Nearly 40% of long-term care or rehabilitation facilities have a dedicated special-care unit. As Alzheimer’s Disease and other debilitating dementias expand rapidly in the United States, the demand for individuals who can effectively manage these specialized units has far outpaced supply.
The US Department of Labor has indicated that demand for this position has increased 500% in the last 7 years and is expected to grow exponentially over the next decade. As a Certified Special-Care Manager (CSCM) you will be able to effectively manage the unit; its patients, its employees, and its financials.
Each “course” is in lecture-based format that is full of relevant information to use now and in the future. They are optimized for printing. To complete each course, simply read the lectures (approximately 3 to 4 pages each) and answer a set of 10 questions at completion. Courses generally take 30 to 45 minutes to complete. For further information, read the course overview below.
This course examines the process of communication and analyzes the various nuances that can occur when this process breaks down. The concepts discussed in this course are focused on the field of healthcare.
This course examines both Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia. Current trends, future projections, and the impact they have on our healthcare system will be explored.
This course examines the major functions of the human resource department. With staffing shortages increasing, healthcare professionals must work hard to retain their current employees.
This course reviews the healthcare challenges associated with the graying of the American population. From growth statistics to social health theories, students will examine what it means to grow old in the United States.
This course focuses on the tools and skillsets needed for front-line and mid-level healthcare leadership. Processes related to budgeting and financial oversight are covered.
This final course in the CSCM Certification is an open-book, 30 multiple-choice question exam. Students have unlimited attempts.