How do you take an online caregiver course?


Quick Answer

To take an online caregiver course, go to UniversalClass.com, view the course catalog, choose a caregiver course, complete the registration process and begin taking the course. Those interested in caregiver courses in specific fields, such as dementia care, can also check individual organizations' websites such as the Alzheimer's Association at Alz.org.

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Follow the steps below to take an online caregiver course.

  1. Visit the website
  2. Go to the Universal Class website at UniversalClass.com.

  3. View the course catalog
  4. Click on Course Catalog and then click on Health and Medicine to view the available health courses.

  5. Choose a course
  6. Choose a course from the list. Examples of caregiver courses available as of 2015 include "Caring for Seniors," "Caring for Patients with HIV/AIDS" and "End of Life Care."

  7. Purchase the course
  8. Click on the specific course, then click Join the Course to view pricing options. Students can choose to take the course without receiving a certificate or continuing education units, with the certificate and CEUs or in monthly and yearly packages. Those who do not have a Universal Class account need to register for one before completing the purchase.

  9. Take the course
  10. Once registration and payment are complete, begin to take the course and complete all requirements. For example, "Caring for Seniors" has 15 lessons plus 32 exams and assignments to finish as of 2015.

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