Patients entering the hospital come with many needs, including physical, emotional, and even learning needs. They need to feel that they are surrounded by people who can identify their needs, take care of their basic needs for nutrition and hygiene, reduce their pain, and help them transition to home, a nursing home, or another setting. This course focuses on identifying and meeting the basic needs of hospitalized patients.
Identify methods of assessing and treating pain
Understand ways to communicate with a patient who speaks a different language
Identify nutritional and hygiene needs
Become involved in the discharge planning process
Expiration Date - 12 months from the date of the first-course launch