This course is designed prepare participants on the basic Caregiving Principles and Skills. 

The Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) competencies of Patient Centered Care, Teamwork and Collaboration; Evidence-based Practice (EBP), Quality Improvement; Safety and Informatics are introduced and applied to the participants knowledge, skills and attitudes in providing patient care.  

The  following topics will be  covered  during the  course:  

 

Unit 1: THE ART OF CAREGIVING 

  • Module 1: Working in the Healthcare System  

  • Module 2: Understanding People in our Care  

  • Module 3: Communication and Interaction Skills

 

Unit 2: PROMOTING SAFETY 

  • Module 4: Infection Control 

  • Module 5: Preventing Injuries 

  • Module 6: Safety and Emergency Procedures 

 

Unit 3: PROVIDING CARE 

  • Module 7: Basic Medical Terminology 

  • Module 8: Body Basics—Basic Anatomy and Physiology 

  • Module 9: Basic Math Skills in Providing Care 

  • Module 10: Measuring Vital Signs, Weight and Height 

  • Module 11: Promoting Comfortable Environment 

  • Module 12: Providing Restorative Care 

  • Module 13: Assisting with Positioning and Transferring 

  • Module 14: Personal Care and Hygiene and Skin and Wound Care 

  • Module 15: Nutrition and Hydration Needs 

  • Module 16: Elimination: Urinary and Digestive Systems 

  • Module 17: Assisting with New Patients, Transfers and Discharges 

 

Unit 4: SPECIAL CARE SITUATIONS 

  • Module 18: Providing Care for People with Specific Illnesses 

  • Module 19: Care of People with Cognitive Changes 

  • Module 20: Mental Health and Care of Patient with Depression and Anxiety 

  • Module 21: Death and Dying – End of Life Care 

  • Module 22: Providing Care to Infants and Children 

 

Course Offered: 

Live & Interactive via Zoom 

OR

Pre-recorded

Caregiving Foundations

$400.00Price
  • Nurses, nursing students, licensed practical nurses, medical assistants, nursing assistants and other healthcare students

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