Health

Direct Support Professionals have an essential role as a part of the health care team and care plan. In Part 1 of this course, students will learn how to support and respond to health issues including allergic reaction shock, communicable diseases, universal precautions, and infection control. Part 2 places a performance emphasis on measuring temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure, and the first aid procedure for tonic-clonic seizures. For more about documentation and the health record, please see our online course called Documentation Basics for Direct Support Professionals.

Length of Training = 6 hours

Training is Good for Three (3) years