Maintenance of a clean environment is fundamental to maintaining a safe and healthy environment for residents. Housekeeping staff in residential care settings must be familiar with best practices and procedures related to environmental cleaning. This course illustrates procedures to follow when performing environmental services and ways to reduce hazards associated with these tasks.
59A-36.011 Staff Training Requirements. Location: Online
Florida Board of Nursing Home Administrators (CEBroker Provider # 50-290)
Georgia Nursing Home Administrators Board (CEBroker Provider # 50-290)
This educational offering is approved by the California Nursing Home Administrator Program (NHAP) as a Patient Care/Aging ("P" credit) course. Provider # CEP 1701; Course Approval # 1701001-8747/P. This activity is approved for 1.0000 contact hours.
Relias, LLC is approved by the California Department of Social Services as a Continuing Education Training Program Vendor to provide Continuing Education training courses to administrators of residential care facilities for the elderly.
Vendor/Provider # 2000224-740-2;
Approval # 224-0152-35306.
This activity is approved by the California Department of Social Services for 1.00 contact hours.
Relias, LLC is approved by the California Department of Social Services as a Continuing Education Program Vendor to provide Continuing Education training courses to administrators of Adult Residential Facilities.
Vendor/Provider # : 2000224-735-2
Approval # 224-0152-35307
This activity is approved by the California Department of Social Services for 1.0000 contact hours.
This educational offering has been reviewed by the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for 1.0000 clock hours. If you have any feedback regarding the NAB approved continuing education programs, send your email to the following address: [email protected]
This activity is approved for 1.0000 contact hours.
Section 1: Introduction
A. About This Course
B. Learning Objectives
Section 2: Importance of a Clean Home
A. Setting the Stage for Wellbeing
B. Resident Rights
F. How Often to Clean
G. Basic Cleaning Procedures
H. Cleaning and Dusting
I. Sweeping and Mopping
J. Change the Bucket Water
L. Spot Cleaning
Section 3: Safety and Supplies
A. Safety Principles
B. Hazardous Materials
C. Preparing Cleaning Solutions
D. Neutral pH Cleaners
E. Quaternary Cleaning Products
F. On the Cart
H. The Spread of Infection
I. Infection Control Precautions
K. Equipment Maintenance
L. Electrical Equipment
M. Electrical Cords
Section 4: Where to Clean
A. High Touch Areas
B. Lobby and Common Areas
F. Cleaning Occupied Rooms
G. Medical Equipment
H. Desks and Computers
I. Handling Wastebaskets
J. Trash Disposal
K. Handling Linens
L. Cleaning the Floor
Section 5: Conclusion
B. Course Contributors
Elizabeth Kellerman, MSN, RN worked as a critical care nurse in an Intensive Care Unit of a community hospital and that experience provided significant training in caring for older adults. Her experience and knowledge led her to nursing education where she taught at a community college as she received her Master's in Nurse Education at Western Carolina University. As a nursing instructor, she spent time in many types of care settings including medical-surgical inpatient and community living centers. Her passion for education and training has most recently led her to a position as Subject Matter Expert and Curriculum Designer for Relias. Disclosure: Elizabeth Kellerman, MSN, RN discloses the following potential conflict of interests/commercial interests: Relevant Financial Relationship with Relias LLC as a Salaried Employee All of the relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.Relevant Non-Financial Relationship with No Entities Exists as a Contributor All of the relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.Expert Reviewer: Denton C. Hartman, MS, NHA (retired)
Denton C. Hartman, MS, NHA, served as a long-term care corporate trainer and Director of Staff Development at a retirement community in PA that employed over 600 staff. Additionally, he served as chairman of the Safety Committee there for over ten years. Mr. Hartman is a retired licensed Nursing Home Administrator, holding a BS in Education, an MS in Administration of Residential Programs. He has many years of experience developing staff from all disciplines in healthcare settings. Mr. Hartman currently serves as an instructor of adult education at Hagerstown Community College. Disclosure: Denton C. Hartman, MS, NHA (retired) has no Relevant Financial or Non-Financial Relationship with ineligible companies to disclose.
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