Orientation for Home-Based Services: Safety and Compliance

 

This course presents an orientation to home care for all staff who are new to home-based services, which includes home hospice care. It provides learners with introductory instruction that covers a range of topics including a description of home care, health and safety hazards associated with home care, and corporate compliance and risk prevention in the home care setting.

$40.00

Hours: 1.50
REL-SRC-0-OHSSC

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (3 Match)

Florida Board of Nursing - Certified Nursing Assistants

1.5 HOURS


This is not an accredited course for professional license renewal. Florida CNAs may use this inservice toward meeting their annual inservice requirement.This activity is approved for 1.50 contact hours.

Non-Licensed Direct Care (DSP, HHA, CNA, DCW, PCA, IHA, NA)

1.5 HOURS


Texas Health and Human Services Commission

1.5 HOURS


Texas HHSC has determined that Relias Learning’s submitted training meets or exceeds the minimum standards for HCSSA administrator training in the following categories: Licensed Home Health, Licensed and Centified Home Health, Personal Assistance Services, Hospice. Texas HHSC also recognizes Relias Learning provides continuing education for administrators and alternate administrators. This activity is approved for 1.50 contact hours.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-SRC-0-OHSSC
Hours: 1.5
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 6/30/2023
Learning Objectives:
Describe the characteristics of home-based care.
Implement strategies to identify, prevent, and effectively manage health and safety hazards associated with home-based care.
Identify ways to comply with your organization’s corporate compliance program.

Outline:
Section 1: Introduction
A. About This Course
B. Learning Objectives
Section 2: Introduction to Home-Based Care
A. What is Home-Based Care?
B. Home Care
C. Home Health Care
D. Hospice Care
E. The Heart of Home-Based Care
F. Review
G. Summary
Section 3: Hazards Associated with Home-Based Care
A. A Visit with Joe
B. The List
C. Review
D. Summary
Section 4: Safety Risks in the Home
A. The Risks
B. Driving
C. Animals and Pets
D. Environmental Conditions
E. Visitors, Spouses, and Other Family
F. Violence in the Workplace
G. Hazardous Materials
H. Medical Waste
I. Electrical Safety
J. Fire Emergencies
K. Responding to Fires
L. Carbon Monoxide
M. Natural Disasters
N. Review
O. Summary
Section 5: Slips, Trips, Falls, Handling People, and Incident Reporting
A. Slips, Trips and Falls
B. Handling or Moving People
C. Back Injury Prevention
D. Review
E. Incident Reporting
F. Review
G. Summary
Section 6: Corporate Compliance and Harassment
A. Fraud, Waste, and Abuse
B. Review the Code of Conduct
C. Kickbacks
D. Compliance Versus Ethics
E. A Continuum
F. Review
G. Harassment
H. Examples of Harassment
I. Reporting Harassment
J. Preventing Harassment
K. Review
L. Summary
Section 7: Conclusion
A. Summary
B. Course Contributor
C. Resources
D. References
E. Congratulations!

Staff Writer: Jennifer W. Burks, R.N., M.S.N.
Jennifer W. Burks, R.N., M.S.N. earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The University of Virginia in 1993, and her Master of Science in Nursing from The University of North Carolina, Greensboro in 1996. She has over 25 years of clinical and teaching experience, and her areas of expertise are critical care and home health. Her professional practice in education is guided by a philosophy borrowed from Florence Nightingale’s Notes on Nursing, “I do not pretend to teach her how, I ask her to teach herself, and for this purpose, I venture to give her some hints.” Disclosure: Jennifer W. Burks, R.N., M.S.N. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: entry level Direct Care Workers; entry level General Staff; in the following settings: Post-Acute Care.
Relias Learning will be transparent in disclosing if any commercial support, sponsorship or co-providership is present prior to the learner completing the course.
Relias Learning has a grievance policy in place to facilitate reports of dissatisfaction. Relias Learning will make every effort to resolve each grievance in a mutually satisfactory manner. In order to report a complaint or grievance please contact Relias Learning at support@reliaslearning.com.
Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous Distance Learning with interactivity which includes quizzes with questions/answers, and posttests.
Accommodations
If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support by calling (800) 381-2321 or emailing support@relias.com