Vitals: The Good the Bad and the Basics- January 30th
Participants will learn about basic vital signs-what they mean and how to monitor them. Participants will
receive a list of products they should have in the home to monitor vitals.
Medication Monitoring and Management- February 6th
Medication Management can quickly become a stressful part of caregiving; Registered Nurse will explain the medication management process; From what to do when you get a prescription to what to do when the medication is no longer in use. Participants will receive a medication planner for participating as well as information on community resources to help with medication management.
Safe Transfers and Home Exercise Programs- February 13th
Participants will learn techniques to keep themselves safe when assisting with transfers; examples will be given to breakdown the different kind of transfers. Participants will receive training from a Therapist on developing and maintaining a home exercise program for their loved ones.
Advance Directives/POLST/DNR/POA- February 20th
Participants will be walked through the differences between Advance directives; Wyoming POLST, DNR orders and POA documentation and why each is important in their own way. How to have the conversation with family about each and how to communicate clients wishes to physicians and providers.
Caregiver Burnout- February 27th
Participants will learn the signs of caregiver burnout and how to cope with the stresses of caregiving. Instructor will walk participants through quick stress relieving techniques, tips and tricks from professional caregivers. Participants will receive list of community resources to help with care giver burnout.
Questions and to RSPV call 307-333-4574
This Caregiver Boot Camp is designed for primary caregivers and does not constitute as professional training or CEUs