(PREP 2103) The Home Health Care Workforce: Essential Community Partners in Preventing Transmission of Viral Respiratory Illness: Seasonal Influenza and Pandemic Influenza
Home Health Care (HHC) personnel already perform community-based health care through a broad-based home care delivery system, and, thus, are essential community partners in any public health emergency. An introduction of basics infection control methods and examples of day to day tasks performed by HHC aides, emphasizing key principles and methods of disease control in the home healthcare client and in the community. A H1N1 case study further illustrates the critical role played by home health in preventing transmission of viral respiratory illness such as seasonal influenza and a pandemic influenza.
CHES: 2.0 credits
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The purpose of this course is to:
Public Health Emergency Preparedness Capabilities:
Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Center (CDC):
At the end of this course, you will be able to: