Skills Training for Job Seekers (HRD)

ENHANCE YOUR RESUME, MARKET YOURSELF, EXPLORE A NEW CAREER

HRD (Human Resources Development) courses provide employability skills training and assistance for adults who are trying to find employment, transitioning back into the workforce, or working to redefine their professional niche in today's global market.

Classes are designed to address current needs and trends of the complex and constantly changing workforce. 

Full Catalog of HRD Courses | Available HRD Classes

*All HRD courses are fee-waived for qualifying individuals who are unemployed, "underemployed," or who have received notice of layoff or pending layoff.*

 


Course Details & Registration Information

Course
Direct Care Basics
Name
HRD-3001BY2
Available Classes
    Section Location Begin Date End Date Instructor Price Seats Available/Total Seats
205559 Beltline Education Center 01/29/2019 03/23/2019 N. Harrell $198.00 Open
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
Individuals who are interested in the healthcare industry through direct care. This course creates a strong foundation for those interested in pursuing their Nurse Aide I or CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) certificate.
Description
Direct Care Basics is a uniform non-nurse aide training program developed to cover essential soft-skills, basic home management and personal care skills. Students will be trained to understand the skills necessary for home management and personal care tasks and be able to provide personal care to clients with limited assistance in home care and in other settings where the Nurse Aide I listing is not required. This course creates a strong foundation for a successful transition into the Direct Care industry or Nurse Aide I training (Certified Nursing Assistant).
Course Objectives
  1. have gained overall understanding of Direct Care;
  2. have a strong understanding of skills necessary for working as a Direct Care Worker;
  3. have explored educational and employment opportunities.
Outline of Instruction
  1. Welcome, Introductions, and Overview of the Training
  2. What is Direct Care Work?
  3. Person-Centered Care and Other Key Concepts of Direct Care
  4. Coping Skills: Time and Stress Management for Successful Employment
  5. Communication Skills for Person-Centered Care
  6. Infection Control
  7. Body Mechanics
  8. Safety Issues for the Client and the Worker
  9. Home Management Skills
  10. Personal Care Skills and Nutritional Support
  11. Body Systems and Common Diseases
  12. Working with the Aging Population
  13. Working with Clients with Disabilities or Illnesses
  14. Working with Families
  15. Responding to Sexual Behavior of the Client
  16. Boundaries and Ethics in Direct Care Work
  17. Abuse, Neglect, and Financial Exploitation
  18. Finding and Keeping a Job in Direct Care Work
Contact Hours
60
CEU's
No
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
No
CE to CU Articulation
No
Prerequisites
Direct Care Phase I materials
Text and Supplies Needed
Binder, pen, pencil, paper
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
N/A
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 80% or above
  2. Participation
  3. Students must meet minimum attendance requirement, complete all assignments, and pass all the required assessments required to receive a Personal Home Care Aide/Direct Care Worker certificate of completion.
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
N/A
Intended Audience
Individuals who are interested in the healthcare industry through direct care. This course creates a strong foundation for those interested in pursuing their Nurse Aide I or CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) certificate.
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
Related Courses
  • Career Readiness for the Administrative Assistant in a Medical Setting - HRD-3004AU2
  • Introduction to Direct Care Work - HRD-3004AY4
  • Home Health Aide - NUR-3216A4
  • Career Readiness for the Child/Elder Care Provider - HRD-3004AV4
Course Contact Information
HRD Office http://hrd.waketech.edu
919-532-5694 or 919-532-5696