Home Health Aide Job Oriented Program B1

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Course Overview

Course Name : Home Health Aide Job Oriented Program B1

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Course Code : HC20HHA

Course Duration : 240 Hrs

Course Start Date : 21th June

Course End Date : 20th Aug

Course Description :

In this course the learners will get insight about the below topics.

  • Job role and responsibilities of a home health aide
  • ·Human anatomy and physiology
  • Personal hygiene and hand hygiene practices
  • Personal hygiene of the patients and elderly people
  • Bed making
  • Nutrition and hydration
  • Elimination needs of the patients and elderly people
  • Therapeutic communication with patient at home
  • Ergonomics and body mechanics
  • Positioning, ambulation and transferring of the patients
  • Consent, observing, reporting and documentation
  • Care plan implementation and fall prevention
  • Sanitation, safety and first aid
  • Infection control and prevention
  • Bio-medical waste management
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Work readiness and soft skills 

Course Outcome :

By end of this course learners will be able

  • To understand the job role and responsibilities of a home health aide
  • To familiarize with human anatomy and physiology
  • To assist the patients and elderly people with managing their personal hygiene
  • To assist the patients and elderly people with performing everyday activities
  • To ensure the patient and elderly people’s comfort and safety, and provide best health care
  • To make bed, and manage bed linen and laundry
  • To arrange the required equipment and supplies to assist the supervising nurse with administration of drugs, injections, drips etc.
  • Communicate with patients and elderly people in a therapeutic way
  • Use proper body mechanics during patient care activities
  • To assist the patients and elderly people with transfer, ambulation and positioning in bed
  • To observe, report and document patient care related activities  
  • To maintain an appropriate, hygienic and safe environment for the patients and others
  • To understand and respect the patient’s rights, and maintain the privacy and dignity of the patient
  • Operate computer, and make word documents and excel sheets

Course Content :

Basics of health and health care

  1. Job role and responsibilities of a home health aide
  2. Personal hygiene and grooming for a home health aide
  3. Code of ethics and conduct for a home health aide
  4. Patients’ rights
  5. Basic structure of the human body
  6. Physiologic systems of the human body
  7. Secretion, excretion and body fluids
  8. Basic medical and surgical equipment
  9. Hand hygiene
  10. Personal protective equipment
  11. Maintaining personal hygiene and grooming of a patient
  12. Types of patient bed linen and its care
  13. Making an occupied and an unoccupied bed
  14. Diets for various health conditions
  15. Assisting a patient or an elderly person with feeding procedure
  16. Assisting a patient or an elderly person with elimination needs
  17. Caring of a patient with an indwelling catheter
  18. Compassionate patient care
  19. Therapeutic communication with patients
  20. Ergonomics and body mechanics in health care
  21. Assisting a patient with ambulation and positioning
  22. Assisting with transferring a patient
  23. Basics of documentation of patient’s routine activities and condition
  24. Implementation of patient safety care plan
  25. Potential occupational hazards and safety measures in a health care facility
  26. Basics of first aid
  27. Infection prevention and control practices
  28. Bio-medical waste management
  29. Basic computer skills
  30. Communication skills
  31. Other soft skills

Pre-requisite:   Class 10th Pass

Training Method: Instruction Based Online Training & Virtual Classroom

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