Whatever your teaching or training needs, Barbra DeVries, RN, has the practical experience, knowledge and wisdom to help you meet the challenge. Barbra's 30 years of nursing experience has honed her skills in a wide variety of patient care applications. In her career, Barbra has worked for a number of well-regarded assisted living and dementia care facilities. Barbra has trained and managed RNs, LPN's and administrator's regarding the "highest standard of care" for residents. Students continually give Barbra the highest ratings for the quality as well as quantity of what they have learned in her seminars and in-services, a fact that she attributes to having an actual "passion" for teaching. Currently Barbra is on the staff of the Bellingham Technical College as an instructor in Dementia and Mental Health. In addition to the training available below, Barbra can offer a wide range and variety of in-services.

Teaching and Training Available
  • Dementia (for caregivers, nurses or managers)
  • Mental Health (for caregivers, nurses or managers)
  • Fundamentals of Caregiving
  • Modified Fundamentals of Caregiving
  • Leadership
  • Team Building
  • How To Be An Effective Boss
  • Medication Management
  • The Fish Philosophy
  • The Five Languages of Patient Communication
  • First Aid
  • Customized training