Safely Transporting Clients for Home Care

Safely Transporting Clients for Home Care 

Many hazards exist when transporting clients. Specific practices need to be maintained to safely transport them. This course presents factors to consider, hazards that may be present, and steps to take to promote safety.

$15.00

Hours: 0.50
REL-PAC-0-STCHC

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Course Details

Course Code: REL-PAC-0-STCHC
Hours: 0.5
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 7/31/2024
Learning Objectives:
Identify hazards that are present when transporting clients.
Describe safe practices when transporting clients.
Explain the proper procedure for helping clients in and out of a vehicle.

Outline:
About This Course

Learning Objectives

Section 2: Transporting Clients Safely

Meet Lynda

Aggressive Driving

Distracted Driving

Drowsy Driving

Impaired Driving

What Makes a Vehicle Safe to Drive?

Loading Clients

Safety Restraints

Traffic Rules

Safe Distance

Unloading Clients

Wheelchair Lifts

Intersection Safety

Changing Lanes

Bad Weather

Breakdowns

Responding to an Accident

Driving

Defensive Driving Tips

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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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
Accommodations
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