This course will teach you how to create a safe, comforting environment, and how to keep it free from hazards.
Relias Learning, LLC is approved as a Curriculum Developer by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services. This activity is approved for 1.0000 contact hours for all WA State Direct Care Workers. Training Provider Code: WA0624. CE Approval Code: CO1731331
This course is approved by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Division of Facility Services - Group Care Licensure Section (NC-DHHS)
Program Sponsor ID #032316; Approval # . This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.
Relias, LLC is an approved provider of continuing education by the California Department of Public Health, Provider # NAC7001.
The certificate must be retained by the licensee for a period of four (4) years after the course is completed.
This learning activity meets the definition of *** ONLINE *** CEUs. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.
This course is approved as continuing education by the Oregon Department of Human Services in accordance with state regulation 411-057-0140 for Assisted Living Administrators, Residential Care facility Administrators and Memory Care Communities within the State of Oregon. This activity is approved by Oregon Department of Human Services for 1.00 contact hours.
59A-36.011 Staff Training Requirements. Location: Online
Understand the Hazards of the PCA Job
Realize the Role of OSHA in Workplace Safety
Safely Handle Hazardous Substances
Identify Ergonomics in the Workplace
Handle Fire Emergencies
Avoid and Respond to Home Hazards
Avoid Lifting Hazards
Recognize the Risk of Falls and How to Avoid Them
Employ OSHA Safety Hazards
Role and resources of OSHA standards including bloodborne pathogens, Hazard communication, PPE and the guidelines for caregivers
Hazardous substances in the workplace
Ergonomics and workplace safety
Potential home hazards and statistics
Avoid any manual lifting
Avoiding and managing hazards in the workplace
Preventing falls to clients and staff
Safety and side rails
Applying fire safety concepts
Dr. Eric Chalfant is a professional researcher and author with a PhD in religious studies from Duke University. He honed his research skills as a nationally-ranked collegiate policy debater and debate coach at Whitman College. In addition to his work for OnCourse Learning, Eric has contributed to Duke University's National Congregation Study and has edited and published scholarly works for Oxford University Press. Disclosure: Eric Chalfant, PhD has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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