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REST 1560 - Multi-Skilled Health Care Worker

Credits: (1)
Typically taught:
Fall [Full Sem]
Spring [Full Sem]
Summer [Full Sem]

This course prepares students from different health care disciplines to understand the hospital environment, patient needs, and perform basic skills of patient care. Topics include the patient’s right to privacy, confidentiality, ethical, legal, and cultural issues, documentation, team building, age related concerns, medical terminology, and death and dying. Patient skills include vital signs, oxygen administration, specimen collection, personal care and cleanliness, environmental cleanliness, nutrition and diet, elimination, positioning and ambulating, patient safety and comfort, and OSHA guidelines for healthcare worker safety.