Medical Understanding Accreditation Modules As a healthcare worker, it is essential to be well versed in some of the more common challenges facing your clients. Whether you are a healthcare worker looking to brush up on your knowledge, or an interested party simply want to learn more, these modules can help. At
Home Care & Elder Care Accreditation Modules Whether you are currently working with elder clients in their home or at an agency, these courses will help you understand the basics and provide you with a solid foundation in home care and elder care. At the end of these modules you will have
Your role as a healthcare worker has many challenges and responsibilities. Your home life also has many demands. Sometimes, trying to balance all the demands seems impossible. The stress in your life can create health problems. This module discusses ways humor can be used to alleviate stress both at work and at home.
Transferring and lifting clients are the most physically stressful tasks for healthcare workers. This module will give you information about ways to transfer clients as safely as possible, both for you and your client.
This module provides an introduction to stroke and outlines the basics of caring for clients following a stroke.
Pressure ulcers can seriously affect the health of your clients. Most pressure ulcers can be prevented. You, as a healthcare worker, have a vital role in preventing pressure ulcers. This module provides you with information about pressure ulcers and how to prevent them.
Pain is unique to each person. Two people in the same situation may experience pain in a different way. For example, one client could have mild pain from an injury, whereas another client could have severe pain from the same type of injury. Pain can vary from one day to the next or from hour to hour. In nursing, pain is commonly considered to be whatever the person says it is.
Mouth care is an important part of overall personal hygiene. When you assist clients with their personal care, you must also ensure that they receive good oral hygiene. The information in this module will increase your knowledge about how to assist your clients with oral hygiene.
As we age, we generally become less active. Our bodies, therefore, require less energy from food although we still need lots of nutrients. So the food we eat should be high in nutrients. This module tells you how to help older clients get the nutrients that they need to maintain or enhance their quality of life.
This module has been designed to provide an overview of Multiple Sclerosis and to increase your understanding of how to provide quality care to clients with the disease.