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Understanding human diseases is critical when working in health care whether at the bedside or in office roles such as billing or coding. With the change to ICD10 CM coding, knowledge of human diseases is even more important for each team member. This knowledge ensures accurate data collection which can reduce the number of declined reimbursements. This course provides an overview of diseases and conditions of the urinary system. (Show Less) Understanding human diseases is critical when working in health care whether at the bedside or in office roles such as billing or coding. With the change to ICD10 CM coding, knowledge of human diseases is even more important for each team member. This knowledge ensures accurate data collection whi... (Show More)
Contact Hours: 1.0 Course Code: HD_US Packages: Medical Coding
Understanding human diseases is critical when working in health care whether at the bedside or in office roles such as billing or coding. With the change to ICD10 CM coding, knowledge of human diseases is even more important for each team member. This knowledge ensures accurate data collection which can reduce the number of declined reimbursements. This course provides an overview of diseases and conditions resulting from trauma to the human body. (Show Less) Understanding human diseases is critical when working in health care whether at the bedside or in office roles such as billing or coding. With the change to ICD10 CM coding, knowledge of human diseases is even more important for each team member. This knowledge ensures accurate data collection whi... (Show More)
Contact Hours: 1.0 Course Code: HD_FT Packages: Medical Coding
This course is designed to assist therapists and therapy assistants in understanding the unique aspects of documentation in home care. Further, it introduces the many aspects of developing a plan of care from assessment through discharge. Specific home care rules and regulations regarding documentation and staff supervision in this setting will also be included in this course. (Show Less) This course is designed to assist therapists and therapy assistants in understanding the unique aspects of documentation in home care. Further, it introduces the many aspects of developing a plan of care from assessment through discharge. Specific home care rules and regulations regarding document... (Show More)
Contact Hours: 2.0 Course Code: TYDH_AA Packages: Therapist Continuing Education
Though communication can be complicated, learning to effectively communicate with patients and peers is important. This course is designed to review communication style differences and other factors affecting communication. In addition, the course will introduce the SBAR communication model and explore strategies to apply it in home health and assisted living settings. This program is also designed to meet the requirements of the Minnesota Board of Nursing for licensure renewal. (Show Less) Though communication can be complicated, learning to effectively communicate with patients and peers is important. This course is designed to review communication style differences and other factors affecting communication. In addition, the course will introduce the SBAR communication model and ex... (Show More)
Contact Hours: 1.0 Course Code: SBAR_HH Packages: Professional Health
This course will take the student through basic information regarding feeding tubes or EN (Enteral Nutrition). The definition, history, prevalence of enteral nutrition will be discussed in addition to the basic components of the digestive process. Students will then be introduced to common types of enteral tubes available for patients. It will discuss enteral formulas in terms of composition and characteristics. Specific patient considerations are highlighted for consideration in formula selection. Enterally fed patients require additional supplies to assist in the delivery of formula, flushes, and medications through enteral tubes. Common equipment is identified as it relates to preferred methods of delivery. (Show Less) This course will take the student through basic information regarding feeding tubes or EN (Enteral Nutrition). The definition, history, prevalence of enteral nutrition will be discussed in addition to the basic components of the digestive process. Students will then be introduced to common types o... (Show More)
Contact Hours: 0.5 Course Code: NAFT Packages: Paraprofessional Health
Good vision plays a major role in our ability to care for ourselves and carry out all the activities we enjoy in our everyday lives. The eye is an important sensory organ that makes vision possible. Our eyes usually work so well that we are unaware of how much we rely upon them each day. People often take good vision for granted until it is hurt or made worse in some way. Poor vision and certainly blindness have a large impact on nearly every aspect of a person's life. Close your eyes for a minute. Then think about how difficult it would be if you could never open them again. Doing simple tasks like getting a drink of water, climbing in or out of a car, or bathing would no longer be simple activities. Completing our daily routines is something we take for granted when our vision is good. But with sudden or even gradual loss of vision, the importance of good eyesight becomes apparent. This course is designed to introduce the paraprofessional to how the eye functions. The course will also address the eye changes that occur due to aging, disease and injury. Participants will also learn about care issues for the visually impaired. (Show Less) Good vision plays a major role in our ability to care for ourselves and carry out all the activities we enjoy in our everyday lives. The eye is an important sensory organ that makes vision possible. Our eyes usually work so well that we are unaware of how much we rely upon them each day. People ofte... (Show More)
Contact Hours: 0.8 Course Code: NAFV Packages: Paraprofessional Health
Health care boundaries are the limits within which health care services are to be delivered. Health care boundaries are important for the protection of both the patient and the health care provider. Maintaining healthy boundaries can be difficult when faced with the challenge of end-of-life care. Health care providers and volunteers need to demonstrate a healthy balance between care and compassion without becoming overly involved in their patient's lives. This course is designed to assist the learner in understanding boundaries in health care, identify boundary issues and methods to avoid or address those issues. (Show Less) Health care boundaries are the limits within which health care services are to be delivered. Health care boundaries are important for the protection of both the patient and the health care provider. Maintaining healthy boundaries can be difficult when faced with the challenge of end-of-life care. ... (Show More)
Contact Hours: 2.5 Course Code: HOSP_HB Packages: Hospice
In this course, you will appreciate the major role hearing plays in a person's everyday life.
Contact Hours: 0.8 Course Code: NAHE Packages: Paraprofessional Health
Audition (hearing) is crucial for humans since most of the time we relate to each other through verbal communication. Hearing loss is thought by many to be the most devastating handicap of all, frequently resulting in withdrawal from interactions with society and meaningful people such as family and friends. (Show Less) Audition (hearing) is crucial for humans since most of the time we relate to each other through verbal communication. Hearing loss is thought by many to be the most devastating handicap of all, frequently resulting in withdrawal from interactions with society and meaningful people such as family and... (Show More)
Contact Hours: 1.3 Course Code: RNHE Packages: Professional Health
Understanding human diseases is critical when working in health care whether at the bedside or in office roles such as billing or coding. With the change to ICD10 CM coding, knowledge of human diseases is even more important for each team member. This knowledge ensures accurate data collection which can reduce the number of declined reimbursements. This course provides an overview of human immunological diseases and conditions including immunodeficiency diseases as well as autoimmune diseases. (Show Less) Understanding human diseases is critical when working in health care whether at the bedside or in office roles such as billing or coding. With the change to ICD10 CM coding, knowledge of human diseases is even more important for each team member. This knowledge ensures accurate data collection whi... (Show More)
Contact Hours: 1.0 Course Code: HD_ID Packages: Medical Coding
Complete and accurate coding based on comprehensive documentation is critical to ensuring prompt and appropriate reimbursement for client services in home care. Home care providers caring for clients with complex cares or multiple diagnoses face increased challenges in determining accurate codes for services with implementation of ICD-10. This class provides hands-on practice and guidance to improve accuracy in the use of the expanded code set. Coders can use the pre-test course to gauge their current knowledge or simply proceed with this course to practice application of the codes through a series of home care case scenarios. (Show Less) Complete and accurate coding based on comprehensive documentation is critical to ensuring prompt and appropriate reimbursement for client services in home care. Home care providers caring for clients with complex cares or multiple diagnoses face increased challenges in determining accurate codes for... (Show More)
Contact Hours: 1.0 Course Code: HD_QA Packages: Medical Coding
Hospitalization or re-hospitalization continues to be an issue for older adults. One of the factors influencing the older adult?s ability to return to home safely is the effective transition of care between facilities and home care. This program will focus on the role of the clinician in managing the care transition process to reduce issues in care issues that increase the risk of complications and the need to return to the hospital. (Show Less) Hospitalization or re-hospitalization continues to be an issue for older adults. One of the factors influencing the older adult?s ability to return to home safely is the effective transition of care between facilities and home care. This program will focus on the role of the clinician in managing ... (Show More)
Contact Hours: 1.0 Course Code: RNCT Packages: Professional Health
Effective workplace interactions are key to providing quality patient care. At the core of workplace interactions is clear, concise, accurate, and respectful communication. During this workshop, participants will learn how various communication styles and the role of active listening impact information delivery and interpretation. In addition, participants will practice applying these components to common tools and interactions in the workplace with the goal of continuously improving teamwork and patient care. (Show Less) Effective workplace interactions are key to providing quality patient care. At the core of workplace interactions is clear, concise, accurate, and respectful communication. During this workshop, participants will learn how various communication styles and the role of active listening impact inform... (Show More)
Contact Hours: 1.0 Course Code: NATC Packages: Paraprofessional Healthcare Continuing Education
The application of infection control principles and practices is important to mitigate and prevent the spread of infectious diseases. More advanced medical devices and procedures, combined with prolonged survival amidst complex medical conditions further enhance the need for meticulous prevention efforts. This session encompasses a review of various disease processes including common symptoms, and preventive practices associated with individual disease states. Additionally, bioterrorism information and its effect on health care is presented. (Show Less) The application of infection control principles and practices is important to mitigate and prevent the spread of infectious diseases. More advanced medical devices and procedures, combined with prolonged survival amidst complex medical conditions further enhance the need for meticulous prevention ef... (Show More)
Contact Hours: 2.0 Course Code: RNIC Packages: Professional Health
The integumentary (skin) system is an important protective barrier. Disruption of the skin integrity may result in the need for costly (financial, emotional and physical) remedial intervention. This course is designed to review the integumentary system in its normal, healthy state and to examine some of the common health problems associated with a compromised integumentary system. Additionally, treatment protocols for skin problems are identified. (Show Less) The integumentary (skin) system is an important protective barrier. Disruption of the skin integrity may result in the need for costly (financial, emotional and physical) remedial intervention. This course is designed to review the integumentary system in its normal, healthy state and to examine som... (Show More)
Contact Hours: 2.6 Course Code: RNSK Packages: Professional Health
This course assists the Physical, Occupational or Speech Therapist in understanding the unique aspects of their role, as well as the role of therapy assistants, within the home care environment. Participants are introduced to the unique challenges and opportunities posed to therapists including the special rules and regulations regarding practice in this setting. (Show Less) This course assists the Physical, Occupational or Speech Therapist in understanding the unique aspects of their role, as well as the role of therapy assistants, within the home care environment. Participants are introduced to the unique challenges and opportunities posed to therapists including the... (Show More)
Contact Hours: 1.8 Course Code: TYHC_AA Packages: Therapist Continuing Education
This course assists the Physical Therapy Assistant and Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant in understanding the unique aspects of their roles within the home care environment. Participants are introduced to the unique challenges and opportunities posed to therapy assistants including the special rules and regulations regarding practice in this setting. (Show Less) This course assists the Physical Therapy Assistant and Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant in understanding the unique aspects of their roles within the home care environment. Participants are introduced to the unique challenges and opportunities posed to therapy assistants including the speci... (Show More)
Contact Hours: 1.5 Course Code: TYTA_AA Packages: Therapist Continuing Education
Paraprofessionals (home health aides, nursing assistants, personal care attendants etc.) are the backbone of the nursing home and home health industry. It is important for workers to have a solid understanding of what the job entails. This session is designed as an entry-level course for paraprofessionals to learn about the job roles and responsibilities in the paraprofessional role. This course is part of the Home Health Aide/Nursing Assistant Training library designed for agency or education institution use as an educational aid and resource in conjunction with hands-on instruction in a lab and or clinical setting supervised by a nurse educator. The agency or education institution is responsible for ensuring the learner has attained the knowledge and care skills, according to their state's requirements, before providing care to a client. (Show Less) Paraprofessionals (home health aides, nursing assistants, personal care attendants etc.) are the backbone of the nursing home and home health industry. It is important for workers to have a solid understanding of what the job entails. This session is designed as an entry-level course for paraprofess... (Show More)
Contact Hours: 4.5 Course Code: HHIN Packages: Home Health
There are many aspects related to the responsibility an employee has to his or her employer in order to be successful in the job and make sure the working relationship is a good one. Some of the responsibilities are related to state and federal rules and laws that the employer needs to follow. Other responsibilities are in place for the employee's safety and the safety and well-being of the patient. This course will review the responsibilities an employee has to his or her employer. (Show Less) There are many aspects related to the responsibility an employee has to his or her employer in order to be successful in the job and make sure the working relationship is a good one. Some of the responsibilities are related to state and federal rules and laws that the employer needs to follow. Other... (Show More)
Contact Hours: 2.8 Course Code: PCW_LI Packages: Personal Care Worker Health
Elimination is the body's way of removing digestive and body chemical waste products and harmful substances referred to as toxins. The process of elimination is critical for the body to operate at its best. This course will examine the different routes of elimination, the wastes created and the paraprofessional's role in providing support to the patient for the elimination process. This course is part of the Home Health Aide/Nursing Assistant Training library designed for agency or education institution use as an educational aid and resource in conjunction with hands-on instruction in a lab and or clinical setting supervised by a nurse educator. The agency or education institution is responsible for ensuring the learner has attained the knowledge and care skills, according to their state's requirements, before providing care to a client. (Show Less) Elimination is the body's way of removing digestive and body chemical waste products and harmful substances referred to as toxins. The process of elimination is critical for the body to operate at its best. This course will examine the different routes of elimination, the wastes created and the pa... (Show More)
Contact Hours: 3.3 Course Code: HHBW Packages: Home Health

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