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Resources and Conferences

Resources

The Pennsylvania State University

Workforce Education and Development Program at Penn State

Nurse Aide "Model Curriculum" - Download

TTE Binder 2017 Manual & TTE Sample Form-

This is the most current update to the TTE Binder (PDE Portion Only). It cannot be used for workshops. It is intended for past participants who completed the workshop some time in the past who may need to stay current with updates.

National Center for Research in Vocational Education (NCRVE)

Frontline: Being Mortal
A documentary that explores the issues that revolve around death and dying in today's society. 

The Alzheimer's Project
A documentary about the effects and impact that Alzheimer's Disease has on individuals and families.

PA Dept. of Health/Long Term Care & Nursing Homes
The goal of Pennsylvania’s Long Term Care Grant program is to facilitate the use of federally imposed Civil Money Penalty funds for activities that support, protect and benefit residents living in nursing facilities. 

Pearson VUE
The health care industry has an obligation to protect the public by implementing strict standards for those practicing medicine and providing patient care. Pearson VUE works with the world’s premier health care providers to develop exam content and delivery solutions to help them meet this imperative.

PA Nurse Aide Candidate Handbook
Provides access to the Nurse Aide Testing guide and exam breakdown. 

Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE)
The Association for Career and Technical Education is the largest national education association dedicated to the advancement of education that prepares youth and adults for careers. 

Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC)
ERIC Comprehensive Information Services in Adult and Continuing Education, Career Education Vocational and Technical Education, Employment and Training 

SkillsUSA
SkillsUSA is a national student organization that develops employability, participatory and leadership skills to complement the occupational skills developed by students in technical education classrooms or work-based learning sites. SkillsUSA is an integral part of approved technical education occupation programs.

Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA)
The mission of HOSA is to enhance the delivery of compassionate, quality health care by providing opportunities for knowledge, skill and leadership development of all health science education students, therefore, helping the student meet the needs of the health care community. 

Pennsylvania State Nurses Association (PSNA)
PSNA is the respected voice for a tradition of care that serves nearly every Pennsylvania family.

NATCEP - Nurse Aide Training Competency Evaluation Program
Comprehensive website in which all required forms for Nurse Aide Training courses can be found along with policies and updates. 

CMS Hand in Hand
Offers free download of Dementia/Alzheimer's training materials. 

Teepa Snow
Teepa Snow is an occupational therapist and advocate for those living with dementia and other forms of brain change. Her Positive Approach to Care techniques are a practical and structured approach to the complexities of brain failure. It is her personal passion and mission to improve the culture of dementia care worldwide.

Conferences

Strategies 2017: Educational Excellence for Health Care Providers Conference
This annual conference provides networking opportunities and instruction on innovative teaching techniques for secondary/postsecondary education of health occupations and long-term care educators. Be sure to register for this annual conference to receive valuable updates that relate to nurse aide training as well as practice within the state of Pennsylvania.