Asbestos Abatement Refresher

The goal in this 8 hour online training is to review the information about asbestos abatement work obtained from the initial training and obtain up-to-date information about asbestos abatement operations. This online course requires a current State of Alaska asbestos card and proof of identify in order to enroll. Arrangements for a proctor is required for taking the test. If you would like to take the 8 hour online training, please contact Community Education at (907)747-9469 or by email at : oce@uas.alaska.edu

Challenging Behaviors of People with Alzheimers and Related Diseases

This course is for caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia, who want to learn more about dealing with challenging behaviors effectively and with compassion. The course begins with an overview of the following topics: warning signs of Alzheimer’s, realistic expectations for those afflicted, how it impacts communication, person-centered care, and caretaker guidelines. The remaining modules cover: considerations in addressing behavior, common activators, the ABC Method, applying the ABC Method, addressing specific behaviors, bathing considerations, and personal care. Access to a computer and the internet is required for taking this course.

Introduction to Alzheimers and Related Diseases

This course is designed for caregivers of people with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia, who want to learn more about strategies for working effectively with afflicted individuals and their families. Course topics include an overview of the disease, stages of the disease, communication strategies, nutrition, activities, ethical and cultural issues, and the caregiver's role. Access to a computer and the internet is required for taking this course.