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Nursing Studies - Patient Care and Hygiene Free Course

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  • Description
  • Outcome
  • Certification
  • 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.

  • 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;

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to share your success. Plus it’s:

    • Ideal for including in CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • An indication of your ability to learn and achieve high results
    • An incentive to continue to empower yourself through learning
    • A tangible way of supporting the Alison mission to empower people everywhere through education.

Modules List( 4 )
  • NURSING STUDIES - PATIENT CARE AND PATIENT HYGIENE...
  • Module 1: Adult Patient Care
    • Articles of Equipment required in Patient Care
    • Guidelines for Bed-Making
    • Terminal Cleaning of the Patient Care Unit
  • Module 2: Advanced Principles of Patient Hygiene
    • Determine purposes for giving a patient a bath
    • Mouth Care
    • Benefits of Back Massage
    • Personal Care and the Adult Patient
  • Module 3: Environmental Health and the Practical Nurse
    • Environmental Health and impact on the Practice Nurse
    • Patient Care Environment Safety Measures
  • END OF COURSE ASSESSMENT
  • Module 4: Patient Care and Patient Hygiene Assessment
    • Principles of Nursing - Advanced Patient Care Assessment
Topics List ( 3 )
Module 1: Adult Patient Care
In this module learn more about care for adult patients.
Topics List ( 4 )
Module 2: Advanced Principles of Patient Hygiene
Learn more about advanced principles of patient hygiene.
Topics List ( 2 )
Module 3: Environmental Health and the Practical Nurse
In this module learn about environmental health in nursing practice.
Topics List ( 1 )
Module 4: Patient Care and Patient Hygiene Assessment
You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.
Course Features
  • Duration

    2-3 Hours

  • Publisher

    AMEDD Center and School

  • Video

    No

  • Audio

    No

  • Assessment

    Yes

  • Certification

    Yes

  • Price

    Free

  • Reward

    50 Pts

  • Responsive

    No

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