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Personal Care Attendant Training Program
Personal Care Attendant Training Program
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Resource #: PCAP749W
Type: DVD
Price: $6,495.00
   
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Program Contents:  Administrator Manual, Instructor Manual, and Support Materials Manual containing: • Skill competency checklist • Key points and definitions • Testing packets • Certificates of completion • Program evaluation forms • Publicity flyer and more... • 21 copies of Quick Tips for Caregivers textbook • 21 copies of Quick Tips for Caregivers Workbook • 21 copies of A Guide to Working as a Personal Care Attendant booklet • 15 DVDs - Topics include bed-rest, wheelchair use, infection control, medications, personal care, fire safety, fall prevention, Alzheimer’s early to mid stage, Alzheimer’s mid to late stage, aphasia, elder abuse, cultural competence, vital signs, communications skills, observation, reporting and documentation.

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Copyright Date: 2011

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Personal Care Attendant Training Program provides critically needed training for personal and home care aides, one of the top 10 fastest-growing occupations in the country. With the rapidly aging population, hundreds of thousands more home care providers are needed.

The thoroughly researched, well-organized curriculum provides 40-hours of classroom training, which can be augmented with externship hours. It is written at a 5th-grade literacy level and designed according to principles of adult learning theory. The program utilizes a variety of learning modalities to optimize retention of material.

This comprehensive program allows you to open the door to train underserved populations such as dislocated workers, minority groups, public assistance recipients and individuals who speak English as a second language, many of whom could become excellent care providers.

 

The curriculum includes modules on:
Roles and responsibilities of a personal care attendant
Caring for the elderly and disabled
Communication skills
Moving and positioning someone in bed
Active range of motion exercises
How to recognize and prevent pressure ulcers
Proper body mechanics for the caregiver and care recipient
Infection control and blood borne pathogens
Personal care (grooming, hygiene, etc)
Tub baths and showers
Vital signs
Intake and output
Oxygen therapy
Medication management
Safe wheelchair use
Nutrition
Reducing personal stress
Fall prevention
Fire safety
Elder abuse and neglect
Cultural competency
Vital Signs
Specific diseases, including: early to mid and mid to late stage Alzheimer’s disease, arthritis, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, stroke and aphasia, depression, Parkinson’s, ALS, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury

 




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