Director of Staff Development (DSD) 24 Hour Virtual Training

Virtual Learning

 Start Date - End Date

March 21, 2022 - April 04, 2022

Early Bird Discount Deadline

Thursday, March 10, 2022

Late Registration Starts

Friday, March 11, 2022

Registration for this event has closed

PLEASE NOTE: this training has been split into a three part virtual class for your convenience

Dates: March 21st, 28th, and April 4, 2022 

Log in access link/information will be emailed 24 hours prior to the event and 72 hours prior for all Monday events for all registrations placed before that time and again at least 10 minutes prior to the event start time for all same day registrations.

Attendees must be individually logged in to the event on their own device for the entire presentation to receive continued education (CE) hours and certificate when continued education is available.

8:00AM - 8:15AM - Log into Virtual training/System check if needed

8:15AM - 5:15PM - Class Time (Each Date Listed)

Please note: Participants should plan to spend one to two hours completing an assignment at home on the first evening of the class. Each attendee will need to prepare a teaching exercise on the third day of class and be prepared to record and upload it.

This class is designed for those interested in meeting the criteria for the Director of Staff Development (DSD) position in accordance with the California Code of Regulations, Title 22, Division 5, Chapter 2.5, Section 71829.

Within six (6) months of employment and prior to teaching a certification program, DSD candidates must obtain a minimum of 24 hours of continuing education courses in planning, implementing, and evaluating educational programs.

DSD Qualifications: To qualify as a DSD, the candidate must be an RN or LVN and satisfy one of the following:

Option 1: Have one year experience as a licensed nurse providing direct patient care in a long-term care facility, IN ADDITION to having one year of experience planning, implementing, and evaluating educational programs in nursing (for a total of two years).

Option 2: Have two years of full-time experience as a licensed nurse, at least one of which must be in the provision of direct patient care in a nursing facility.

Why You Should Register for QCHF's DSD 24-Hour Training:
CDPH knows us and has worked with us for 25+ years. They know the education and product we produce and teach is exceptional, and we have never had any complaints from them.

We review and update our DSD program every year and include items we feel are important to any DSD, whether they are new or have been a DSD for 20 years.

This is what QCHF does; our goal and mission is to produce valuable and needed education to the long-term care profession.

We help attendees with forms, Title 22, and teaching tools, and train them to teach to adult learners.

We provide a resource page that is only accessible to a DSD that goes to this training - everything from scheduling to time management to filing systems is included.

Topics Covered:
Characteristics of the Adult Learner
Elements of an Instructional Objective
CNA Training Requirements in Long-Term Care Facilities
Instructional Methods for Preparing and Presenting Lesson Plans
Teacher Behaviors that Affect Student Classroom Interaction

Highly knowledgeable instructor, great content! [The] atmosphere was fun and open; [I] learned a lot!
The program made me understand the real essence of a DSD and that made us more confident in facing our roles and responsibilities.
[The] topics were very informative, instructor was very knowledgeable and always involved the class

CE Hours:
Registrants must be individually logged in for all days from 8:15 AM- 5:15PM to receive CE hours (NHAP/ P- 24; BRN - 24)

Materials Provided (Shipped): QCHF's DSD Training binder
(Please insure your shipping address is valid when registering for this training)

Other Resources Provided: Emailed Handouts Link

Virtual training experiences will happen in real time on the date and time advertised. They will require a Wi-Fi connection, a laptop/computer and/or a smart phone. For the best experience, we highly encourage you to participate in a distraction-free environment.

BOARD REFUND POLICY: In order to receive a refund, cancellations for QCHF/CAHF classes must be made five (5) business days prior to the beginning of the course. Cancellations must be in writing to Transfer of registration is done ONLY if notified in writing prior to the start of the class.

QCHF reserves the rights to cancel this training at any time.

Registration Fees

Price Description Amount
Early Non-Member Registration $1654.00
Early Member Registration $769.00
Late Non-Member Registration $1804.00
Late Member Registration $919.00
Complimentary CAHF/QCHF Staff Registration Only $0.00

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