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Goal and Learning Outcomes

The goal of this educational program is to provide nursing professionals in acute care with an introductory orientation to home-based nursing care.  After taking this course, you should be able to:
  • Describe at least three characteristics of home-based nursing care.
  • State the two qualifying criteria for patients to receive home healthcare.
  • Explain at least five strategies to identify, prevent, and effectively manage health and safety hazards associated with home-based care.
  • Summarize proper infection control practices to prevent exposure to and spread of bloodborne and other infectious pathogens in the home care setting.

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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.