Home Health Aide Training Manual

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 1996 - Medical - 350 pages
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This manual provides step-by-step guidance in establishing and conducting a home health aide training program with a practical focus. Lesson plans, explicit learning objectives, overheads, student worksheets, class schedules, competency assessment/skills review sheets, laboratory experiences, forms for documentation of training, and a comprehensive final examination are among of the practical features that make this publication an invaluable hands-on resource in training and maintaining a skilled home health aide work force.
 

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Contents

Chapter 2Organizing the Program
11
LESSON PLANS
19
Chapter 4Observation Reporting and Documentation of Patient Status and the Care or Services Furnished
39
Chapter 5Reading and Recording Temperature Pulse Respiration and Blood Pressure
53
Chapter 6Basic Infection Control Procedures
77
Chapter 7Basic Elements of Body Function and Significant Changes
99
Chapter 8Maintenance of a Clean Safe Healthy Environment
147
Chapter 9Recognition of Emergencies and Knowledge of Emergency Procedures
161
Teaching Tools
200
Chapter 11Appropriate and Safe Techniques in Personal Hygiene and Grooming
219
Chapter 12Safe Transfer Techniques and Ambulation
247
Chapter 13Range of Motion and Positioning
263
Chapter 14Adequate Nutrition and Fluid Intake
281
Appendix ASkill Review and Competency Assessment
305
Appendix BFinal Competency Examination
333
Index
347

Chapter 10The Home Health Patient
193

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