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Home Health Fundamentals, Assessment and Emergencies (15 contact hours) (#703)

Course Level:  Intermediate

Item Number:  703

Hours:  15

Price:  $136.00

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Special Notes:
AOTA Category 1(Domain of OT), 2(OT Process), 3(Professional Issues).

 

Description

This updated course (2011) provides the home health therapist with every tool needed in order to practice in the home health setting: from foundational information regarding infection control issues, personal safety tips, documentation guidelines, and ethical situations to how to handle emergency situations in the home. Included in this course is how to assess the patientís environment, patientís support system, psychosocial areas (cognitive, depression, dementia, motivation, pain), ADL and IADLís, mobility, fine motor, neurological, integumentary, and cardiopulmonary systems. Of extreme value in this course is a section on how to handle emergency situations for a variety of medical conditions encountered in the home. This is a must course for therapists who frequently must make independent and immediate clinical judgments while working alone in the home health setting.--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------***COURSE OBJECTIVES***At the completion of this course the therapist will: 1. know infection control procedures in the home setting including how to handle sharps 2. understand the various regulatory bodies involved in home health care 3. know documentation guidelines in the home setting 4. be able to respond to ethical situations that may arise while working in the home setting 5. be able to perform a home safety assessment 6. recognize elder abuse and know how to respond 7. be able to perform a cognitive assessment 8. know the difference between depression and dementia 9. be able to perform an ADL and IADL assessment 10. be able to perform a mobility evaluation 11. be able to perform a fine motor assessment 12. know how to evaluate various neurological disorders including: TBI, CVA, Parkinsonís, MS, SCI, and vestibular disorders 13. be able to perform a wound assessment, and know appropriate wound dressings 14. be able to assess cardiopulmonary function 15. be able to recognize and respond to various emergency situations, including: acute renal failure, airway obstruction, anaphylactic reaction, aspiration, cardiac arrest, CVA, CHF exacerbation, DVT, dehydration, delirium, hip dislocation, shoulder dislocation, dysrhythmia, electrolyte imbalance, fractures, hyperglycemia, hypoglycemia, hypotension, hypertension, hypothermia, MI, orthostatic hypotension, pneumonia, pneumothorax, infection, pulmonary emboli, seizure, shock, UTI, suicide ideation.

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Course(s) are mailed within 2 business days by first class, priority mail USPS, or UPS (overnight delivery is also available). ALLOW 5-7 BUSINESS DAYS FOR DELIVERY. You may submit exam by mail or fax. Exam will be graded within 2 business days and a certificate of completion issued next day. Faxed copy of certificate available if you are pressed for time. You are automatically enrolled in the online testing program. YOU ARE NOT OBLIGATED TO TAKE THE EXAM ONLINE. YOU MAY SUBMIT THE PRINTED EXAM THAT IS ENCLOSED IN YOUR MAIL PACKET. INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED.

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Course Reviews

I am new to home health and this course gave me a great overview of home health. Knowing what to expect makes me excited for this rewarding career.
Vincent R V. Ė MD & CT PT, Feb. 16, 2016

It was good. Very informative
Dawn K., Jul. 24, 2014

Having the various tests in one book will be helpful
DD, Apr. 30, 2012

the clear explaination of tests and evaluations
IH, Feb. 26, 2012

this course was very helpful for me.
Mickaela Munoz, Jan. 26, 2012

 

 

* Quantity discounts available: 10% off 2-4 mail, email or eBook courses, 15% off 5 or more mail, email or eBook courses.


* ONLINE COURSE DISCOUNT ONLY*---- 1 COURSE-- 10%, 2-4 COURSES-- 20%, 5 OR MORE COURSES-- 25%




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