Educational and Training Seminars

Nursing Courses for Relatives

Caring for a relative not only costs time, but also requires practical nursing knowledge and skills. Only few relatives are trained nurses and so most do not have a specialized nursing education to care for those close to them. Most people can help with the daily household chores such as cleaning, cooking or shopping, but due to their lack of experience in nursing care, there is often the fear and risk of making a mistake when it comes to caring for their loved ones.

DEKRA Akademie EPE organizes nursing short term courses for relatives and all those interested in this field. With just a few lessons next to experienced and specialized professional staff, you too can gain basic practical knowledge, according on your relative's problem, as well as instructions and tips for his/her daily care. After completing the nursing courses, you will be able to take care of your loved ones at home efficiently and safely.

Benefits of taking nursing courses:

  • Gaining nursing knowledge and education through intensive short term courses

  • Practical training with modern technology and medical equipment (German Standards)

  • Highly specialized staff of trainers with experience in Greece and Germany

  • Low-cost and flexible lesson schedule

  • Personal information and advice, depending on your patient’s personal needs

  • Certification from DEKRA Akademie EPE

  • Upgrading the healthcare education of the caregiver you have hired to take care of your relative

  • Special courses for conditions, such as dementia, Parkinson's disease, stroke, etc.

  • Training in the proper use of medication

  • Instructions for proper nutrition in old age and daily life

  • Reducing and managing the physical and psychological stress caused by the daily nursing care, both for you and your relatives

Teaching and learning units

Practice and personal care-kinetic problems

Sections
  • Patient movement and positioning (e.g. correct posture techniques, fall prevention)
  • Serving meals
  • Patient hygiene
  • Self-care support
  • Administration of medication
  • Techniques and exercises for blood circulation
  • Techniques and exercises for motor rehabilitation
  • Posture of the carer

Hygiene Measures (COVID-19)

Sections
  • Hygiene measures
  • Measures for patient health
  • Hygiene measures and home life
  • Hand disinfection
  • Surface disinfection

Special Diseases

Sections
  • Taking care of people with dementia
  • Taking care of people with diabetes mellitus
  • Taking care of people with Parkinson's disease
  • Taking care of people with apoplexy (stroke)
  • Taking care of people with heart disease
  • Taking care of people with lung diseases (e.g. asthma)

Dealing with psychological stressful situations

Sections
  • What to do if you have anxiety
  • What to do when depression sets in
  • What to do if you have symptoms of overwork
  • What to do when a relative passes away
  • How to treat sadness

First Aid and emergency

Sections
  • Emergency rescue techniques and methods (adults/children)
  • Stable lateral position
  • Resuscitation
  • First aid for swallowing food (Heimlich handle)
  • Pressure wound dressing for severe bleeding
  • Shortness of breath
  • Hematemesis (vomiting blood)
  • Fall from bed
  • Shock conditions
  • Unconscious
  • Cardiac arrhythmias
  • Angina and heart attack
  • Cerebral death-coma

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