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Basic Skills for Home Care Aides DVD Series
Delmar Learning
Imprint: Delmar
Basic Skills for Home Care Aides DVD SeriesHome Care

Basic Skills for Home Care Aides DVD Series will cover the core skills covered on the NAHC’s certification exam. This series will show learners 80 core skills in an easy-to-follow, step-by-step format. By allowing the learners to observe the skills from start to finish, they will have a better understanding of everything they’ll need to know including all of the equipment they’ll need and how long each procedure takes from start to finish. By concentrating on the core skills required to pass the certification exams, learners will be able to view all the steps needed to complete each skill on which they will be tested. This video series can be used as either a standalone or as a supplement to Spatz/Balduzzi/Homemaker Home Health Aide, 6E.

Product Benefits:

  • Covers 80 core skills from beginning to end.
  • Completely new content shot in a home setting to mimic real life conditions
  • Focus is on core skills needed to be a home health aide and pass the NAHC's certification exam
  • Each 45-minute tape covers each core skill in a step-by-step format
Procedures for Basic Skills for Home Care Aides DVD Series

DVD 1

  • Infection Control & Safety
    • Handwashing
    • Gloving
    • Putting On and Removing Personal Protective Equipment
    • Blood Spill Clean-Up
    • Choking Client—Conscious and Client Who Goes Unconscious
DVD 2
  • Body Mechanics
    • Applying a Transfer or Gait Belt
    • Dangling a Client
    • Turning the Client Toward You
    • Moving the Client up in Bed Using the Drawsheet
    • Logrolling the Client
    • Positioning the Client in Supine Position
    • Positioning the Client in Lateral/Side-Lying Position
    • Positioning the Client in Prone Position
    • Positioning the Client in Fowler’s Position
    • Assisting the Client from Bed to Wheelchair
    • Assisting the Client from Wheelchair to Bed
    • Transferring the Client from Wheelchair to Toilet/Commode
    • Lifting the Client Using a Mechanical Lift
    • Application of Postural Supports
  • Rehabilitation Skills
    • Caring for Casts
    • Applying a Cold Application to the Client’s Skin
    • Dressing and Undressing a Client
    • Performing Active Range of Motion Exercises
    • Performing Passive Range of Motion Exercises
    • Assisting the Client to Walk with Crutches, Walker, or Cane
    • Using Adaptive Aids
DVD 3
  • Personal Hygiene and Grooming
    • Changing an Unoccupied Bed
    • Changing an Occupied Bed
    • Applying Clean Dressing and Ointment to Unbroken Skin
    • Giving a Back Rub
    • Assisting with Routine Oral Hygiene
    • Caring for Dentures
    • Application of Assistive Devices to Prevent Pressure Sores
  • Personal Care
    • Assisting with Tub Bath and Shower
    • Giving a Bed Bath
    • Giving Female Perineal Care
    • Giving Male Perineal Care
    • Shaving a Male Client
    • Performing a Warm Foot Soak
    • Giving Nail Care
    • Shampooing Hair in Bed
DVD 4
  • Nutrition and Fluid Balance
    • Feeding the Client
    • Measuring and Recording Intake and Output
  • Elimination
    • Collecting a Clean-Catch Urine Sample
    • Giving and Emptying a Bedpan
    • Giving and Emptying the Urinal
    • Assisting the Client Using a Commode
    • Caring for a Urinary Catheter
    • Applying a Condom Catheter
    • Connecting a Urinary Leg Bag
    • Emptying a Urinary Drainage Unit
    • Retraining the Bladder
    • Regulating the Bowels
    • Applying Adult Briefs
    • Giving a Commercial Enema
    • Inserting a Rectal Suppository
    • Collecting a Stool Specimen
    • Assisting in Changing an Ostomy Bag
DVD 5
  • Vital Signs, Pain, and Medication
    • Assisting the Client with Self-Administered Medication
    • Taking a Tympanic Temperature
    • Taking an Oral Temperature with a Digital Thermometer
    • Taking an Auxiliary Temperature with a Digital Thermometer
    • Taking a Rectal Temperature with a Digital Thermometer
    • Taking a Radial Pulse
    • Taking an Apical Pulse
    • Counting Respirations
    • Taking Blood Pressure
    • Measuring Weight and Height
    • Assisting the Client with Self-Administered Medication
  • Special Treatments and Caring for the Dying
    • Inserting a Hearing Aid
    • Caring for a Client Having a Seizure
    • Applying Elasticized Stockings
    • Collecting a Sputum Specimen
    • Assisting with Coughing and Deep-Breathing Exercises
    • Assisting the Client with Oxygen Therapy
    • Testing Blood Sugar
    • Assisting with Breast-Feeding and Breast Care
    • Bottle-Feeding an Infant
    • Burping an Infant
    • Bathing an Infant

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VideoDisc Basic Skills for Home Care Aides DVD Series

$2,834.00  
Format Software
Medium DVD
ISBN 9781401831820
Copyright Year 2004
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