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Home Health Aide w/ Medical Terminology

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Home Health Aide Overview

A Home Health Aide (HHA) may also be known as a Home Caregiver or Residential Assistant (RA). An HHA provides basic, personal care and health-related services to a variety of individuals (patients) who require more assistance than family and/or friends are able to provide. HHAs are part of a category of occupations that is commonly referred to as direct care workers. The services/care that a Home Health Aide provides depends upon their specialty area.

If you’ve ever thought about becoming a home health aide, our in-depth curriculum could help you learn important fundamental, practical skills involved in a career as a home health aide. For each patient, an HHA is responsible for recording services performed, as well as the patient’s condition and progress. They also record and report any changes in a patient’s condition to the case manager or supervisor and also discuss observations with them.

The types of patients with whom a Home Health Aide may work include:

•The elderly
•physically disabled
•terminally ill
•convalescent persons
•hospice patients
•individuals with long-term illness
•adults with mental disabilities (e.g., Alzheimer’s disease)
•children with mental illness

Medical Terminology Overview

Common medical terminology is a critical part of the language used by health care practitioners. It is essentially a vocabulary that requires a uniform pronunciation, definition, and spelling of terms used by professionals. Individuals with medical terminology training are capable of analyzing and interpreting medical reports related to specific body systems.

This program is appropriate for adults looking to learn new job skills, refresh or refine existing healthcare knowledge, or improve occupational performance by possessing a better understanding of medical terms.

This course discusses word construction and meanings that together characterize medical language. You must have access to the Internet to complete this program.

Outcomes

At the end of this course, you’ll be able to:

•Identify medical terms and words by their component parts
•Define the body structure and its systems, cavities, planes, and positions
•Explain the importance of medical terminology in healthcare professions
•Define and build the medical terms associated with the body systems

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