- Gain knowledge and stay current on skills that you can apply immediately to your work.
- SB1534 (mandatory training) requirements are met once you have your PDC.
- Best of all, the courses are free, you may qualify for a stipend and you will get a pay differential too!
- A PDC meets the pre-requisite requirements for the Enhanced Certification and the Community Health Worker Certification.
PDC brochure (PDF)
In the online OHCC PACE system, you may register for available PDC classes (see below). You may earn your PDC with 3 core, 5 safety and 5 elective credits (assuming related requirements are met). Note: In addition to the instructor-led courses below, we also offer on-demand versions of Keeping It Professional, Working Together and Helping Caregivers Fight Fraud and Abuse.
|Course Title||Type of course (Core, Safety, Elective)||Course Hours - for Webinar (In-Person)|
|Keeping It Professional||Core||3.5|
|Helping Caregivers Fight Fraud and Abuse||Core||3.5|
|Bathing and Grooming||Elective||3.5|
|Caring for Yourself While Caring for Others||Elective||2.5|
|Diabetes by the Numbers||Elective||4|
|Diversity Awareness: Challengs Facing Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgeter Older Adults||Elective||3|
|Compass (must complete cohort)||Safety (5 credit hours)||7 sessions; 1rst session 3 hours; subsequent 2 hours|
|Durable Medical Equipment||Elective||4|
|End of Life||Elective||3|
|Everyone Communicates (PSW)||Elective||4|
|Grief & Loss||Elective||3.5|
|Introduction to Cultural Competency||Elective||2.5|
|Mental Health First Aid||Safety - 5 credit hours; Elective 3 hours||8|
|Protecting Against Sprains and Strains||Safety||3.5|
|Preventing Disease Transmission||Safety||2|
|Sensory Processing Disorders - Adults||Elective||3|
|Sensory Processing Disorders- Child||Elective||3|
|Stress Management and Relaxation Techniques||Elective||3|
|Taking Responsibility for Personal Safety||Safety||3|
|Working with Challenging Behaviors||Elective||3|