Course Category: Class A
Abuse, Neglect & Exploitation
This is a 2 CEU non-audio course (audio coming soon)
After this course, you will be able to:
• Identify responsibilities of Administrator/Manager relative to
abuse and neglect training
•Name symptoms of caregiver stress believed to lead to abuse
•Discuss Abuse prevention strategies needed on an ongoing
•Recognize signs and symptoms of abuse and neglect
•Communicate and document suspected abuse and neglect
•Appropriate Policy and Procedure for Abuse, Neglect and
Exploitation Training annually in addition to new hire
orientation for employees and contract staff.
Limitations of Personal Care
LIMITATIONS OF PERSONAL CARE. This is a brief audio course about the importance of knowing Limitations and delineating the types of services that can be provided by a Personal Care Worker (PCW). Bonus: PCW Self-evaluation Skills Checklist.
This program is a review of examples of limitations where skilled home health care would be needed to meet higher needs of the consumer. This is an eBook that covers licensing standards and the scope of functions and tasks for Personal Care Workers. Each PCW must demonstrate competency in performing each of the tasks listed. Non-medical, Class B home care agencies (HCA) are under no obligation to offer all of these tasks and services. But if the HCA offers the service, Administrators must assure that the clients’ needs are appropriately met and that the person providing such personal care services is competently and safely performing the functions and tasks specified in the consumer’s plan of service.
Assistive Devices in Home Care
This is a non-audio, fully downloadable course for Skilled Care, Personal Care, Developmentmental Disabilities agencies. No computer is recquired for this course other than to download the materials.
Define MAE and MRADL
Explain documentation needs before and after use of assistive devices, Identify the role of assistive devices – Describe the Home Assessment purpose in the decision making process – Recognize the role of safety measures – Discuss specific physical disabilities/conditions with need for MAE – Understand the role of assistive devices for activities of daily living –
Understand the goal of home care
Significant Federal Emergency preparedness regulations took effect November 15, 2017. The goal of this 2-hour video program with Jennifer Windram, RN, BSN and former CDPHE Surveyor is to provide the fundamentals of the Federal rules along with the rules of CO Licensure.
Four broad standards of the new rule
Policies & procedures + training program & drills
Coordination with other healthcare facilities
Coordination with the Community as a whole
Evaluation, Competency Exam
You will learn the skills necessary to show a clear understanding and appropriate application of Emergency Preparedness Standards. After this course, you will be able to:
Identify four key emergency preparedness standards in an overall program.
Locate and review key websites constantly updated by CMS with details for implementation.
Identify waivers to other regulations and standards during emergencies.
Discuss how you will coordinate with other healthcare facilities, as well as the whole community.
Learn about your communication plan that complies with federal and state laws and loops in other area providers.
Understand the requirements and format for the HCA annual review of the overall Program.
BONUS: FORMS AND POLICIES APPROPRIATE FOR 2017 STANDARDS