This course will prepare online students to employ skills needed in the workplace. The course is presented in two semesters.
Semester 1 describes an overview of the roles and responsibilities of home care professionals, including person-to-person communications, working with customers, considerations for clients with specific needs, maintaining nutritional needs and healthy home environments, and methods for dealing with emergencies.
Semester 2 discusses aspects of personal care and hygiene for home care patients, including first aid, skin care and muscle maintenance, and the administration of medications. It also discusses how to care for individuals with specific ailments and methods for recording vital signs and documenting observations.
Home Care Professional I
Home Care Professional II
Home Care Professional III