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Caring in the Health Professions


Caring in the Health Professions

Caring in the Health Professions

Learn how to manage an organisation successfully


Students: 7,565
Course Description

Care relationships within health professions are of great importance and hold a lot of meaning for both the provider and recipient. This free online course will give you a comprehensive understanding and knowledge of care relationships within health professions.
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The course covers the issue of care relationships in a variety of situations and contexts. Some of the areas covered include: caring in a hospital setting, caring for the elderly and disabled in residential care, hospice care and care as a family affair. Topics such as the limits and boundaries of care, community care, the meaning of home, care transactions, and care of those who are at the end stages of life are also discussed. This course will be of great interest to professionals already in the health or care professions, to learners who are planning a career in the health professions and will also be beneficial to individuals who are either giving or receiving care.
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Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course you will be more aware of growth-oriented firms. You will know the four phases of the growth model that describe the entrepreneurial process.
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This will help you identify growth problems in an organisation.You will be able to identify the triggers of industrial change that can transform a business. You will understand the various strategies that can be used in small companies for rapid growth and the risks that growth can have on a business. You will be more aware of the most common types of management mistakes.
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Module Title
Module 1: Care Relationships
Module 2: Caring in the Hospital
Module 3: The limits and boundaries of care
Module 4: Caring - A Family Affair
Module 5: The meaning of home
Module 6: Understanding meanings in community care
Module 7: Living with death and dying
Module 8: Ageing and disability - Transition into residential care
Module 9: Care transactions
Module 10: Care in the Health Professions Assessment

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Course Rating (By Learners)
Course Title Caring in the Health Professions
Course # 364
Course Publisher OpenLearn
Course Category 13
Content Origin
Course Description  Care relationships within health professions are of great importance and hold a lot of meaning for both the provider and recipient. This free online course will give you a comprehensive understanding and knowledge of care relationships within health professions. The course covers the issue of care relationships in a variety of situations and contexts. Some of the areas covered include: caring in a hospital setting, caring for the elderly and disabled in residential care, hospice care and care as a family affair. Topics such as the limits and boundaries of care, community care, the meaning of home, care transactions, and care of those who are at the end stages of life are also discussed. This course will be of great interest to professionals already in the health or care professions, to learners who are planning a career in the health professions and will also be beneficial to individuals who are either giving or receiving care.
License  This course is available from OpenLearn through the following Creative Commons licence:
Creative Commons License
Release Date 11 February 2013
   
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner) 3-4 Hours
Video/Audio None
Audio Only None
Animation None
Assessments Yes
 
Education Level
Age appropriateness 16+ 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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  • Andrea Hodge United Kingdom I have enjoyed the detailed information this course have covered, and it has enhanced my knowledge of the care environment. 2014-12-10 17:12:15
  • Tinus Fourie South Africa A good course as an introduction to caregiving. I would recommend it to individuals and institutions as a background model. 2014-12-09 10:12:26
  • Laura Turner United Kingdom Very informative and interesting to learn 2014-11-24 20:11:56
  • Clarissa Royer [[CW]] I look at caring for others as a very important subject. I've always offered my services to other in the best way I could, and I've lived with the passion to further educated myself to care for others in my home,the workplace and in my community 2014-11-20 02:11:33
  • Lenka Kucharova United Kingdom That was a great course. I really enjoyed it. 2014-11-19 22:11:10
  • Agozie-Zattey Yao Cephas Ghana Very innovative 2014-11-12 05:11:43
  • Sheryl Vanns United Kingdom A great course for people who are looking for work in the care industry 2014-09-14 15:09:43
  • Fern Thai Australia Interesting 2014-09-02 15:09:23
  • John Kanehailua United States of America it was very informative in the Health Professions and how every role plays an important part for care 2014-08-31 21:08:39
  • Ramona Bucur Romania It's very important to know what you have to do in different situation, how to manage that, so this course it will help me to understand people's thoughts , their expectation etc. 2014-08-23 19:08:36
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