Safety and Medical Devices in the Home
Many people who receive home care services require the use of a medical device, or several medical devices, depending on their care needs. Workers need to know how to use a patient's device, and what to do if there is a malfunction in the equipment, to ensure patient safety. This course is designed to give the employee an understanding of safety regulations while working with medical devices in a patient's home. Material covered includes regulations of approved equipment, recall of devices, devices used in a patient's home, maintenance of devices, calibration and repairs, education on devices, and logs for devices.
Home Health Care