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State University of New York

Foundations for Assisting in Home Care

State University of New York via Coursera

Overview

This course is intended as a self-study course for those interested in exploring a career as a Home Health Aide or Personal Care Aide.

Syllabus

  • Course Information Documents
    • Contains the syllabus, grading and logistics, and references
  • Module 1 - Introduction to Home Health Care
    • Introduction to Home Health Care
  • Module 2 - Working Effectively with Home Care Clients
    • Human Needs, Culture & Diversity, Communication Skills, Developing a Therapeutic Relationship, Patients' Rights
  • Module 3 - Working with the Elderly
    • Working with the Elderly
  • Module 4 - Working with Children
    • Working with Children
  • Module 5 - Working with People Who Are Mentally Ill
    • Working with People Who Are Mentally Ill
  • Module 6 - Working with People with Developmental Disabilities
    • Working with People with Developmental Disabilities
  • Module 7 - Working with People with Physical Disabilities
    • Working with People with Physical Disabilities
  • Module 8 - Food, Nutrition, and Meal Preparation
  • Module 9 - Family Spending and Budgeting
  • Module 10 - Care of the Home and Personal Belongings
  • Module 11 - Safety and Injury Prevention
  • Module 12 - Personal Care

Taught by

, Andrea Wade and Tera Doty-Blance

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Reviews

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  • Eliete Nascimento Da Silva
    Este curso foi de grande importância para mim, pois abriu um mundo de aprendizagem que eu desconhecia.

    Agora tenho total segurança ao aplicar meus conhecimentos que adquiri aqui.
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    Nandni Patyal
    Good reviews of this course...good source of gaining knowledge from the home...better understanding of some toipcs
  • Petre Mihail

    Petre Mihail is taking this course right now, spending 5 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.

    This course is fine, helping me to make a review of all the things about assisting in home care that I learned on my own all along my years of working.

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