Goal and Learning Outcomes

The goal of this course is to provide nurses with information on home health nursing and the nurse’s role within it. After taking this course, you should be able to:
  • Compare and contrast the opportunities, rewards, and challenges found in home health nursing.
  • Identify the different types of home health agencies and the types of roles and positions found in them.
  • Describe regulations and policies that affect nurses working for Medicare-certified home health agencies which provide skilled intermittent care.  
  • Explain the skills nurses need to be successful in home health nursing.
  • Evaluate if home health nursing is a good choice for you.

Course Authors

Accreditation Information


In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP#13791



Relias LLC reports to CEBroker for the following boards (Provider # 50-1489): Arkansas State Board Of Nursing, District Of Columbia Board Of Nursing, Florida Board Of Nursing, Georgia Board Of Nursing, New Mexico Board Of Nursing, South Carolina Board Of Nursing and  West Virginia Board Of Examiners For Registered Professional Nurses


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None of the planners/faculty, unless otherwise noted, for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.