NHCA Online Learning

Nebraska Health Care Association is excited to share its new online learning platform! Earn continuing education credits, attend engaging webinars and trainings, and enroll in the latest health care education courses on your schedule — all in one place.

$64 - Includes 8 Continuing Education Hours

LPN IV Therapy Course – Online Version

This course meets the didactic portion of the new requirement and counts toward the annual continuing education requirement for an LPN license.

See more...

0% Complete
0/5 Steps

$49.99 - No Continuing Education Hours

Online Basic Nursing Assistant Skills Review

This video series includes all 45 basic nursing assistant skills from the Nebraska Health Care Learning Center Basic Nursing Assistant Training. Utilization of these videos can include reviewing material prior to attending class, in-service education, and preparing to retest if license is lapsed. This video series does not replace the required 76-hour training required by the Department of Health and Human Services.

See more...

0% Complete
0/47 Steps

FREE - No Continuing Education Hours

Temporary Medication Aide Online Course

The Temporary Medication Aide 8-Hour Training satisfies the requirement for demonstration of the ten competencies identified in Nebraska Revised Statue 71-9725, which can be found in Section 5 of the Application required of the temporary medication aide to submit to DHHS.

See more...

0% Complete
0/41 Steps



$55 - Includes 1 Continuing Education Hour

Abuse and Neglect Reporting and Survey Expectations

Connie Vogt, BSN, RN, Program Manager LTC Facilities, Licensure Unit, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, - Fall Convention 2019

See more...

0% Complete
0/1 Steps

$412 - Includes 42 Continuing Education Hours

Activities Director – Home Study Course

The activity director training offers the basic knowledge to fulfill the role of activity director as defined in the state and federal requirements for nursing facilities/long-term care.

See more...

0% Complete
0/0 Steps

$55 - Includes 1.5 Continuing Education Hours

Activity Director Refresher Six-Month Series (1 of 6) – Meaningful Life and Engagement: Enriching Connections Through Non-Pharmacological Approaches

Theresa Thorland, MS, MA, CTRS, ACC

See more...

0% Complete
0/2 Steps

$55 - Includes 1.5 Continuing Education Hours

Activity Director Refresher Six-Month Series (2 of 6) – On the Horizon: Serving Co-Occurring Populations in Older Adult Settings

Theresa Thorland, MS, MA, CTRS, ACC

See more...

0% Complete
0/2 Steps

$55 - Includes 1.5 Continuing Education Hours

Activity Director Refresher Six-Month Series (3 of 6) – Bullies in the Older Adult Care Setting

Theresa Thorland, MS, MA, CTRS, ACC

See more...

0% Complete
0/2 Steps

$55 - Includes 1.5 Continuing Education Hours

Activity Director Refresher Six-Month Series (4 of 6) – Providing Activity-Focused Care

Theresa Thorland, MS, MA, CTRS, ACC

See more...

0% Complete
0/2 Steps

$55 - Includes 1.5 Continuing Education Hours

Activity Director Refresher Six-Month Series (5 of 6) – Providing Quality of Life to Individuals with PTSD and Other Traumas

Alisa Tagg, BA ACC/EDU CADDCT CDP CDCS, Association Director of the National Association of Activity Professionals,

This session will be live October 12 at 11:30 a.m. CT. See more...

0% Complete
0/2 Steps

$55 - Includes 1 Continuing Education Hour

Alternative Therapies for Patients with Dementia

Speaker: Ladan Ghazi Saidi, PhD

See more...

0% Complete
0/1 Steps

$55 - Includes 1 Continuing Education Hour

Brain Injury: The Invisible Injury in the Aging Population

Peggy Reisher, MSW, Executive Director of the Brain Injury Alliance of Nebraska, Sheila Kennedy, and Judy Nichelson, RN

See more...

0% Complete
0/2 Steps

$55 - Includes 1 Continuing Education Hour

Can We Even Use Opioids Anymore?

Speaker: Ally Dering-Anderson, BA, PharmD, RP, FAPhA

See more...

0% Complete
0/1 Steps

$55 - Includes 1 Continuing Education Hour

CBD Oil: What Does CBD Do?

Speaker: Ally Dering-Anderson, BA, PharmD, RP, FAPhA

See more...

0% Complete
0/1 Steps

FREE - No Continuing Education Hours

COVID-19 Ensuring Quality of Life

Speaker: Theresa Thorland, CTRS/ACC/MS/MA

See more...

0% Complete
0/1 Steps

$55 - Includes 1 Continuing Education Hour

COVID-19 The Focused Survey Process

Abbie Widger, J.D.

See more...

0% Complete
0/1 Steps

$55 - Includes 1 Continuing Education Hour

Dyspnea Management for Hospice

Todd Sauer, MD, VNA Hospice Medical Director

See more...

0% Complete
0/2 Steps

Free - No Continuing Education Credits

Education is 90% of Our Job with Barbara Karnes, RN

Barbara Karnes, RN: Award Winning End-of-Life Educator, Award-Winning Hospice Nurse, NHPCO Hospice Innovator Award Winner (2018), and International Humanitarian Woman of the Year (2015)

See more...

0% Complete
0/1 Steps

$55 - Includes 1 Continuing Education Hour

End-of-Life Planning and COVID-19: It is never too soon to think about what matters most with Julie Masters, PhD

Julie Masters, PhD, Professor and Terry Haney Chair of Gerontology, UNO Gerontology

See more...

0% Complete
0/1 Steps

FREE - No Continuing Education Hours

Financial Impact of COVID-19

Speaker: Bob J. Dick Jr., CPA, CVA, Director of Bland & Associates P.C.

See more...

0% Complete
0/1 Steps

AHCA/NCAL Course

Gero Nurse Prep

AHCA/NCAL Gero Nurse Prep is an electronic course to prepare RNs for the certification test.

See more...

0% Complete
0/0 Steps

AHCA/NCAL Course

Grief, Trauma, & The Impact of COVID-19 on Residents & Staff: For Facilities

COVID-19 has rocked the country and the globe. With tens of millions of confirmed cases, hundreds of thousands of deaths, and countless people who have been directly and indirectly impacted it is no wonder why trauma and grief are so high.

See more...

0% Complete
0/0 Steps

$55 - Includes 1 Continuing Education Hour

Guidance on Complex Nursing in Assisted Living

Guidance on Complex Nursing in Assisted Living Course - Connie Vogt - Fall 2019

See more...

0% Complete
0/1 Steps

AHCA/NCAL Course

HealthCare Interactive’s CARES Program

HealthCare Interactive’s CARES® online dementia care training programs and the Alzheimer’s Association essentiALZ individual certification program are resources to help reduce the off-label use of antipsychotics.

See more...

0% Complete
0/0 Steps

$55 - Includes 1 Continuing Education Hour

How to Work with Difficult People Without Losing Your Cool

Christine Chasek, Associate Professor, Director BHECN-NE

See more...

0% Complete
0/1 Steps

AHCA/NCAL Course

ICD-10

ICD-10 for new employees, refreshers for experienced staff, and updated trainings on the most recent changes to PDPM ICD-10-CM Codes.

See more...

0% Complete
0/0 Steps

$450 - AHCA/NCAL Course

Infection Preventionist Specialized Training – IPCO (Version 2)

This specialized AHCA/NCAL training is for health care professionals who want to serve as Infection Preventionists as established in the CMS Reform of Requirements of Participation for Long-Term Care Facilities.

See more...

0% Complete
0/0 Steps

AHCA/NCAL Course

IPCO Competency Renewal Exam

Attention IPCO attendee, your IPCO certificate is about to expire. To keep your certificate active, you need to take timely action steps to renew.

See more...

0% Complete
0/0 Steps

$55 - Includes 1 Continuing Education Hours

Lethal Plans: When Older Adults Turn to Suicide in Long-Term Care

Jennifer Hagen, Clinical Social Worker with the Department of Veterans Affairs 

See more...

0% Complete
0/2 Steps

$64 - Includes 8 Continuing Education Hours

LPN IV Therapy Course – Online Version

This course meets the didactic portion of the new requirement and counts toward the annual continuing education requirement for an LPN license.

See more...

0% Complete
0/5 Steps

$55 - Includes 1 Continuing Education Hour

Marketing and Media During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Panel Discussion

Jayne Prince, B.S. Administrator at The Willows Assisted Living, Katy Bagniewski, Membership and Marketing Coordinator at NHCA, Khristine Gilroy-Johnson, Director of Membership and Marketing at NHCA

See more...

0% Complete
0/2 Steps

$55 - Includes 1 Continuing Education Hour

Mealtime and Dining During COVID-19

Speaker: Elaine Farley-Zoucha, RD, LMNT, EZ Nutrition Consulting, PC Owner and President

See more...

0% Complete
0/1 Steps

$55 - Includes 1 Continuing Education Hour

Mental Health Interventions During the Pandemic

Rajesh Tampi, MD, MS, DFAPA, DFAAGP

See more...

0% Complete
0/2 Steps

$55 - Includes 1 Continuing Education Hour

Motivating Employees: It’s Not What You Think

Colby Coash, MS, Motivational Speaker

See more...

0% Complete
0/2 Steps

$55 - Includes 1 Continuing Education Hour

Nutrition and Mental Health in Long-Term Care

Speaker: Cassandra Whitmore, RD, LMNT

See more...

0% Complete
0/1 Steps

$49.99 - No Continuing Education Hours

Online Basic Nursing Assistant Skills Review

This video series includes all 45 basic nursing assistant skills from the Nebraska Health Care Learning Center Basic Nursing Assistant Training. Utilization of these videos can include reviewing material prior to attending class, in-service education, and preparing to retest if license is lapsed. This video series does not replace the required 76-hour training required by the Department of Health and Human Services.

See more...

0% Complete
0/47 Steps

$55 - Includes 1 Continuing Education Hour

Overcoming Adversity – Wounded Warrior Project

Cindy Parsons, Spokesperson for the Wounded Warrior Project

See more...

0% Complete
0/2 Steps

AHCA/NCAL Course

PDPM Academy 2020

Getting Older is not for the Weak: An Evidence-Based Approach for Improving Mobility. Identifying and Managing Residents with Complex Nursing and NTA Needs... and many more topics.

See more...

0% Complete
0/0 Steps

$55 - Includes 1 Continuing Education Hour

Putting Volunteers at the Center

Kelly Keller, Volunteer and We Honor Veterans Coordinator at Endless Journey Hospice

See more...

0% Complete
0/2 Steps

$55 - Includes 1 Continuing Education Hour

Stress Less Now

Speaker: Amy McCae of Creative Wellness, Certified Life Coach and Mindfulness Meditation Teacher, Certified Personal Trainer, Certified Sports Visualization Specialist, and Certified Mind Body Fitness Coach

See more...

0% Complete
0/1 Steps

$55 - Includes 1 Continuing Education Hour

Telehealth Update: Virtual Care has gone Viral!

Speakers: Brian Bossard, MD of Bryan Telemedicine and Andrew Whitney, Director of Telemedicine Services

See more...

0% Complete
0/1 Steps

FREE - No Continuing Education Hours

Temporary Medication Aide Online Course

The Temporary Medication Aide 8-Hour Training satisfies the requirement for demonstration of the ten competencies identified in Nebraska Revised Statue 71-9725, which can be found in Section 5 of the Application required of the temporary medication aide to submit to DHHS.

See more...

0% Complete
0/41 Steps

$25 - AHCA/NCAL Course

Water Management

Effective water management programs are mandated for nursing facilities by CMS and highly recommended for assisted living facilities by the CDC as a best practice.

See more...

0% Complete
0/0 Steps

$55 - Includes 1 Continuing Education Hour

What Other Medications Other than Antipsychotics are Useful for Behaviors?

Randall Beckett, DNP, FNP-C, PMHNP-BC, Vice President of Clinical Services at Encounter Telehealth

See more...

0% Complete
0/2 Steps


$55 - Includes 1.5 Continuing Education Hours

Activity Director Refresher Six-Month Series (5 of 6) – Providing Quality of Life to Individuals with PTSD and Other Traumas

Alisa Tagg, BA ACC/EDU CADDCT CDP CDCS, Association Director of the National Association of Activity Professionals,

This session will be live October 12 at 11:30 a.m. CT. See more...

0% Complete
0/2 Steps


$55 - Includes 1 Continuing Education Hour

Abuse and Neglect Reporting and Survey Expectations

Connie Vogt, BSN, RN, Program Manager LTC Facilities, Licensure Unit, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, - Fall Convention 2019

See more...

0% Complete
0/1 Steps

$55 - Includes 1.5 Continuing Education Hours

Activity Director Refresher Six-Month Series (1 of 6) – Meaningful Life and Engagement: Enriching Connections Through Non-Pharmacological Approaches

Theresa Thorland, MS, MA, CTRS, ACC

See more...

0% Complete
0/2 Steps

$55 - Includes 1.5 Continuing Education Hours

Activity Director Refresher Six-Month Series (2 of 6) – On the Horizon: Serving Co-Occurring Populations in Older Adult Settings

Theresa Thorland, MS, MA, CTRS, ACC

See more...

0% Complete
0/2 Steps

$55 - Includes 1.5 Continuing Education Hours

Activity Director Refresher Six-Month Series (3 of 6) – Bullies in the Older Adult Care Setting

Theresa Thorland, MS, MA, CTRS, ACC

See more...

0% Complete
0/2 Steps

$55 - Includes 1.5 Continuing Education Hours

Activity Director Refresher Six-Month Series (4 of 6) – Providing Activity-Focused Care

Theresa Thorland, MS, MA, CTRS, ACC

See more...

0% Complete
0/2 Steps

$55 - Includes 1 Continuing Education Hour

Alternative Therapies for Patients with Dementia

Speaker: Ladan Ghazi Saidi, PhD

See more...

0% Complete
0/1 Steps

$55 - Includes 1 Continuing Education Hour

Brain Injury: The Invisible Injury in the Aging Population

Peggy Reisher, MSW, Executive Director of the Brain Injury Alliance of Nebraska, Sheila Kennedy, and Judy Nichelson, RN

See more...

0% Complete
0/2 Steps

$55 - Includes 1 Continuing Education Hour

Can We Even Use Opioids Anymore?

Speaker: Ally Dering-Anderson, BA, PharmD, RP, FAPhA

See more...

0% Complete
0/1 Steps

$55 - Includes 1 Continuing Education Hour

CBD Oil: What Does CBD Do?

Speaker: Ally Dering-Anderson, BA, PharmD, RP, FAPhA

See more...

0% Complete
0/1 Steps

FREE - No Continuing Education Hours

COVID-19 Ensuring Quality of Life

Speaker: Theresa Thorland, CTRS/ACC/MS/MA

See more...

0% Complete
0/1 Steps

$55 - Includes 1 Continuing Education Hour

COVID-19 The Focused Survey Process

Abbie Widger, J.D.

See more...

0% Complete
0/1 Steps

$55 - Includes 1 Continuing Education Hour

Dyspnea Management for Hospice

Todd Sauer, MD, VNA Hospice Medical Director

See more...

0% Complete
0/2 Steps

Free - No Continuing Education Credits

Education is 90% of Our Job with Barbara Karnes, RN

Barbara Karnes, RN: Award Winning End-of-Life Educator, Award-Winning Hospice Nurse, NHPCO Hospice Innovator Award Winner (2018), and International Humanitarian Woman of the Year (2015)

See more...

0% Complete
0/1 Steps

$55 - Includes 1 Continuing Education Hour

End-of-Life Planning and COVID-19: It is never too soon to think about what matters most with Julie Masters, PhD

Julie Masters, PhD, Professor and Terry Haney Chair of Gerontology, UNO Gerontology

See more...

0% Complete
0/1 Steps

FREE - No Continuing Education Hours

Financial Impact of COVID-19

Speaker: Bob J. Dick Jr., CPA, CVA, Director of Bland & Associates P.C.

See more...

0% Complete
0/1 Steps

$55 - Includes 1 Continuing Education Hour

Guidance on Complex Nursing in Assisted Living

Guidance on Complex Nursing in Assisted Living Course - Connie Vogt - Fall 2019

See more...

0% Complete
0/1 Steps

$55 - Includes 1 Continuing Education Hour

How to Work with Difficult People Without Losing Your Cool

Christine Chasek, Associate Professor, Director BHECN-NE

See more...

0% Complete
0/1 Steps

$55 - Includes 1 Continuing Education Hours

Lethal Plans: When Older Adults Turn to Suicide in Long-Term Care

Jennifer Hagen, Clinical Social Worker with the Department of Veterans Affairs 

See more...

0% Complete
0/2 Steps

$55 - Includes 1 Continuing Education Hour

Marketing and Media During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Panel Discussion

Jayne Prince, B.S. Administrator at The Willows Assisted Living, Katy Bagniewski, Membership and Marketing Coordinator at NHCA, Khristine Gilroy-Johnson, Director of Membership and Marketing at NHCA

See more...

0% Complete
0/2 Steps

$55 - Includes 1 Continuing Education Hour

Mealtime and Dining During COVID-19

Speaker: Elaine Farley-Zoucha, RD, LMNT, EZ Nutrition Consulting, PC Owner and President

See more...

0% Complete
0/1 Steps

$55 - Includes 1 Continuing Education Hour

Mental Health Interventions During the Pandemic

Rajesh Tampi, MD, MS, DFAPA, DFAAGP

See more...

0% Complete
0/2 Steps

$55 - Includes 1 Continuing Education Hour

Motivating Employees: It’s Not What You Think

Colby Coash, MS, Motivational Speaker

See more...

0% Complete
0/2 Steps

$55 - Includes 1 Continuing Education Hour

Nutrition and Mental Health in Long-Term Care

Speaker: Cassandra Whitmore, RD, LMNT

See more...

0% Complete
0/1 Steps

$55 - Includes 1 Continuing Education Hour

Overcoming Adversity – Wounded Warrior Project

Cindy Parsons, Spokesperson for the Wounded Warrior Project

See more...

0% Complete
0/2 Steps

$55 - Includes 1 Continuing Education Hour

Putting Volunteers at the Center

Kelly Keller, Volunteer and We Honor Veterans Coordinator at Endless Journey Hospice

See more...

0% Complete
0/2 Steps

$55 - Includes 1 Continuing Education Hour

Stress Less Now

Speaker: Amy McCae of Creative Wellness, Certified Life Coach and Mindfulness Meditation Teacher, Certified Personal Trainer, Certified Sports Visualization Specialist, and Certified Mind Body Fitness Coach

See more...

0% Complete
0/1 Steps

$55 - Includes 1 Continuing Education Hour

Telehealth Update: Virtual Care has gone Viral!

Speakers: Brian Bossard, MD of Bryan Telemedicine and Andrew Whitney, Director of Telemedicine Services

See more...

0% Complete
0/1 Steps

$55 - Includes 1 Continuing Education Hour

What Other Medications Other than Antipsychotics are Useful for Behaviors?

Randall Beckett, DNP, FNP-C, PMHNP-BC, Vice President of Clinical Services at Encounter Telehealth

See more...

0% Complete
0/2 Steps


$412 - Includes 42 Continuing Education Hours

Activities Director – Home Study Course

The activity director training offers the basic knowledge to fulfill the role of activity director as defined in the state and federal requirements for nursing facilities/long-term care.

See more...

0% Complete
0/0 Steps

$64 - Includes 8 Continuing Education Hours

LPN IV Therapy Course – Online Version

This course meets the didactic portion of the new requirement and counts toward the annual continuing education requirement for an LPN license.

See more...

0% Complete
0/5 Steps

$49.99 - No Continuing Education Hours

Online Basic Nursing Assistant Skills Review

This video series includes all 45 basic nursing assistant skills from the Nebraska Health Care Learning Center Basic Nursing Assistant Training. Utilization of these videos can include reviewing material prior to attending class, in-service education, and preparing to retest if license is lapsed. This video series does not replace the required 76-hour training required by the Department of Health and Human Services.

See more...

0% Complete
0/47 Steps

FREE - No Continuing Education Hours

Temporary Medication Aide Online Course

The Temporary Medication Aide 8-Hour Training satisfies the requirement for demonstration of the ten competencies identified in Nebraska Revised Statue 71-9725, which can be found in Section 5 of the Application required of the temporary medication aide to submit to DHHS.

See more...

0% Complete
0/41 Steps


AHCA/NCAL Course

Gero Nurse Prep

AHCA/NCAL Gero Nurse Prep is an electronic course to prepare RNs for the certification test.

See more...

0% Complete
0/0 Steps

AHCA/NCAL Course

Grief, Trauma, & The Impact of COVID-19 on Residents & Staff: For Facilities

COVID-19 has rocked the country and the globe. With tens of millions of confirmed cases, hundreds of thousands of deaths, and countless people who have been directly and indirectly impacted it is no wonder why trauma and grief are so high.

See more...

0% Complete
0/0 Steps

AHCA/NCAL Course

HealthCare Interactive’s CARES Program

HealthCare Interactive’s CARES® online dementia care training programs and the Alzheimer’s Association essentiALZ individual certification program are resources to help reduce the off-label use of antipsychotics.

See more...

0% Complete
0/0 Steps

AHCA/NCAL Course

ICD-10

ICD-10 for new employees, refreshers for experienced staff, and updated trainings on the most recent changes to PDPM ICD-10-CM Codes.

See more...

0% Complete
0/0 Steps

$450 - AHCA/NCAL Course

Infection Preventionist Specialized Training – IPCO (Version 2)

This specialized AHCA/NCAL training is for health care professionals who want to serve as Infection Preventionists as established in the CMS Reform of Requirements of Participation for Long-Term Care Facilities.

See more...

0% Complete
0/0 Steps

AHCA/NCAL Course

IPCO Competency Renewal Exam

Attention IPCO attendee, your IPCO certificate is about to expire. To keep your certificate active, you need to take timely action steps to renew.

See more...

0% Complete
0/0 Steps

AHCA/NCAL Course

PDPM Academy 2020

Getting Older is not for the Weak: An Evidence-Based Approach for Improving Mobility. Identifying and Managing Residents with Complex Nursing and NTA Needs... and many more topics.

See more...

0% Complete
0/0 Steps

$25 - AHCA/NCAL Course

Water Management

Effective water management programs are mandated for nursing facilities by CMS and highly recommended for assisted living facilities by the CDC as a best practice.

See more...

0% Complete
0/0 Steps


$55 - Includes 1.5 Continuing Education Hours

Activity Director Refresher Six-Month Series (1 of 6) – Meaningful Life and Engagement: Enriching Connections Through Non-Pharmacological Approaches

Theresa Thorland, MS, MA, CTRS, ACC

See more...

0% Complete
0/2 Steps

$55 - Includes 1.5 Continuing Education Hours

Activity Director Refresher Six-Month Series (2 of 6) – On the Horizon: Serving Co-Occurring Populations in Older Adult Settings

Theresa Thorland, MS, MA, CTRS, ACC

See more...

0% Complete
0/2 Steps

$55 - Includes 1.5 Continuing Education Hours

Activity Director Refresher Six-Month Series (3 of 6) – Bullies in the Older Adult Care Setting

Theresa Thorland, MS, MA, CTRS, ACC

See more...

0% Complete
0/2 Steps

$55 - Includes 1.5 Continuing Education Hours

Activity Director Refresher Six-Month Series (4 of 6) – Providing Activity-Focused Care

Theresa Thorland, MS, MA, CTRS, ACC

See more...

0% Complete
0/2 Steps

$55 - Includes 1.5 Continuing Education Hours

Activity Director Refresher Six-Month Series (5 of 6) – Providing Quality of Life to Individuals with PTSD and Other Traumas

Alisa Tagg, BA ACC/EDU CADDCT CDP CDCS, Association Director of the National Association of Activity Professionals,

This session will be live October 12 at 11:30 a.m. CT. See more...

0% Complete
0/2 Steps



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