Home Health Aide On-The-Go In-Service Series, Volume 16

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Home Health Aide On-The-Go In-Service Series, Volume 16

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Home Health Aide On-the-go In-service Series, Volume 16

Each year, home health aides must meet the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) annual requirement to complete 12 hours of in-service training. 

HCPro’s Home Health Aide On-the-go In-service Series, Volume 16 includes topics that cover the most current best practices and guidelines, with new statistics, quizzes, and case studies. This volume delivers the education that home health aides need to fulfill CMS’ annual 12-hour training requirement for homecare. Complete with 12 lessons, this resource provides authoritative, comprehensive, easy-to-understand training for self-study or the classroom. All 12 lessons include a case study, suggested supplemental learning activities, a posttest, and an attendance log to enhance the education process. 

Volume 16 includes brand-new topics that cover today’s issues: 

  • Pressure injuries, incorporating new guidelines from the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel 
  • Traumatic brain injury 
  • Considerations for LGBT patients 
  • Considerations for social media use 
  • Zika prevention, transmission, and care 

With this resource, agencies will be able to: 

  • Help home health aides fulfill CMS’ annual mandate to complete 12 hours of in-service training with condensed, practical lessons that focus specifically on their role and needs 
  • Easily prepare an in-service training program for the entire calendar year without having to coordinate staff schedules for on-site training 
  • Copy lessons, attendance logs, and customizable certificates of completion for each participant through single-site reproduction rights 

Each lesson contains new and updated content, including: 

  • One hour of study, including a concisely written fact sheet, explaining an important homecare-specific topic 
  • A descriptive homecare-specific case study 
  • Supplemental learning activities 
  • A 10-question posttest to measure aides’ understanding and validate their comprehension of the subject matter 
  • An attendance log and certificate of completion to document staff training hours

Published: December 2016

Page count: 234
Dimensions: 8.5x11
ISBN: 978-1-68308-151-7

Table of Contents

1.   Bloodborne Pathogens
2.   Complementary Therapy and Alternative Medicine
3.   End-Stage Renal Disease
4.   LGBT Patients
5.   Obesity
6.   Pacemakers and Defibrillators
7.   Pressure Injuries
8.   Social Media
9.   Spotting and Reporting Elder Abuse
10. Traumatic Brain Injury
11. Wounds and Wound Healing
12. Zika