Tuesday, October 19, 2010
With Lexie's Law, one requirement is to get 15 hours of training. I've come up with a list of free/cheap trainings for you:
CHILDREN'S ALLIANCE OF KANSAS:
Childally.org offers free online classes that you can take to get your training hours. These online classes include:
(3 Hour Class) Medical Administration: This course is designed to meet the KDHE licensing requirements. It provides a basic knowledge of these topics: • Types, forms, and purposes of medication • Safe administration of medication, categories, usage and potential side effects of various medications • Look-a-like and sound-a-like medications This is an online, self-directed course. The training material is broken down into 5 training modules. After you read each module you will be asked a series of questions in relation to the material read. After answering all questions correctly in all modules, you will be sent a certificate to the e-mail you provide.
Sign up for Medical Administration Here
(1 Hour Class) Universal Precautions: This class was developed as a self paced online course to assist you in understanding exposure to bloodborne pathogens in your work. The class is divided into 11 sections. You will be asked to take a pre and post test, watch a video and answer discussion questions. You must score 80% on the post-test and answer the discussion questions to successfully complete the course.
Sign up for Universal Precautions Here
Your food program training counts as 2 hours.
FOOD HANDLERS CARD:
You can get your food handler's card for 2 hours of training. The cost is free. Here is a list of dates in Wichita. Check your local health department to see if they offer this training as well.
OCTOBER 2010 WICHITA TRAININGS:
If you live around the Wichita area, here are some trainings for 2 hours that only cost $10 each:
19th- First Aid Introduction and Refresher
21st- Signs of Child Abuse and Neglect and Symptoms of Childhood Illness
27th- Toddlers: What to Expect and What Not to Expect
All trainings will be held at 3700 E Douglas #85 at 6:30pm and will be $10.
Please call to reserve your spot, You can also call about any questions you have about the trainings.
First Aid/CPR classes
Read books (every 50 pages counts for 1 hour)
Watch videos (get from local libraries or places like Childstart)
***If you have any ideas of trainings, please leave a comment.