Caring in the Health Professions Course



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Care relationships within health professions are of great importance and hold a lot of meaning for both the provider and recipient. This free online course will give you a comprehensive understanding and knowledge of care relationships within health professions. The course covers the issue of care relationships in a variety of situations and contexts. Some of the areas covered include: caring in a hospital setting, caring for the elderly and disabled in residential care, hospice care and care as a family affair. Topics such as the limits and boundaries of care, community care, the meaning of home, care transactions, and care of those who are at the end stages of life are also discussed. This course will be of great interest to professionals already in the health or care professions, to learners who are planning a career in the health professions and will also be beneficial to individuals who are either giving or receiving care.

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Residential Care
Community Care
Health Professions

Course programme

Module Title Module 1: Care Relationships Module 2: Caring in the Hospital Module 3: The limits and boundaries of care Module 4: Caring - A Family Affair Module 5: The meaning of home Module 6: Understanding meanings in community care Module 7: Living with death and dying Module 8: Ageing and disability - Transition into residential care Module 9: Care transactions Module 10: Care in the Health Professions Assessment

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