Prepare your students for careers as Personal Care Aides. This course provides the environment, digital curriculum, and content necessary for your students to excel as proficient and Personal Care Aides.
Skills that students will learn include the different needs of the elderly, how to keep people with special needs safe in their home environment, meal preparation. The integration of the skills and knowledge they will obtain in this online environment under the supervision of a primary instructor (PI) and the practical skills they will obtain in the work setting will prepare them for a rewarding career as a
Personal Care Aide professional.
Expertly crafted modules
Quizzes and Tests
Module 2 - Introduction to Personal Care Aide Training
Requirements of a Personal Care Aide (PCA)
Module 6 - Safety and Accident Prevention in the Home
Students will learn about the slower reaction times and perhaps special cognitive capabilities that may make a client vulnerable within their own enviornment.
Common Types of Accidents
Typical Hazards in the Home
Ways to Safety-Proof the Home
Policies and Procedures Regarding Accidents or Injuries
Module 7 - Food, Nutrition, and Meal Preparation
Importance of Nutrition to the Individual
Special Considerations of Normal and Special Diets
Food Purchasing and Preparation
Module 8 - Requirements for Medical Recipients
Students will learn what, when, how and why they should be documenting certain things so as to be able to record and gather insight about the well-being of a client.
Provider Agency Plan of Care
Module 3 - The Elderly
Physical and Biological Aspects of Aging
Psychological Aspects of Aging
Physical and Emotional Needs of the Elderly
Critical Situations That May Require a Personal Care Aide
Orientation to Types of Physical Disabilities or Handicaps
Module 4 - Administration of Prepared Instillations and Treatments
Students will learn about hygiene related concerns such as bathing and dental care, basic nursing skills, and the body mechanics which may be used to move the client within the environment.
Limitations on the Personal Care Aide's Activities
Techniques used by the Personal Care Aide
Goals of the Personal Care Aide
Goals of Personal Care
Prevention of Skin Breakdown
Module 5 - Home Management
Care of the Home and Personal Belongings
Module 1 - Introduction to Communication and Interpersonal Skills
Students will learn the importance of basic verbal and nonverbal communication techniques, identification of factors which may impair communication, and methods to enhance interpersonal skills.
Behavior and Appearance
Communication and Interpersonal Skills
Commuicating and Interacting with Residents with Impairments
A customizable overview module that introduces the class to the course. This module includes and details the following:
The NEO Learning Management System
Recommended Ways of Communicating and Netiquette
How to Create a Reflection Journal, aka a 'Dream Book'
Additional Course Details
This course currently is offered in Virginia only.
This course is designed to be an online hybrid course. Meaning that this cannot completely replace required practical course components, and needs an instructor to facilitate the course.
Recommended Required Materials
Readings and activities for the course are in different formats such as online articles, PDF's, videos as well as readings. All of which is embedded in this course. A textbook is not required for this course.
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