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Abuse: An Overview For Home Health Care
CE Hours : 1.5 | Course Hours: 1.5
$20.00

Abuse can take many forms of harm. Abuse of another person implies intention, maltreatment and the violation of their rights. While abuse is often thought of within families, it also includes work relationships and friendships. This course will provide an overview of abuse, including definitions, populations affected, the signs of abuse, and reporting. For any professional working in the home... more

Administering Ear, Eye, Nose Medication for Home Health Care
CE Hours : .5 | Course Hours: .5
$20.00

Eye drops, ear drops, nose drops, and nasal sprays are routinely prescribed to treat a wide variety of head-related infections and conditions. Often, when individuals are receiving ongoing home-based care, they will need assistance with at least one of these medications. This course discusses the proper way to administer each of these products and identifies the most common medications in each... more

Adult Ambulation and Mobility for Home Health Care
CE Hours : 1.5 | Course Hours: 1.5
$20.00

Many individuals return home for care after a hospital stay for a prolonged illness or injury that impacts mobility. They may become frustrated when they cannot move around their home as they desire. Often, mobility and ambulation recovery includes the support of home health care providers skilled in lifting, moving, and supporting an individual with limited mobility. Some individuals may also... more

Alternative, Complementary, and Integrative Approaches for Home Health Care
CE Hours : .5 | Course Hours: .5
$20.00

The use of alternative approaches to treating illnesses and injuries is growing in acceptance in the general population. It is important to understand how these approaches are used in traditional medicine or for general wellness. In this course, we will discuss several alternatives to conventional healthcare practices that home health care assistants may encounter as they perform duties now... more

Americans with Disabilities Act for Home Health Care
CE Hours : 1.5 | Course Hours: 1.5
$20.00

Home health care professionals should be informed about the history or purpose of the Americans with Disabilities Act. This course presents key information on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), passed by Congress in 1990 and impacting how home health care professionals provide support to clients as well as in their work roles. This course will also discuss the basic expectations of ADA... more

Anxiety Disorders: An Introduction for Home Health Care
CE Hours : 1.5 | Course Hours: 1.5
$20.00

Home health care professionals often work with individuals experiencing anxiety that is an expected response to their environment as well as with individuals diagnosed with an anxiety disorder, so it is important to know how to recognize symptoms and treatment options. While similar to fear, anxiety is different in that it is focused on the anticipation of a threat at some point in the future... more

Bullying in Healthcare for Home Health Care
CE Hours : 1.5 | Course Hours: 1.5
$20.00

Bullying involves repeated and unwanted actions by an individual or group intended to intimidate, harass, degrade, or offend one or more persons. Bullying negatively impacts the emotional health and well-being of employees and affects the performance of the entire organization. Bullying has become a serious and growing problem affecting a significant proportion of healthcare professionals... more

Care of the Elderly and Chronically Ill for Home Health Care
CE Hours : .5 | Course Hours: .5
$20.00

Many home health care assistants work with older adults in their homes to provide regular support for activities of daily living. Home health care professionals should be aware of the unique needs and potential options for every patient as they are often the primary contact for both the patient and his or her family. This course discusses the unique needs that elderly and chronically ill... more

Client-Patient Grievances for Home Health Care
CE Hours : 1.5 | Course Hours: 1.5
$20.00

While poor treatment outcomes can occur for many reasons, it is sometimes due to something not completed by those responsible for patient care. When the client is not responsible for a treatment failure, they may view that as a grievance against their provider. Grievance procedures can help home health care providers and clients navigate treatment failures. When done correctly, grievance... more

Client-Patient Rights for Home Health Care
CE Hours : 1.5 | Course Hours: 1.5
$20.00

Client and patient rights are important to know and understand as medical care today is complex and full of navigation challenges. Home health care providers need to know both the rights of their clients and unique rights in the home setting. Client-patient rights will vary from state to state and county to county, but they are always an important part of healthcare and treatment. This course... more

Communicating with the Elderly for Home Health Care
CE Hours : 1.5 | Course Hours: 1.5
$20.00

Communicating with others is a basic human need and the foundation of all social interactions. When home health care professionals effectively communicate with those for whom they care, it helps patients feel less isolated and can also improve their sense of wellbeing. Often, the effects of aging, illness, and disabilities can become barriers to effective caregiver-patient communication,... more

Communicating with the Hearing Impaired for Home Health Care
CE Hours : 1.5 | Course Hours: 1.5
$20.00

Having a strength in communication is critical for anyone working with others, but it can be particularly critical for home health care professionals interacting with a variety of individuals daily. Often, the effects of aging, illness, and disabilities can become barriers to effective caregiver-patient communication, especially when patients lose some or all ability to hear the spoken word.... more

Critical Incident Reporting for Home Health Care
CE Hours : 1 | Course Hours: 1
$20.00

In an effort to improve patient outcomes, health care providers around the country have implemented quality improvement measures to increase care coordination, patient safety, and preventive health services. The efforts of health care providers to implement quality improvement measures have been found to result not only in better care for at risk populations but also to enhance patient... more

Effective Communication Among Caregivers for Home Health Care
CE Hours : 1.5 | Course Hours: 1.5
$20.00
When home health care professionals effectively communicate with those in their care, it helps patients feel less isolated and can also improve their sense of wellbeing. In addition, home health care professionals should be able to communicate effectively with peers, subordinates, and supervisors, as it is critical for ensuring patient wellbeing. Paying attention to another’s... more
Elder Abuse and Neglect for Home Health Care
CE Hours : 1.5 | Course Hours: 1.5
$20.00

Elder abuse can affect people of all ethnic and social backgrounds, in their home as well as in healthcare settings. Abuse impacts both the victim and his or her caregivers. It is important for anyone working with or caring for an elder to know the signs of abuse as well as how to report any concerns. This can be particularly important for healthcare providers working with individuals in their... more

End of Life Care for Home Health Care
CE Hours : 1.5 | Course Hours: 1.5
$20.00

Terminal illness can present a myriad of needs that have to be addressed in order to ensure that the person approaching end of life receives the best care to ensure the best quality of life in their remaining days. The needs of the terminally ill range from the immediate and physical, such as the management of pain and suffering, to psychological in order to address feelings of fear, anger,... more

Handling Aggressive Residents and Patients with Dementia for Home Health Care
CE Hours : 1.5 | Course Hours: 1.5
$20.00

Patient care often goes beyond general medical support to include caring for both psychological and emotional needs. When a patient becomes emotionally upset, displaying aggressive physical behavior, it is not only disruptive but can be harmful to healthcare workers, family members, and other patients and interfere with necessary medical care. Aggressive physical behavior occurs in 30% to 50%... more

Hepatitis B Virus for Home Health Care
CE Hours : 0.5 | Course Hours: 0.5
$20.00

Anyone who works with individuals, including home health care professionals, may be exposed to human blood on a regular or occasional basis and should know how to respond. Blood is sometimes infected with bloodborne pathogens like the hepatitis B virus and poses a health risk for home health care workers. This course discusses the risks that the hepatitis B virus poses for along with the steps... more

HIPAA: An Introduction for Home Health Care
CE Hours : 1.0 | Course Hours: 1.0
$20.00

This course presents information pertaining to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), particularly Titles I & II. Home health care professionals need to understand HIPAA and how it impacts them personally or how they should comply with HIPAA standards in their day-to-day operations when working with patients in their homes. The goal of this course is to... more

HIV and Aids Prevention for Home Health Care
CE Hours : 1.0 | Course Hours: 1.0
$20.00

Home health care professionals are at risk for occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens, including hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV), and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) when working with patients in their homes. Exposures occur through needlesticks or cuts from other sharp instruments contaminated with an infected patient's blood or through contact of the eye, nose... more

Palliative Care: An Introduction for Home Health Care
CE Hours : 1.5 | Course Hours: 1.5
$20.00

Since the 1980's, palliative care programs have become more available in the United States. Home health care providers benefit from having a clear understanding of palliative care in order to assist their patients in their overall treatment and care needs. This course will introduce you to palliative care and what it means to home health care professionals and patients as well as how to... more

Patient Wellness for Home Health Care
CE Hours : 1.0 | Course Hours: 1.0
$20.00

Wellness is a philosophy that establishes a lifestyle to help people become more satisfied, productive, and happy through making conscious choices in order to live a more satisfying lifestyle. The healthy habits cultivated within the wellness philosophy helps individuals avoid self-destructive behaviors such as substance abuse, toxic relationships, and environments; while encouraging healthy... more

Preventing Falls for Home Health Care
CE Hours : 1.0 | Course Hours: 1.0
$20.00

Falls and the resulting injuries are frequent in home health care as patients learn to adapt to physical, mental, or emotional changes following an injury, surgery, or illness. In fact, falls with serious injuries are among the top events reported in medical settings. Patient falls are preventable. With the right assessment, knowledge of fall risks, and proper staff training, healthcare... more

PTSD: A Practical Overview for Home Health Care
CE Hours : .5 | Course Hours: .5
$20.00

This course is designed to present an overall picture of trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder for anyone working with someone with a history of trauma, including home health care settings. Terminology and related concepts are discussed using real-world scenarios and case studies. The categories of symptoms are described as well as their potential impact on a victim’s life. This... more

Schizophrenia for Home Health Care
CE Hours : 1.0 | Course Hours: 1.0
$20.00

This course will focus on an overview of schizophrenia as a disorder as well as its causes and treatment. Schizophrenia affects a person’s perceptions of the world, interactions with others, and thinking. Individuals with schizophrenia lose touch with reality and therefore have significant challenges negotiating daily activities. Schizophrenia is a chronic brain disorder; with the right... more

Suicide Prevention for Home Health Care
CE Hours : 1.5 | Course Hours: 1.5
$20.00

Over the past decade, the number of suicides has risen as more individuals report suicidal thoughts and risk factors continue to increase. With the increase of attempts and completed suicides, the need for suicide prevention is greater than ever. The impact that suicide has had on society cannot be measured as families and entire communities can be impacted when someone commits suicide,... more

Understanding Grief for Home Health Care
CE Hours : 1.0 | Course Hours: 1.0
$20.00

Grief and loss are often not comfortable topics to discuss. Just the thought of a loss conjures up in our minds unpleasant memories, events, hard times, loneliness, anger, and confusion. Trying to understand and heal from a significant loss, whether it is a person, a pet, a house, an income, the loss of respect, a goal, to name a few, can be difficult and scary. As a home health care provider... more

Using an EpiPen for Home Health Care
CE Hours : .5 | Course Hours: .5
$20.00

Anaphylaxis, also called anaphylactic shock, is a serious allergic reaction that can onset rapidly and may cause death if not immediately treated. People prone to anaphylaxis are typically prescribed an epinephrine autoinjector, like the EpiPen. This is an injection working immediately and can be the difference between life and death. This course discusses when and how to use an epinephrine... more