Advanced Home Care Aide

Competency-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
United Homecare Workers of Pennsylvania
O*Net Code
31-1121.00
Rapids Code
1086CB
Req. Hours
0
State
PA
Created
Apr 04, 2021
Updated
Apr 04, 2021

Time-Based Skills

9 skill sets | 0 total skills | 0 total hours
Role of the Advanced Home Care Aide - 0 req. hrs
Consumer Rights, Ethics, and Confidentiality - 0 req. hrs
Communication, Problem Solving, and Relationship Skills - 0 req. hrs
Individualized Personal Care Skills - 0 req. hrs
Individualized Health Care Support - 0 req. hrs
In-Home Support and Nutritional Support - 0 req. hrs
Infection Control - 0 req. hrs
Safety and Emergencies - 0 req. hrs
Apply Knowledge to the Specific Needs of Consumers - 0 req. hrs

Technical Instruction

Qualities of a Direct Care Worker
Apprentice learns to explain the importance of the relationship between the consumer and the direct- care worker for quality of care
# | 1 hrs
Apprentice learns to define the role of the direct-care worker in relation to other members of the service team in various long-term care settings
# | 1 hrs
Apprentice learns to explain the role of the direct- care worker in relation to the consumer receiving services in various long-term care settings
# | 1 hrs
Work Settings, Teamwork, and Professionalism
Apprentice learns to demonstrate professionalism and responsibility, including in timeliness and appearance
# | 4 hrs
Apprentice learns to explain the purpose of the care plan
# | 4 hrs
Key Concepts of Direct Care
Apprentice learns to listen to and observe the preferences of the consumer
# | 1 hrs
Apprentice learns to respect the consumer’s right to privacy, respect, and dignity
# | 1 hrs
Apprentice learns to demonstrate ways of promoting the consumer’s independence
# | 1 hrs
Apprentice learns to explain the philosophies of consumer direction and independent living
# | 1 hrs
Apprentice learns to respect the confidentiality of consumer information, adhere to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), and follow employer confidentiality guidelines
# | 1 hrs
Consumer and Worker Rights
Apprentice learns about consumer rights and worker rights
# | 1 hrs
Respecting Differences
Apprentice learns to work within large groups
# | 2 hrs
Apprentice learns to tell story
# | 2 hrs
Apprentices learns about affirmations
# | 2 hrs
Communication Listening and Talking Skills
Apprentice learns to listen well
# | 3 hrs
Apprentice learns about the skills of paraphrasing: saying it in your own words
# | 3 hrs
Apprentice learns about asking open-ended questions
# | 3 hrs
Apprentice learns about communication skills
# | 3 hrs
Abuse and Neglect
Apprentices learn to recognize and report abuse and neglect
# | 1 hrs
Supporting Consumers’ Dignity While Providing Personal Care
Apprentice learns about overview of personal care and supporting consumer’s dignity
# | 3 hrs
Apprentice learns about bathing with dignity
# | 3 hrs
Apprentice learns about bed bath with Pericare demonstration
# | 3 hrs
Activities of Daily Living: Bathing, Personal Care, Making a Bed, Dressing, Toileting, and Eating
Apprentice learns to demonstrate bath, shower, hair care, and shaving
# | 16 hrs
Apprentice learns to demonstrate proper care of the skin, hands, fingernails, feet, and toenails
# | 16 hrs
Apprentice learns to assist a consumer to stand, transfer, and use assistive devices for ambulation
# | 16 hrs
Apprentice learns to make a bed
# | 16 hrs
Apprentice learns to assist consumer to stand, transfer, and ambulate
# | 16 hrs
Apprentice learns to assist consumer with healthy toilet practices
# | 16 hrs
Apprentice learns about bedpan, urinal, portable commode, and catheter care
# | 16 hrs
Apprentice learns to assist consumers who are reluctant to do Activities of Daily Living
# | 16 hrs
Apprentice learns about building relationships with the consumer’s family
# | 16 hrs
Apprentice learns to dress consumer with dignity
# | 16 hrs
Apprentice learns about eating for health and enjoyment
# | 16 hrs
Apprentice learns to assist with eating and exploring options approach to problem solving
# | 16 hrs
Body Systems and Common Diseases
Apprentice learns about body systems
# | 23 hrs
Apprentice learns background information about common diseases
# | 23 hrs
Apprentice learns how to read and record temperature, pulse and respiration
# | 23 hrs
Apprentice learns about congestive heart failure causes, symptoms, and body effects
# | 23 hrs
Apprentice learns about caring for a consumer with congestive heart failure and when to call for medical assistance
# | 23 hrs
Apprentice learns about diabetes and how it effects on the body, type of diabetes, management plan, blood sugar tests and insulin
# | 23 hrs
Apprentice learns about caring for a consumer with diabetes, including diet, foot and skin care, low blood sugar signs and treatment, and red flags
# | 23 hrs
Apprentice learns about high blood pressure, taking measurements, and body effects
# | 23 hrs
Apprentice learns about high blood pressure causes and symptoms, caring for the consumer, lifestyle changes, medications, and red flags
# | 23 hrs
Apprentice learns about cancer, how it effects the body, and signs and symptoms
# | 23 hrs
Apprentice learns about cancer treatments, side effects, and coping strategies
# | 23 hrs
Apprentice learns about asthma key terms and how it affects the body, symptoms and attacks, managing medications, self-management, and red flags
# | 23 hrs
Specialized Diseases
Apprentice learns about fibromyalgia, causes and symptoms, diagnosis and body effects
# | 8 hrs
Apprentices learn about fibromyalgia treatments and prevention
# | 8 hrs
Apprentice learns about spinal cord injuries, treatments, red flags, and coping mechanisms
# | 8 hrs
Supporting Consumers at Home
Apprentice learns about assisting with self- administered medications
# | 7 hrs
Apprentice learns about care of eyeglasses, hand earing aides, prostheses
# | 7 hrs
Apprentice learns about types of wounds, phases of healing, factors influencing healing, complications, infection, and surgical factors
# | 7 hrs
Apprentice learns about ulcers, symptoms, care, complications, and red flags
# | 7 hrs
Consumer at Home
Apprentice learns an introduction to a consumer living at home
# | 5 hrs
Apprentice learns about care of the home
# | 5 hrs
Apprentice learns about supporting the diet and nutrition of consumer
# | 5 hrs
Care for the Consumer with Oxygen, Portable Ventilators and Tracheostomies
Apprentice learns about oxygen therapy and the consumer’s feelings
# | 4 hrs
Apprentice learns about oxygen delivery, care of equipment, safety measures, and suctioning
# | 4 hrs
Apprentice learns about tracheostomy and care, potential complications, and red flags
# | 4 hrs
Infection Control
Apprentice learns an overview of infection
# | 3 hrs
Apprentice learns about infection control strategies, standard precautions, and consumer education
# | 3 hrs
Apprentice learns about hand washing, using gloves, and mixing universal solutions
# | 3 hrs
Apprentice learns about disposal of wastes
# | 3 hrs
Body Mechanics
Apprentice learns to mirror exercise
# | 3 hrs
Apprentice learns about good body mechanics and lifting an object
# | 3 hrs
Apprentice learns about good body mechanics and positioning a person
# | 3 hrs
Consumer at Home
Apprentice learns about general safety and emergency procedures in the consumer’s home
# | 8 hrs
Apprentice satisfactorily completes CPR and First Aid, qualifying for certification
# | 8 hrs
Working with an Independent Adult with Physical Disabilities
Apprentices learns an overview to working with consumers with physical disabilities
# | 7 hrs
Apprentice learns an overview to working with self- directing consumers
# | 7 hrs
Apprentice learns to respond to sexual behavior of the consumer
# | 7 hrs
Working with Elders
Apprentice learns about building empathy
# | 3 hrs
Apprentice learns about physical changes as we age
# | 3 hrs
Apprentice learns about experiencing sensory changes
# | 3 hrs
Apprentice learns to help consumers to manage physical changes of aging
# | 3 hrs
Working with a Consumer Who Is Depressed
Apprentice is provided an introduction to consumer who is depressed
# | 6 hrs
Apprentice learns about changes in how people feel and relate to others as they age
# | 6 hrs
Apprentice learns about understanding depression, including types and symptoms
# | 6 hrs
Apprentice learns about depression and other illnesses
# | 6 hrs
Apprentice learns about medications and side effects
# | 6 hrs
Apprentice learns about various depression therapies and exploring options to solve problems
# | 6 hrs
Working with a Consumer with Alzheimer’s Disease and Cognitive Impairment
Apprentice learns an overview of a consumer with Alzheimer’s Disease
# | 6 hrs
Apprentice learns about understanding Alzheimer’s Disease
# | 6 hrs
Apprentice learns to work with challenging behaviors
# | 6 hrs
Apprentice learns about cognitive impairment and cognitive coaching
# | 6 hrs
Apprentice learns about different levels of cognitive disabilities, behavioral problems, cognitive coaching and care
# | 6 hrs
Apprentice learns about managing agitation and communication tips
# | 6 hrs
Mental Illness and Developmental Disabilities
Apprentice learns about working with consumers who have a mental illness or a developmental disability
# | 10 hrs
Apprentices learn about cerebral palsy, causes, early signs, behaviors, and treatments
# | 10 hrs
Apprentices learns about caring for a consumer with cerebral palsy: bathing and personal hygiene, exercise and nutrition, suction, toilet training, sleeping, seizures, and vision, and education
# | 10 hrs
Apprentices learn about spina bifida, possible causes, early treatment, hydrocephalus, and shunt care and complications
# | 10 hrs
Working with Consumer with Addiction
Apprentice learns about drug addiction as a disease and stages and treatments
# | 4 hrs
Apprentice learns about alcohol addictions, stages and treatments
# | 4 hrs
Apprentice learns about red flags in caring for consumers with addiction
# | 4 hrs
Managing time and stress
Apprentice learns about managing time
# | 2 hrs
Apprentice learns about managing stress
# | 2 hrs