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Nursing Studies - Patient Care and Hygiene


Nursing Studies - Patient Care and Hygiene

Nursing Studies - Patient Care and Hygiene

Learn more about patient care and patient hygiene for nursing studies.


Students: 2,489
Course Description

The daily responsibility for protecting the patient from additional injury or illness rests with the nursing team. Following on from the Introduction to Nursing Studies course, the learner is now introduced to the essential elements of adult patient care.
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This free online nursing course provides an overview of the skills and techniques required in areas such as advanced patient hygiene procedures, environmental health and safety awareness for the practice nurse, and how to ensure patient safety and comfort in the adult care setting. Advanced principles of hygiene provides the learner with an overview of the functions, methods and techniques applied in providing adult patient care with particular emphasis on the daily bath, oral hygiene and the benefits of a back massage in patient comfort. Essential patient personal care routines are also discussed. Environmental health outlines the necessary health and safety procedures relating to patient care and the safe operational use of electrical equipment. Patient care safety measures introduces the learner to techniques that help prevent falls and protect patients who are at risk from injury, burns or scalds, together with steps to prevent the spread of micro-organisms in the care environment. This free online nursing course will be of great interest to all healthcare professionals who would like to learn more about advanced nursing practices and procedures in adult patient care.

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Learning Outcomes

Learning outcomes: - Identify articles/equipment required in the patient care area; - Identify guidelines for terminally cleaning the patient care unit; - Identify guidelines/methods of bed-making; - Determine purposes for giving a patient a bath; - Cite the safety measures which pertain to the patient care environment; - Cite the hospital electrical safety measures when given a list of safety measures;


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Module Title
Module 1: Adult Patient Care
Module 2: Advanced Principles of Patient Hygiene
Module 3: Environmental Health and the Practical Nurse
Module 4: Patient Care and Patient Hygiene Assessment

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Course Title Nursing Studies - Patient Care and Hygiene
Course # 525
Course Publisher AMEDD Center and School
Course Category 13
Content Origin
Course Description  The daily responsibility for protecting the patient from additional injury or illness rests with the nursing team. Following on from the Introduction to Nursing Studies course, the learner is now introduced to the essential elements of adult patient care. This free online nursing course provides an overview of the skills and techniques required in areas such as advanced patient hygiene procedures, environmental health and safety awareness for the practice nurse, and how to ensure patient safety and comfort in the adult care setting. Advanced principles of hygiene provides the learner with an overview of the functions, methods and techniques applied in providing adult patient care with particular emphasis on the daily bath, oral hygiene and the benefits of a back massage in patient comfort. Essential patient personal care routines are also discussed. Environmental health outlines the necessary health and safety procedures relating to patient care and the safe operational use of electrical equipment. Patient care safety measures introduces the learner to techniques that help prevent falls and protect patients who are at risk from injury, burns or scalds, together with steps to prevent the spread of micro-organisms in the care environment. This free online nursing course will be of great interest to all healthcare professionals who would like to learn more about advanced nursing practices and procedures in adult patient care.
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Release Date 09 May 2013
   
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Course Duration (Avg Learner) 2-3 Hours
Video/Audio None
Audio Only None
Animation None
Assessments Yes
 
Education Level
Age appropriateness 18+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level Higher High Secondary School
 
Validation Level 5
ALISON Testing Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download Yes
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
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  • Prince Paul India The topic is very good for nurses to learn about different areas of patient care. 2015-01-17 16:01:47
  • Nicola Anderson United Kingdom insightful and highlights areas that we take for granted and easily forget 2015-01-15 16:01:27
  • t s Saint Lucia Content was easy to understand. 2015-01-06 02:01:36
  • Yaya Ceesay Gambia This is a very important course that all nurses should go through and adhere to the principles to in order to give the maximum care our patients needs. 2015-01-02 21:01:00
  • Iniya Devi India it is a useful course. i have learned many new unknown things. 2014-12-26 10:12:46
  • Paula Parkes Jamaica Clear and concise, easy to understand 2014-12-24 17:12:13
  • Nathan Walkerdine United Kingdom quite a good course 2014-12-17 20:12:55
  • Joyce Zurek Ghana Patience care and hygiene is important because it promotes early healing and satisfaction. Hygiene practices prevent infections. Nursing studies helps one to acquire knowledge and have confident in caring. 2014-12-16 10:12:24
  • Chelita Hagan United States of America Thank you 2014-12-09 08:12:09
  • Daniel Cabacoy Philippines I've learned lot of many things and this course would be helpful to nurses and nursing students to review on this topic. 2014-11-27 15:11:38
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