HSC 162 - Health Support Professional
Provides an introduction to key skills needed to be a direct care worker. Includes core, personal activities of daily living, and health monitoring and maintenance. Requires passage of CORE by 70 percent or better to proceed into the HMM (Health Monitoring & Maintenance) and PADL (Personal Activities of Daily Living) modules.
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon completion, student will be able to:
1. Demonstrate the ability to perform a variety of skills that are essential for providing care and/or encouraging independence to clients in home health, hospice, assisted living, public health, or the hospital setting.
2. Discuss OSHA and list ways to protect both themselves and their residents.
3. Discuss HIPAA and list ways to protect residents’ privacy.
4. Describe common diseases and disorders of each body system.
5. Describe the process and causes of dementia and how they relate to caring for clients in home health, hospice, assisted living, public health, or the hospital setting.
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