Psychosocial Aspects of Home Care - A Client Perspective
Listen to a recorded presentation by former client Zafir Boroughs talk about the Psychosocial Aspects of Home Care. This course is intended for health care professionals to better understand the psychosocial impact of clients being reliant on nurses for their care and the sacrifices that family make.
CRITERIA FOR SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF ACTIVITY
- Complete entire Self-Directed Learning
- Complete evaluation with electronic submission
RNs, LPNs & Other health care professionals
The learner will:
- Understand the psychosocial impact of being reliant on nurses for all care as experienced by a client.
- Discuss the difference between providing care in an institutional setting in contrast to a home setting.
- Discuss the concerns parents have when nurse's are caring for their children.
- Understand the sacrifices families make to have nurses in their home.
Z is a 35-year man who was born with an undiagnosed non-progressive neuromuscular disease thought to be the result of his mother’s drug and alcohol use during pregnancy. He is ventilator-dependent and paralyzed and spent his first four years in the ICU at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia before being adopted by the Boroughs family. Z is highly intelligent and is a college graduate. Despite his physical challenges, Z loves life and has a remarkable sense of humor. At age 30, he opted to live at a facility for ventilator-dependent young adults in order to enjoy as much independence as possible.
- 1.00 Participation