Timings : Friday 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Duration : 10 Weeks
Fee : Please contact us for more information.
As we grow older, our bodies slowly deteriorate. This leads to illness and physical pain over time. Thus, the need to take care of older people and People with special need arises. Seniors, Person with Disabilitites and special needs who are unable to do basic daily activities such as bathing, preparing meals, and taking medicines for their illness need both physical assistance and emotional support. Whether it is a family member or a paid caregiver that provides the support, Caregiving is essential for the well-being of everyone in our communities.
As our country's aging population has grown, so has the demand for compassionate and hardworking Caregivers.
Caregivers are highly valued and most in demand workers in foreign countries who make a big difference to the health organizations they work for. .
Caregiving 1&2 is a part of 6 months caregiving program, teaches Trainees how to provide basic care and support to infants/toddlers, the elderly, patients with disabilities and special needs, as well as end of life care. The program provides an understanding to basic fundamentals principles of Caregiving and basic preparation to Healthcare and infection control.
This Program trains you to how to take care patients in a holistic approach thats includes their physical, emotional, social and spiritual wellbeing such as Vital Signs taking, cleaning, preparing meals, changing soiled linens, bed making, bathing and grooming, medication reminders, assisting and escorting patients
Learners under the Caregiving (1 &2) program are also oriented on different methods in maintaining a healthy and safe environment for their patients such proper body mechanics and positioning a client.
The Caregiving Certificate is approved and can be attested by Qatar Chamber and Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Doha Qatar).
COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES
At the end of the course, the students would be able to:
- Familiarize on the basic legal and ethical issues of providing care and help to develop the skills to become an effective caregiver
- Understand the practical tips for Improving communication skills and use of Therapeutic Communication
- Understand the basic anatomy and physiology of the human body, how it works together and Review the different body system and its function
- Being familiar with universal precautions, along with when and how to follow them when caring for clients including the use of PPE ( Donning and Duffing)
- Being aware of the proper procedures for hand hygiene and what situations require that hands be washed again.
- Demonstrate properly all the basic procedures and rationales in each action in caregiving such as:
- How to assess and perform the vital signs and its purposes
- Identify the normal and abnormal ranges of vital signs
- Bed Bath, Hair Care And Oral Care
- Bed Making, Proper Positioning
- Familiarize the Human body system and its Function
- Review the different body system and its function
- Familiarize on How to Assess Pain using Pain Scale and How to manage it using non pharmacological Interventions
The course structure for Caregiving 1&2 is divided into the following Competencies:
- Introduction to Caregiving and Basic Legal and Ethical issues of providing care
- Basic Communication in Healthcare setting and the use of Basic Therapeutic Communication
- Introduction to Human Body
- Providing Patient Basic needs in accordance to Maslows Hierchy of Needs
- Implementing and monitor infection control policies and procedures
- Maintaining healthy and safe environment
- Assessing Vital Signs and its management
- Maintaining high standards of Patient services such as Assessing Pain, uese of Pain Scale and use of Non Pharmacological Interventions of Pain Management
- Proper caregiver techniques for vital hands-on tasks, including proper positioning a client and body mechanics
- Assisting in Grooming and Basic Hygiene ( Bed Bath, Oral and Hair Care)
- Cleaning bed and bed making such as open bed, closed bed
- Changing bed linen for Occupied and Unoccupied Bed
TRAINING DELIVERY MODE
The delivery of training should adhere to the design of the curriculum.
- The training is based on curriculum developed from the competency standards;
- Learning is modular in its structure;
- Training delivery is individualized and self-paced;
- Training is based on work that must be performed;
- Training materials are directly related to the competency standards and the curriculum modules;
- Assessment is based in the collection of evidence of the performance of work to the industry required standard;
- Training is based both on and off-the-job components;
- Allows for recognition of prior learning (RPL) or current competencies;
- Approved training programs are Nationally Accredited
The following training modalities will use when designing training programs:
Face-to-Face:Trainees are held accountable for their progress at the class's specific meeting date and time. Face-to-face learning ensures a better understanding and recollection of lesson content and gives class members a chance to bond with one another.
Self-Directed Learning (e.g. Assignments from textbooks and online materials): is designed to build student confidence in their abilities they learn, and in their ability to learn
Blended/Flexible Model: to ensures that the Trainees is engaged and driving his or her individual learning experience.
Return demonstration: is an essential component of the Caregiving practice that paves way for Trainees to gain knowledge of different procedures and skills. It enables them to grasp ideas of what Caregiver do in the hospitals, homes or communities when they take care of patients and of how they do these procedures to them
EVALUATION AND ASSESSMENT
The evaluation should be done as following:
- After finishing each Modules, Trainees are required to undertake assessment. The educator should monitor the student’s progress through these assessments. Educator provide the student with feedback where appropriate.
- Assessments should include: group activity, reporting, role playing.
- Return Demonstration:
* Trainees will be judge whether this instructional method is an appropriate teaching technique for specified activities by the end of the demonstration.
*Trainees will have return demonstration as a practice activity by the end of the presentation
- Final exam: Theory and Practical with a passing score of 75% or higher.
COURSE PASSING REQUIREMENTS & GRADING SYSTEM
Total Passing Score for the Course is 75%
Attendance & Behavior
Final Exam/Term Exam
Marking for Caregiving 1 & 2:
- Assessment for Caregiving 1 &2 will be defined by the Instructor.
- Students must pass and understand the Basic Fundamental skills of Caregiving.
- Passing score for the Caregiving 1&2 is 75%.
Note: After the successful completion of the Caregiving courses, the candidates will be awarded a certificate.
Final Assessment for Caregiving 1 & 2:
Each Trainees will complete a 1 hour examination with total of 50 questions, combination of true or false, fill in the blanks and Multiple Choice with a full mark of a 100. Passing score is 75%.
Final Practical exam: Trainees will be group into 4-5group with maximum 6 members in each group.Practical Exam will be assigned via drawlots and will be graded as a group and individually. Grades will be based on the provided Return demonstration checklist.
Group Grade : 50%
Total : 100%
Note: Trainees are required to pass in the theory and practical exam, individually.