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Infectious diseases can be transmitted from person to person. They can be spread through the air, by contact with blood or other body fluids, by to...
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The human body thrives on movement and will suffer when movement is not possible. A patient who cannot move is at risk of developing serious compli...
C029D
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Preventing patient falls should be a primary goal of all health care professions. Preventing falls involves knowing why falls occur, identifying pa...
C030D
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When using heat or cold therapy it is important to understand safe and effective application to prevent further injury to the patient. To accompli...
C031B
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Most people can safely self-administer their own medications, but if a mistake is made there is potential for harm and damage. The practice laws th...
C032D
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Care of surgical patients in the pre-operative and post-operative phases of a procedure is an important responsibility of a health care professiona...
C033D
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Most health care professionals assigned to an area of patient care will eventually encounter an emergency situation. Emergencies can occur within a...
C034D
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This module is intended to provide health care professionals with information about HIPAA and to inform health care professionals about what they n...
C035C
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Contact or exposure to bodily fluids and dangerous levels of bacteria, viruses, or other microorganisms can cause infection and lead to the spread ...
C036D
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Diseases of the eye are a common medical condition. Vision slowly changes when people age. Aging is associated with serious eye diseases such as ca...
C037D
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Autism spectrum disorder is a serious developmental disorder that severely affects an individual's ability to understand, communicate, and interact...
C038D
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Influenza, also called the flu, is one of the most common infectious diseases. It is common because of the ease that it may be transmitted from one...
C039D
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Catheters may be used for various medical purposes. They are inserted to obtain a urine specimen or to measure urine output. Indwelling catheters a...
C042E
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Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection is one of the most common sources of infection that occur in patients following hospitalizati...
C045E
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Hepatitis (inflammation of the liver) is caused by a viral infection. Depending on the type of hepatitis, prevention and cures are available, but h...
C049C
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Urinary tract infections often create pain and feelings of discomfort, such as urgency and frequency to urinate. Conditions involving the urinary t...
C051C
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As a person ages, there are many physiological changes that occur. These changes start when the person reaches the teen years, and involve all body...
C053C
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Foodborne illnesses are more widespread than people realize. They are defined as illnesses caused by the consumption of food or water contaminated ...
C056C
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Healthcare facilities, such as hospitals, clinics, and long-term care facilities, are monitored and guided by national standards to prevent healthc...
C058C
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Geriatric failure to thrive may be caused by a single medical condition but in most cases, there are multiple issues, some treatable and some not. ...
C067C
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Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disease that primarily affects the lungs, but may also have serious adverse effects on many other organ systems. In cy...
C040D
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A colostomy is a surgical procedure that involves creating an opening in the colon and attaching it to a surgically created opening on the surface ...
C044D
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This CNA inservice provides information on sleep disorders.
C052C
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Everyone has a different response to pain. Healthcare professionals need to be aware that pain is whatever the person experiencing pain says it is....
C057C
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This course will provide Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) with the causes of and ways to address anger in the workplace.
C068B
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Meeting the activity of daily living needs of patients and ensuring these needs are met is a primary role of the health care professional. Assessme...
C059C
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Transporting a client safely is a primary responsibility of the health care professional. Understanding the client's limitations is a vital compon...
C060C
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Lung cancer is a common malignant disease and has surpassed other forms of cancer. Although there are common risk factors associated with lung canc...
C054C
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Aspiration events can be sudden and dramatic, and can cause significant complications or even death. Some episodes of aspiration can be very minor ...
C062C
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The evidence shows that depression is a common mental illness but it is not a normal part of aging. Major depression in the geriatric population in...
C064D
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Cancer is a common but complex disease. The initiation and development of cancer involves a subtle interplay between environmental factors, lifesty...
C063B
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