Course Code: REL-PAC-0-UCPHHAS
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 12/31/2020
Identify the essential standards, regulations and survey criteria related to Home Health Aide services within a Certified Home Health or Hospice Agency.
Describe the expectations of nurses and home health aides in regard to these survey criteria and regulations.
Recognize the components of a home health nurse or aide’s typical work performance that must adhere to these criteria.
Training and Competency Evaluation of Home Health Aides
Training requirements for Home Health Aides
Providing Guidance for the Home Health Aides during initial training
Completing competency evaluations correctly
Understanding survey tags
Ongoing Training Requirements for home health aides
Nurse responsibilities related to ongoing home health aide training
G-tags related to inservice training
Providing Care to Patients of the Agency
Required components of written instructions
G-tags related to providing care
Supervising Care for a Patient
Schedule of required supervisory visits
Tasks required during supervisory visits
G-tags related to home health aide supervision
Sharon K. Brothers, MSW
Sharon Brothers, MSW, has an advanced degree in social work and over 30 years' experience as an owner, operator and educator in senior care. She has been a developer, owner and operator of dementia care assisted living communities and has deep expertise as an educator for all levels of staff within the care profession. Sharon is currently the founder and CEO of the Institute for Professional Care Education and is a national speaker and advocate for quality education within senior care.
Disclosure: Sharon K. Brothers, MSW has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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