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Home Respiratory Care Review

Course Id 250721
Course Name Home Respiratory Care Review
Course Catagory Respiratory Care, Home Care
Course Price 94.50
Course CEU 7

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this module, you will be able to:

  • Identify the problems and background associated with providing patient care in the home environment
  • Identify the “caregivers” involved and discuss their various qualifications
  • Identify and discuss the role of regulators associated with healthcare delivered in the home setting
  • Identify and discuss the “problems” that can arise when providing care in the home (including reimbursement, injuries, substandard care, deaths, law suits, etc)
  • Identify the key issues focused on by the FDA regarding the use of equipment in the home care setting
  • List and discuss the recommendations made by the California Board of Respiratory Care and the FDA regarding providing equipment and care in the home setting
  • List and discuss the key issues addressed by the American Thoracic Society’s official statement on the provision of Respiratory Home Care today
  • Explain the role that home care providers may play in patient’s end-of-life decisions

Course Information

The first part of this course material will focus on Home Respiratory Care in the State of California, one of the nation’s most advanced states in this type of care. The second part of the course material takes a more national perspective: the American Thoracic Society’s Official Statement on Home Care for Patients with Respiratory Disorders. The Appendices present you with information regarding Advance Planning for End-of-Life Care (including a sample of an Advance Directive), AARC Clinical Practice Guidelines for Discharging Respiratory Patients, and a glossary of pulmonary terms.