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Fire Safety in Home Health

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Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.

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This course will prepare home care staff to discuss fire safety with patients or clients in their home. Learners will identify fire hazards, how to minimize the risk of fire from those hazards, how to use a fire extinguisher and other safety devices in the home setting. Learners will gain an understanding of how to prepare for this type of emergency, how to evacuate elders with mobility or other challenges and how to encourage the patient and their family to make a fire safety plan.

This course meets the regulatory standards outlined in 29 CFR 1910.39 and aligns with ACHC home health standards.

Estimated Runtime: 20 minutes
Last Updated: April 15, 2024
Publication Year: 2022

Reviewed and approved by
Nancy Allen, BSN, RNC, CMC

NOTE: This course is not a substitute for legal advice for any individual provider or situation. Always consult your company's legal or compliance personnel with any questions or concerns related to this subject matter.

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