurse Trainer
Cost:$Free to Delegated Agencies
Length:2 hours
Days Dates Times Registration Click to Register
WED August 19 10am - 12pm Open
FRI August 28 10am - 12pm Open
WED September 9 10am - 12pm Open
FRI September 18 10am - 12pm Open
WED September 23 10am - 12pm Open

Medication Technician Training Program (MTTP)

The MTTP training course is a requirement for unlicensed staff to administer medications in a community based environment for all agencies that are licensed by the Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) . This course encompasses the entire curriculum developed by DDA in which DHCA utilizes, lecture, hands on, case studies and practical applications to teach this course. Our faculty has been teaching the course since it’s inception, and has a long history of positive feedback by students, agencies and nurses that have taken the course. Upon successful completion of the course students will be Certified by the Maryland Board of Nursing as Medication Technicians (CMT).

Instructor:MBON Approved Registered Nurse Trainer
Cost:$180
Length:20 hours
Days Dates Times Registration Click to Register
TUE THU September 8, 10, 15, 17 4pm - 9pm Open
TUE THU September 15, 17, 22, 24 8am - 1pm Open
MON TUE WED THU September 21, 22, 23, 24 4pm - 9pm Open
MON TUE WED THU September 28, 29, 30 - October 1 - 8am - 1pm Open

Two Year Clinical Update (Medication Class; MTTP)

The MTTP Two Year Clinical Update course is for those people who have successfully completed the initial MTTP Course, and is listed on the Maryland Board of Nursing Web site as a "Certified Medication Technician." This course provides a comprehensive review of the MTTP, provides didactic hands on review and incorporates updates of changes in the MTTP.

Instructor:MBON Approved Registered Nurse Trainer
Cost:$65
Length:4 Hours
Days Dates Times Registration Click to Register
SAT August 15 3pm - 7pm Open
SUN August 16 3pm - 7pm Open
FRI August 21 8am - 12pm Open
MON August 24 8am - 12pm Open
THU August 27 8am - 12pm Open
FRI August 28 1pm - 5pm Open
WED September 2 3pm - 7pm Open
TUE September 8 8am - 12pm Open
FRI September 11 8am - 12pm Open
WED September 16 8am - 12pm Open
WED September 16 3pm - 7pm Open
SAT September 19 3pm - 7pm Open
SUN September 20 3pm - 7pm Open
MON September 21 8am - 12pm Open
FRI September 25 8am - 12pm Open
FRI September 25 3pm - 7pm Open
WED September 30 3pm - 7pm Open