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Learner Career Outcomes

33%

started a new career after completing these courses

25%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

17%

got a pay increase or promotion
Shareable Certificate
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100% online
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Flexible deadlines
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Approx. 76 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Course Information Documents

1 hour to complete
1 video (Total 2 min), 8 readings
8 readings
Welcome10m
Syllabus10m
Textbook Companion10m
Grading and Logistics10m
Module 12 (Week 13) Videos10m
Hardware & Software Requirements10m
Copyright Information: Course Materials & Images10m
References10m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Module 1 - Introduction to Home Health Care

3 hours to complete
16 readings
16 readings
Introduction10m
What is Home Health Care?10m
Who Receives Home Health Care Services?10m
History of Home Health Care10m
Module 1 Breakout Activity 110m
Who is Part of the Home Health Care Team10m
Home Health Care Team Roles - Part 110m
Home Health Care Team Roles - Part 210m
Home Health Care Team Roles - Part 310m
Home Health Care Team Roles - Part 410m
Module 1 Breakout Activity 210m
Home Health Aide/Personal Care Aide Tasks10m
Scope of Practice10m
Chain of Command10m
Qualities of Home Health Aides & Personal Care Aides10m
Education & Training Requirements10m
1 practice exercise
Module 1 Quiz20m
Week
3

Week 3

14 hours to complete

Module 2 - Working Effectively with Home Care Clients

14 hours to complete
77 readings
77 readings
Introduction10m
Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs10m
Physical Needs10m
Safety and Security Needs10m
Need for Love and Belonging10m
Need for Self-Esteem10m
Need for Self-Actualization10m
Module 2 Breakout Activity 110m
Culture10m
Race versus Culture10m
Ethnocentrism, Diversity, & Stereotypes10m
Self-Awareness10m
Cultural Awareness & Cultural Competence10m
Introduction to Cultures10m
African American10m
Asians10m
Latinos10m
Middle East10m
Introduction to Religions of the World10m
Agnostics and Atheists10m
Buddhism10m
Christianity10m
Hinduism10m
Islam10m
Judaism10m
Introduction to Family & Diversity10m
Supporting Family Members10m
Communication10m
Types of Communication10m
Types of Communication - Summary10m
Language Barriers10m
Hearing Impairment10m
Visual Impairment10m
Aphasia/Speech Impairment10m
Cognitive Impairment10m
Yes/No Questions10m
Asking "Why?"10m
Use of Cliches10m
Introduction to Active Listening10m
How to Be a Good Listener - Part 110m
How to Be a Good Listener - Part 210m
How to Be a Good Listener - Part 310m
Module 2 Breakout Activity 1010m
Introduction to Therapeutic Relationship10m
How to Establish a Therapeutic Relationship - Part 110m
How to Establish a Therapeutic Relationship - Part 210m
How to Establish a Therapeutic Relationship - Part 310m
Terminating the Relationship10m
Self Check for Boundaries10m
Module 2 Breakout Activity 1110m
Introduction to Documentation10m
Use of Your Senses10m
What Information to Include in Documentation10m
How to Complete Documentation10m
Confidentiality10m
Sample Documentation10m
Introduction to Communicating on the Telephone10m
Sample Phone Call10m
Sample Phone Message10m
Introduction to Patient's Rights10m
Physical Abuse10m
Emotional Abuse10m
Financial Abuse10m
Sexual Abuse10m
Domestic violence10m
Neglect10m
Reporting Abuse & Neglect10m
Introduction to Patient's Rights10m
Patient's Responsibilities10m
How a Home Health Aide/Personal Care Aide Support a Patient's Rights10m
Introduction to Advanced Directives10m
Living Wills10m
Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care (Health Care Proxy)10m
Do-Not-Resuscitate (DNR)10m
Confidentiality10m
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)10m
Legal Ramifications for HIPAA Violations10m
1 practice exercise
Module 2 Quiz40m
Week
4

Week 4

5 hours to complete

Module 3 - Working with the Elderly

5 hours to complete
28 readings
28 readings
Introduction10m
Aging and the Individual10m
Social Factors & Aging10m
Observing & Reporting Changes10m
Confidentiality10m
Module 3 Breakout Activity 410m
Attitudes Toward Aging10m
Myths of Aging10m
Introduction10m
Immune System10m
Respiratory System10m
Cardiovascular System10m
Integumentary (Skin) System10m
Musculoskeletal System10m
Range of Motion Movements10m
Sensory System10m
Digestive System10m
Urinary System10m
Endocrine System10m
Neurological System10m
Female Reproductive System10m
Male Reproductive System10m
Introduction to Aging & the Mind10m
Working with Patients Who Have Had a Stroke10m
Working with Patients with Alzheimer's Disease10m
Working with Patients with Parkinson's Disease10m
Introduction to Stress10m
How to Help a Patient Effectively Manage Stress10m
1 practice exercise
Module 3 Quiz24m

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