Observation and Reporting

Observation and Reporting 

The unlicensed caregiver is the member of the home care agency who likely sees clients the most. As such, you are in a key position to notice changes in the status of your clients. It is important that you report these changes according to agency protocol.

$15.00

Hours: 0.50
REL-PAC-0-OAREP

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Course Details

Course Code: REL-PAC-0-OAREP
Hours: 0.5
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 7/31/2024
Learning Objectives:
Identify observation skills needed to recognize changes in a client's status.
List changes that need to be reported.
Describe the process for reporting concerns, including documentation.

Outline:
Section 1: Introduction

About This Course

Learning Objectives

Section 2: Observation and Reporting

Using Your Senses

Signs vs. Symptoms

Review

When to Report

What to Report

Review

Reporting and Documentation

Feedback During Report

Review

Section 3: Conclusion

Summary

Course Contributor

References

Congratulations!

Staff Writer: Jennifer W. Burks, R.N., M.S.N.

Jennifer W. Burks, R.N., M.S.N. 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, 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: General Staff; in the following settings: Home Health.
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