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Certifications, Webinar Series & On-Demand Trainings

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“I got so much out of participating in IHCA/INCAL’s Director of Nurses workshop.  I’m sure everyone there felt the same way. I have a whole new outlook on so many things! I am very appreciative of the team for putting together this informative workshop.”

Meghan Coryn O’Donnell
Director Long-Term Care

Webinar Series & On-Demand Trainings

  • Documentation in Depth: This monthly series facilitates moving clinical documentation from satisfactory to superior with a focus on defending quality of care and supporting accurate reimbursement. Discussion will include assessment considerations, effective care planning in high-risk areas, reporting daily care and services, and overcoming common barriers. Extensive case studies and documentation examples will be included.
  • Mastering Recruitment and Retention: This 7-part series starts March 8 and concludes May 31. Transform the way you approach workforce recruitment and retention. Don’t just recruit employees; you can attract dedicated, passionate individuals while becoming a magnet for long-term care’s best and brightest talents. Don’t just retain employees; cultivate a culture so vibrant that staff stay dedicated for the long haul, becoming their most passionate advocates.
  • The Stability Zone: This new on-demand course will focus on stress for leaders and will include coping mechanisms, avoidance techniques and handouts to support the learning. More Success, Less Stress! Learn how empowered leaders flip the script on stress. For good!!
  • Fearless in the Face of Crisis: A step-by-step program designed to give you all the tools you need to become a confident, inspiring leader that others want to follow, it has over five hours of the best training material available, broken down into bite-size videos.
  • Fully Staffed: Fully Staffed is Drive‘s online program for healthcare and senior living leaders who are ready to end their staffing crisis. Each month Drive will feature new live and recorded content that leaders can use to impact their recruitment and retention efforts. The content in Fully Staffed is values-based and culture-driven, which is the secret to getting more of the right candidates for an organization and keeping the great ones they already have.  
  • PDPM Master Class series
  • VGM Education/CE Solutions: VGM Education/CE Solutions has been offering customized education services for more than 20 years and offers more than 300 online courses all written by subject matter experts whose sole focus is senior care. Their online courses are designed to meet the needs of health care staff in skilled nursing, assisted living, home health and hospice environments.
  • Advance Care Planning: The advance care planning (ACP) criteria for the Value-Based Purchasing program affects reimbursement to nursing facilities providing Medicaid services. Meeting the criteria will impact the Nursing Facility Total Quality Score for Medicaid rates effective July 1, 2022. A total of 5 points will be awarded to nursing facility providers that have one or two employees complete the Level I ACP training program. More details HERE. Self-register in Relias (Division of Aging platform) HERE.
  • Pressure Injury Prevention and Management in Long Term Care
  • Abuse and Neglect Prevention in Long Term Care
  • Emergency and Disaster Management in Long Term Care
  • Project Firstline: University of Indianapolis Center for Aging & Community along with Indiana Department of Health is bringing the CDC’s FREE infection prevention & control education to frontline workers in Indiana. Access Course HERE
    • Text INFECTION to (317)779-3225 to receive weekly Project Firstline resources direct to your mobile phone.
    • For monthly updates on Indiana’s Project Firstline resources and opportunities, register to receive the PFL Newsletter by clicking HERE.


Dementia Care Trainings

CARES Online Dementia Trainings

HealthCare Interactive’s CARES® Dementia Basics module is recognized by the Alzheimer’s Association® for successfully incorporating the evidence-based Dementia Care Practice Recommendations in the following topic areas: Alzheimer’s and dementia, person-centered care, assessment and care planning, activities of daily living, and behaviors and communication.



Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia Care Seminar / Certified Dementia Practitioner Training

IHCA/INCAL is offering the Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care seminar which is the REQUIRED course for those who are qualified to apply for the Designation of Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP) through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (NCCDP) and the International Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (ICCDP). 

2024 live online course dates: 

March 14, details HERE

September 17, details HERE


Barbara Speedling’s Education Station

The Education Station offers video presentations of all of the mandatory inservice referenced in F941-F947, along with lesson plans, competency evaluations, power point presentation, certificate of completion, and additional policy and resource materials.  Additional videos on topics related to trauma-informed care, behavioral health, dementia care, and therapeutic activity will be added as the year progresses.  All materials will be refreshed at the start of each new year and a new password assigned.  The attached the introduction flyer explains the subscription service. *These webinars are not CE approved but meet CMS requirements for staff orientation and required annual education.  This service is currently available to members at a reduced annual subscription rate, that information can be found here:



Institute for Excellence in Memory Care

The Institute for Excellence in Memory Care offers CE approved webinars, as well as, in-person dementia care certification courses.



Positive Approach to Care / Teepa Snow

This knowledge and skill will change your life! Positive Approach® enhances life and relationships of those living with brain change by fostering an inclusive global community. Positive Approach® to Care (PAC) provides a wide variety of services to enhance awareness and increase dementia care skills, including PAC Speakers, Trainers, Teepa Talks, and Certifications.



VGM / CE Solutions

VGM/CE Solutions offers an on-demand 8 hour dementia care training series.



Dementia Capable Care Trainings

CPI Dementia Capable Care Training, 2nd Edition is an evidence-based dementia and behavior training program designed for health care workers.


Additional CEU offerings


This website offers courses for Nursing Home Administrators, Nurses, Assisted Living Administrators and other disciplines.  The webinars are NAB approved.


Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care On-demand CEUs

Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care, a community-based provider, offers care partners first-class education that will ultimately lead to better care and outcomes for our shared patients. They offer a variety of virtual online courses that fit the needs and schedules of those in healthcare. They are an accredited provider of CE and CME through ANCC, ASWB, AAFP, and NAB.



This is an online webinar resource that provides CE courses for dietitians, nurses and therapists.


Our Education Partners

We’re proud to collaborate with Indiana’s leading education consultants to bring a wide spectrum of education programs to foster career development for the long term care professionals of our state.

Success Development, Inc.

Success Development, Inc. (SDi) and it’s Founder, Vivian Wright-Defrees, has been an integral education partner since 2000.  SDi is one of the oldest individual/group/employee/organizational development firms in the mid-west. With over 20 years experience and using Success Development’s distinctive areas of expertise, they help others build success through coaching, consulting, resource identification, speaking, training, support and advanced technologies. SDi provides the HFA & RCA courses, NAB and Indiana Jurisprudence exam prep courses, Social Service Designee courses and the Preceptor courses.


Proactive Medical Review

Proactive Medical Review has been an education partner of IHCA/INCAL since 2016. Its talented team offers the support solutions that allow your staff to focus on care. Proactive offers solutions that allow providers to focus on care post-acute care providers are facing many challenges–an ever changing regulatory environment, expanded government auditing, and a growing list of publicly reported quality measures.


VGM Education/CE Solutions

VGM Education/CE Solutions has been offering customized education services for more than 20 years and offers more than 300 courses all written by subject matter experts whose sole focus is senior care. Their online courses are designed to meet the needs of health care staff in skilled nursing, assisted living, home health and hospice environments. In addition, their robust e-learning system provides numerous reporting tools for the HR professional that allow for the tracking of course progress, course completions, and the assessment of individual learning.


QSource/Atom Alliance

The atom Alliance Nursing Home Collaborative is a five-year, five-state initiative to ignite powerful and sustainable change in healthcare quality. Through atom Alliance, AQAF in Alabama, IQH in Mississippi and Qsource in Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee are carrying out an exciting strategic plan, with programs in place to convene, teach and inform healthcare providers, engage and empower patients, and inspire, share knowledge and spread best practices with communities across the entire healthcare continuum.



ahcancalED is an AHCA/NCAL member benefit created for educational use. AHCA/NCAL will occasionally offer some critical educational offerings to non-members as a benefit for the profession. Through ahcancalED, there are educational training (CE approved & non-CE approved), webinars, videos, journal articles, and interviews with experts. Each has unique features.



Drive, Outcomes Through Culture, has been an IHCA/INCAL education partner since 2018. Drive is a long term care consulting company that focuses on creating a better culture, developing better leaders and inspiring and engaging employees. With Drive, you can confidently improve productivity, profitability, turnover, customer loyalty and even occupancy!


HealthCap (in partnership with AHCA/NCAL)

HealthCap’s Resource and Education Center offers a wide array of free educational resources and tools to help long term care professionals deliver quality care and reduce risk.  AHCA/NCAL has embraced HealthCap® for more than a decade as a premier provider of liability insurance that is solely dedicated to serving senior care communities.