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Home Health: Recognizing and Responding to Emergencies

The purpose of this educational activity is to enable the learner to identify common safety issues in the home health setting.


$15.00

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Learning Objectives

At the completion of this educational activity, the learner will be able to:

  1. Identify three (3) ways that scope of practice impacts appropriate responses to emergencies in home setting.
  2. Identify three (3) medical emergencies that may occur within the home setting.
  3. Identify four (4) non-emergency situations that may occur within the home setting.

Learning Outcome

At the completion of this educational activity, the learner will be able to demonstrate knowledge about emergency response in the home by passing a quiz with 85% or greater accuracy.

Author

Debbie Flippin, MBA, RN

Debbie has over 40 years of nursing experience specializing in end-of-life care, and chronic diseases. 
She has developed and implemented disease management programs for patients with chronic and life limiting conditions.  Debbie has attained advanced education in hospice, palliative, and end of life care through ELNEC (End of Life Nursing Education Consortium).  Debbie has served in various positions within Home Health and Hospice, including case manager, team leader, Director of Professional Services, VP of Compliance and Regulation and
Director of Accreditation.  Debbie has worked in a variety of healthcare settings, including acute care, homecare and hospice offices, hospice inpatient unit, accreditation program and pediatric oncology.  Debbie
is currently a member of the NHPCO Education Committee.  Debbie is committed to educating clinicians in chronic and end-of-life care and patient advocacy.

Home Health: Recognizing and Responding to Emergencies - Healthcare Academy
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Home Health: Recognizing and Responding to Emergencies

$15.00

Certified home health agencies (HHAs) are mandated to develop processes, protocols, and procedures to provide guidance to employees on how to respond to emergency situations. In a  medical emergency a home health professional needs to be able to quickly assess the situation and determine if further medical assistance is required. This educational activity explores common safety issues encountered by workers providing services in the home.

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