Moving to Competency

Self-Directed Learning


One of the core values of BAYADA Home Health Care is "Excellence". A key result of this value is that home health care services will be provided to our clients with the highest professional, ethical and safety standards. Toward this end, it is our goal to prepare our Clinical Managers to make certain our filed employees are competent to provide care to our adult clients.


Criteria for Successful Completion of Activity

  • Complete all lessons in the Self-Directed Learning
  • Complete evaluation with electronic signature
  • BAYADA Clinical Managers, please submit your CE certificate to your Manager of Clinical Operations (MCO)

Target Audience



Clinical Associates

Clinical Managers

Learning Objectives

By the end of this educational activity the learner will be able to:

  • describe the difference between training and competency
  • describe how to help field employees develop attributes that will lead to self-confidence in practice
  • identify the components of clear communication including verbal and non- verbal
  • define passive, aggressive, and assertive communication patterns
  • list learning assumptions
  • explain the principles of adult learning
  • describe Kolb's learning styles
  • list the environmental aspects of learning
  • design a teaching strategy
  • utilize GNOME as a focusing tool in precepting
  • explain the different clinical teaching methods
  • define the one- minute preceptor
  • list ways to effectively provide feedback
  • recognize red flag behaviors


Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 Contact hours (ANCC)
  • 1.25 Participation
Course opens: 
Course expires: 

No relevant conflict of interest or financial relationships were disclosed for this educational activity by any of the authors or presenters.

Michelle Frost, RN

Michelle has over 23 years of nursing experience caring for adults in home care. Many of those years have included education, mentoring and training of new staff. She has been working in a leadership role related to nursng education at BAYADA Home Health Care for the past 2 years. In this role, she also develops and teaches educational programs in regards to adult nursing content.

Available Credit

  • 1.25 Contact hours (ANCC)
  • 1.25 Participation


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If course is cancelled:

By BAYADA; if the education is cancelled for any reason the learner will receive a full refund for any applicable course fee. BAYADA will not be responsible for any associated fees or costs such as travel or lodging.

By learner; any applicable course fee will be refundable up until one (1) day prior to date registered for the education. After this date the course fee may be non-refundable. BAYADA will not be responsible for any associated fees or costs such as travel or lodging.

Complaint Resolution

Contact for any grievances and the complaint will be addressed within two (2) business days. Complaints will be disseminated to all appropriate parties for review and resolution of any conflicts or grievances.

Special Needs

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