Promoting Resident Dignity, Understanding Strokes, and Urinary Tract Infection in Long Term Care
- Promoting Resident Dignity (1 Hour)
- Understanding Strokes (1 Hour)
- Urinary Tract Infection in Long Term Care (1 Hour)
Credit Hours: 3.5
- Understand the importance of maintaining and how to promote dignity, independence, privacy, individuality, and choice among residents.
- The importance of maintaining and how to promote independence among residents.
- Maintaining and promoting privacy among residents.
- Promoting individuality and choice among residents.
- Understanding strokes, the different types of strokes, and what may cause a stroke.
- Hemorrhagic stroke, an ischemic stroke, and a TIA; verbalize caregiver implications specific to each.
- Caregivers’ roles, actions, and caregiver implications.
- Indications of a Stroke, symptoms, residents at risk for stroke, and residents with a stroke history considerations.
- Identify your role in the care of a patient suffering from an acute stroke and appropriate action(s) to take.
- Be able to discuss caregiver interventions and considerations specific to patients who’ve suffered from a stroke.
- UTI in Long Term Care.
- Urinary catheters and components and health conditions requiring catheters.
- Signs and symptoms of UTI and gender considerations.
- Treatments, management, and prevention of infections