Learn everything you need to know to start a new career as a Home Health Aide, Personal Care Assistant or Caregiver. Our online Caregiver Course trains students with the necessary skills to perform many caregiver duties. Students learn to assist clients with personal care, including tasks related to hygiene, mobility, and meals. They’ll learn about the roles of various people in the healthcare process and credentials required for those roles. Students also learn how to adhere to ethical and legal guidelines for performing nonmedical tasks.
This course is contained in one Instruction Pack, which introduces students to caregiving careers, including personal care and home care, with an overview of the daily activities that may be provided in caregiving facilities and client homes. Lesson topics include Introduction to Caregiving; Ethics and Legal Responsibilities; Introduction to Psychology; First-Aid Procedures; Communication and Documentation; Vital Signs; Nutrition and Wellness; Cleaning in the Home; Positioning and Mobility; Daily Needs of Patients; Patient Cleanliness; and Medication.