HPRO 105 Training for Healthcare Workers • 2 Cr.
Provides basic training in CPR, first aid, HIV/AIDS, HIPPA, and the prevention of workplace violence.
After completing this class, students should be able to:
- List five kinds of training that health care employers are required by law to document that employees receive, and discuss the rationale for each. (This class offers five topics frequently required in health-care related employment: First Aid, CPR, HIV/AIDS, HIPAA, and Healthcare Workplace Violence)
- Complete First Aid Training as specified by WAC 296-54-51520 and as established by OSHA guidelines (The Red Cross completes this training in 3 hrs)
- Discuss patient assessment and first aid procedures for respiratory, choking and cardiac problems; severe cuts, burns, sprains, strains, fractures, poisonings, bites, stings, and eye injuries
- List the symptoms of shock and describe first aid procedures
- Describe first aid procedures for treating hypothermia and hyperthermia
- Demonstrate the steps of Basic Adult CPR training. (Specified by WAC 296-54-51520. The Red Cross completes this training in 3 ½ hrs.)
- Complete WA state’s 7-hour training program in HIV / AIDS as required by RCW 70.24.310 using prescribed KNOW training materials available from DSHS.
- Discuss the etiology and epidemiology of HIV
- Identify forms of transmission and infection control
- Identify sources of testing and counseling
- Describe clinical manifestations and treatments
- Discuss legal and ethical issues
- Discuss psychological issues
- Complete basic HIPAA training requirements for health care workers as specified by 65 Fed. Reg. 82464
- Define HIPAA and identify its origins and rationale
- Identify the standards for compliance and the parties responsible
- Discuss penalties for non-compliance
- Complete prevention training in healthcare workplace violence as required by Washington RCW 49.19.
- Define the types of workplace violence and the types of offenders
- Identify risk factors associated with workplace violence and types of employees at greatest risk
- Describe general personal safety principles and practices
- Demonstrate techniques for prevention, de-escalation, and response