This course is filled with tips for keeping both clients and caregivers safe in the home environment. It includes information about preventing falls, kitchen safety, bed and bath safety, fire safety, and planning for disasters. It also reviews the National Patient Safety Goals. Great for every home care and hospice organization!
Discuss which clients are most at risk for accidental injury.
Name at least two National Patient Safety Goals and discuss how they are being met at your workplace.
Discuss at least three ways to prevent falls.
Describe how you would help your clients during a fire or other emergency.
Demonstrate at least twelve home care safety tips as you provide your client care.
Course Length: 1 hour(s)
Audience: Home Health Aide; Hospice Aide; Nurse Assistant - CNA; Personal Care Aide
CE Credit: 1 hour(s)
CE Approval Statement: In the Know is an approved provider of online CNA continuing education in 49 states. (Exception: The state of Delaware provides free continuing education to all Delaware CNAs.)
Disclosures: The authors, planners and reviewers of this educational activity declare no conflicts of interest with this activity. There are no commercial interests or sponsorships related to this educational activity.