Unlicensed caregivers have a critical role in the provision of private duty home care. These individuals need to be familiar with their role and the typical duties required of them. While this may vary from state to state, the common duties of these caregivers are described in this course.
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Section 2: Role of the Unlicensed Caregiver in Home Care
A Few Facts
Section 3: Duties of the Unlicensed Caregiver in the Home
Promote Nutrition and Hydration
What You CAN NOT Do
Section 4: Conclusion
Jennifer W. Burks is a Curriculum Designer in Post-Acute Care for Relias. She has over 25 years of clinical and teaching experience, and her areas of expertise are critical care and home health. She 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. 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, M.S.N., R.N. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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