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This course is intended as a self-study course for those interested in exploring a career as a Home Health Aide or Personal Care Aide....
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Sugerido: 13 weeks of study, 3-6 hours/week

Aprox. 22 horas para completar
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Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

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1 hora para completar

Course Information Documents

Contains the syllabus, grading and logistics, and references...
Reading
1 video (Total: 2 min), 8 readings
Reading8 lecturas
Welcome10m
Syllabus10m
Textbook Companion10m
Grading and Logistics10m
Module 12 (Week 13) Videos10m
Hardware & Software Requirements10m
Copyright Information: Course Materials & Images10m
References10m

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3 horas para completar

Module 1 - Introduction to Home Health Care

Introduction to Home Health Care...
Reading
16 readings, 1 quiz
Reading16 lecturas
Introduction10m
What is Home Health Care?10m
Who Receives Home Health Care Services?10m
History of Home Health Care10m
Module 1 Breakout Activity 110m
Who is Part of the Home Health Care Team10m
Home Health Care Team Roles - Part 110m
Home Health Care Team Roles - Part 210m
Home Health Care Team Roles - Part 310m
Home Health Care Team Roles - Part 410m
Module 1 Breakout Activity 210m
Home Health Aide/Personal Care Aide Tasks10m
Scope of Practice10m
Chain of Command10m
Qualities of Home Health Aides & Personal Care Aides10m
Education & Training Requirements10m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Module 1 Quiz20m

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14 horas para completar

Module 2 - Working Effectively with Home Care Clients

Human Needs, Culture & Diversity, Communication Skills, Developing a Therapeutic Relationship, Patients' Rights ...
Reading
77 readings, 1 quiz
Reading77 lecturas
Introduction10m
Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs10m
Physical Needs10m
Safety and Security Needs10m
Need for Love and Belonging10m
Need for Self-Esteem10m
Need for Self-Actualization10m
Module 2 Breakout Activity 110m
Culture10m
Race versus Culture10m
Ethnocentrism, Diversity, & Stereotypes10m
Self-Awareness10m
Cultural Awareness & Cultural Competence10m
Introduction to Cultures10m
African American10m
Asians10m
Latinos10m
Middle East10m
Introduction to Religions of the World10m
Agnostics and Atheists10m
Buddhism10m
Christianity10m
Hinduism10m
Islam10m
Judaism10m
Introduction to Family & Diversity10m
Supporting Family Members10m
Communication10m
Types of Communication10m
Types of Communication - Summary10m
Language Barriers10m
Hearing Impairment10m
Visual Impairment10m
Aphasia/Speech Impairment10m
Cognitive Impairment10m
Yes/No Questions10m
Asking "Why?"10m
Use of Cliches10m
Introduction to Active Listening10m
How to Be a Good Listener - Part 110m
How to Be a Good Listener - Part 210m
How to Be a Good Listener - Part 310m
Module 2 Breakout Activity 1010m
Introduction to Therapeutic Relationship10m
How to Establish a Therapeutic Relationship - Part 110m
How to Establish a Therapeutic Relationship - Part 210m
How to Establish a Therapeutic Relationship - Part 310m
Terminating the Relationship10m
Self Check for Boundaries10m
Module 2 Breakout Activity 1110m
Introduction to Documentation10m
Use of Your Senses10m
What Information to Include in Documentation10m
How to Complete Documentation10m
Confidentiality10m
Sample Documentation10m
Introduction to Communicating on the Telephone10m
Sample Phone Call10m
Sample Phone Message10m
Introduction to Patient's Rights10m
Physical Abuse10m
Emotional Abuse10m
Financial Abuse10m
Sexual Abuse10m
Domestic violence10m
Neglect10m
Reporting Abuse & Neglect10m
Introduction to Patient's Rights10m
Patient's Responsibilities10m
How a Home Health Aide/Personal Care Aide Support a Patient's Rights10m
Introduction to Advanced Directives10m
Living Wills10m
Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care (Health Care Proxy)10m
Do-Not-Resuscitate (DNR)10m
Confidentiality10m
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)10m
Legal Ramifications for HIPAA Violations10m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Module 2 Quiz40m

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5 horas para completar

Module 3 - Working with the Elderly

Working with the Elderly...
Reading
28 readings, 1 quiz
Reading28 lecturas
Introduction10m
Aging and the Individual10m
Social Factors & Aging10m
Observing & Reporting Changes10m
Confidentiality10m
Module 3 Breakout Activity 410m
Attitudes Toward Aging10m
Myths of Aging10m
Introduction10m
Immune System10m
Respiratory System10m
Cardiovascular System10m
Integumentary (Skin) System10m
Musculoskeletal System10m
Range of Motion Movements10m
Sensory System10m
Digestive System10m
Urinary System10m
Endocrine System10m
Neurological System10m
Female Reproductive System10m
Male Reproductive System10m
Introduction to Aging & the Mind10m
Working with Patients Who Have Had a Stroke10m
Working with Patients with Alzheimer's Disease10m
Working with Patients with Parkinson's Disease10m
Introduction to Stress10m
How to Help a Patient Effectively Manage Stress10m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Module 3 Quiz24m
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por RMJul 18th 2017

Mega course! You learnt about the do's and don'ts of care, along with knowledge of the medical body and transferring patients from/to their wheelchair or the bed.

por DKJul 3rd 2017

This is a great course, I would recommend for any one looking forward to joining the home health care industry. Good work.

Instructores

Erin O'Hara-Leslie

Chairperson/Assistant Professor/Grant Program Director
SUNY Broome Medical Assisting & Health Studies

Andrea C. Wade, Ph.D.

Provost and Vice President, Academic Services
Monroe Community College

Kimberly B. McLain, Ph.D.

Curricula Course Developer, MOOC; Assistant Professor
SUNY Broome Medical Assisting & Health Studies

Tera Doty-Blance

Instructional Designer
Teaching Resource Center

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