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According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, we breathe nearly 25,000 times and inhale more than 10,000 liters of air during a normal day.* The importance of a properly functioning respiratory system is apparent. So also is the need to recognize atypical functioning of the respiratory system. This course is designed to inform the professional caregiver of the normal and abnormal symptoms and diseases associated with the respiratory system. Methods of treatment are discussed, and specific medications are outlined for the professional clinician. *The American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (Show Less) According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, we breathe nearly 25,000 times and inhale more than 10,000 liters of air during a normal day.* The importance of a properly functioning respiratory system is apparent. So also is the need to recognize atypical functioning of the r... (Show More)
Contact Hours: 6.6 Course Code: RNRS Packages: Professional Health
Safety is an important aspect of any job. In health care, safety measures need to be taken to protect the patient and the worker. This lesson reviews basic safety measures to use and response steps to take to decrease the spread of infections and prevent injury resulting from an unsafe or unclean environment. (Show Less) Safety is an important aspect of any job. In health care, safety measures need to be taken to protect the patient and the worker. This lesson reviews basic safety measures to use and response steps to take to decrease the spread of infections and prevent injury resulting from an unsafe or unclean en... (Show More)
Contact Hours: 3.0 Course Code: PCW_SC Packages: Personal Care Worker Health
The skin and its components are called the integumentary system. It is an important protective barrier. Any abnormal opening in the skin, such as a wound, an injury, or sore area may result in the need for costly (financial, emotional, and physical) corrective action. This program is designed to review the integumentary system in its normal, healthy state and to examine some of the common health problems associated with skin problems. Additionally, various treatments for skin problems will be identified. (Show Less) The skin and its components are called the integumentary system. It is an important protective barrier. Any abnormal opening in the skin, such as a wound, an injury, or sore area may result in the need for costly (financial, emotional, and physical) corrective action. This program is designed to rev... (Show More)
Contact Hours: 1.3 Course Code: NASK Packages: Paraprofessional Health
This course is designed to help health care providers understand the process for successful transitions to/from home care, to/from skilled nursing facilities, and to/from outpatient therapy for home care clients. Participants will have the opportunity to reflect on what they are learning through case scenarios. (Show Less) This course is designed to help health care providers understand the process for successful transitions to/from home care, to/from skilled nursing facilities, and to/from outpatient therapy for home care clients. Participants will have the opportunity to reflect on what they are learning through ca... (Show More)
Contact Hours: 1.5 Course Code: RNST Packages: Home Health
This course will present information on basic nutrition, factors affecting nutrition, common types of diets, the importance of fluid balance, and meal preparation. Appropriate, effective skills for feeding a patient and measuring intake will also be presented. 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) This course will present information on basic nutrition, factors affecting nutrition, common types of diets, the importance of fluid balance, and meal preparation. Appropriate, effective skills for feeding a patient and measuring intake will also be presented. This course is part of the Home Health... (Show More)
Contact Hours: 3.3 Course Code: HHPF Packages: Home Health
Grief manifests itself in many ways to the patient and to the family. A broader understanding of spirituality and bereavement enables the care team to provide help to those they serve as well as take care of themselves. This course will assist the participant in identifying methods to comfortably assess and address the spiritual and bereavement needs of the patient and family with education, resources, and information. (Show Less) Grief manifests itself in many ways to the patient and to the family. A broader understanding of spirituality and bereavement enables the care team to provide help to those they serve as well as take care of themselves. This course will assist the participant in identifying methods to comfortably... (Show More)
Contact Hours: 2.0 Course Code: HOSP_SN Packages: Hospice
Parenteral nutrition is the provision of supplemental or complete nutrition through an intravenous catheter, bypassing the gastrointestinal (GI) system. The first choice for patient nutritional support is usually the GI system. However, there are times this is not enough or not even feasible. When parenteral nutrition is the sole source of nutrition, it is referred to as Total Parenteral Nutrition or TPN. This course provides an overview of TPN including it's uses, goals of therapy, and assessments necessary to begin and continue treatment. TPN supplies such as solution, additives, tubing and pumps will be discussed as well as key steps and care considerations for safe, successful administration. (Show Less) Parenteral nutrition is the provision of supplemental or complete nutrition through an intravenous catheter, bypassing the gastrointestinal (GI) system. The first choice for patient nutritional support is usually the GI system. However, there are times this is not enough or not even feasible. Whe... (Show More)
Contact Hours: 1.0 Course Code: RNTP Packages: Professional Health
This course presents information on lifespan growth and development, including the different levels of human needs. Normal changes typically seen with aging are identified, and reality as compared to myths associated with aging are examined. Additionally, individual aging differences and age-related conditions will be reviewed, as well as information on death, dying, grief, and loss. 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) This course presents information on lifespan growth and development, including the different levels of human needs. Normal changes typically seen with aging are identified, and reality as compared to myths associated with aging are examined. Additionally, individual aging differences and age-relat... (Show More)
Contact Hours: 2.9 Course Code: HHBN Packages: Home Health
This course presents information on lifespan growth and development, including the different levels of human needs. Normal changes typically seen with aging are identified, and reality as compared to myths associated with aging are examined. Additionally, individual aging differences and age-related conditions will be reviewed, as well as information on death, dying, grief, and loss. (Show Less) This course presents information on lifespan growth and development, including the different levels of human needs. Normal changes typically seen with aging are identified, and reality as compared to myths associated with aging are examined. Additionally, individual aging differences and age-relat... (Show More)
Contact Hours: 3.0 Course Code: PCW_BN Packages: Personal Care Worker Health
Dying is much more than a medical "event". It is a time of emotions that may include fear, grief, joy, anger, reconciliation, forgiveness, and transformation for all involved. Fear of the unknown for the patient and family is only natural. One of the fears the professional might face is the observation of the emotional and bodily changes of the patient as death approaches. The professional may not be prepared to provide the appropriate assessments and education that is expected by the patient and family. In the journey between living and dying, this is an emotional time during which the professional is needed for support, encouragement, and direction. This course is designed for professionals with a desire to learn more about the physical and emotional signs of the terminally ill patient, including the expected sequence of changes. Included are teaching aids for communication with the patient and family as symptoms occur. (Show Less) Dying is much more than a medical "event". It is a time of emotions that may include fear, grief, joy, anger, reconciliation, forgiveness, and transformation for all involved. Fear of the unknown for the patient and family is only natural. One of the fears the professional might face is the observa... (Show More)
Contact Hours: 3.8 Course Code: HOSP_HA Packages: Hospice
Communication can dispel myths and fears as well as increase knowledge and trust. Paraprofessionals as well as professionals are often concerned about "what to say" and "what not to say" in the face of a terminal illness. This course is designed to provide information and tools to enhance communication methods for working with the patient and family at the end of life. (Show Less) Communication can dispel myths and fears as well as increase knowledge and trust. Paraprofessionals as well as professionals are often concerned about "what to say" and "what not to say" in the face of a terminal illness. This course is designed to provide information and tools to enhance communic... (Show More)
Contact Hours: 1.6 Course Code: HOSP_CC Packages: Hospice
Dying is much more than a medical "event". It is a time of many emotions, grief, joy, anger, reconciliation, forgiveness, and transformation for all involved. Fear of the unknown for the patient and families is only natural. One of the fears for the para-professional and volunteer may be the bodily changes as death approaches. This course is an entry-level module for those interested in learning more about the physical and emotional changes a human body experiences as death approaches. (Show Less) Dying is much more than a medical "event". It is a time of many emotions, grief, joy, anger, reconciliation, forgiveness, and transformation for all involved. Fear of the unknown for the patient and families is only natural. One of the fears for the para-professional and volunteer may be the bodi... (Show More)
Contact Hours: 2.5 Course Code: HOSP_PS Packages: Hospice
This course is designed to assist the nurse in understanding when to refer to rehabilitation services in home care. Further, it will explain the Medicare requirements for initiating home care therapy services. Examples are provided to help the nurse establish the differences between physical, occupational, and speech therapy services and patient impairments that may render referral to one or all therapy disciplines. (Show Less) This course is designed to assist the nurse in understanding when to refer to rehabilitation services in home care. Further, it will explain the Medicare requirements for initiating home care therapy services. Examples are provided to help the nurse establish the differences between physical, occupa... (Show More)
Contact Hours: 1.0 Course Code: TYRS Packages: Professional Healthcare Continuing Education

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