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Essential In-Services for Home Health: Lesson Plans and Self-Study Guides for Aides and Nurses

Product Code: DHHH50EI19

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Offering more home health in-services on more essential topics than any other product on the market, Essential In-Services provides everything you need to train your nurses and aides, satisfying CMS’ requirement of completing 12 in-service training hours annually.


Ships Match 2019
ISBN 978-1-68308-903-2
Pages 550

Price: $210.00

Essential In-Services for Home Health: Lesson Plans and Self-Study Guides for Aides and Nurses

Essential In-Services for Home Health: Lesson Plans and Self-Study Guides for Aides and Nurses

Diane Link, RN, MHA (Reviewer)

New for 2019 — with a deeper emphasis on the revised Home Health Conditions of Participation (CoPs) and on the OASIS — is Essential In-Services for Home Health: Lesson Plans and Self-Study Guides for Aides and Nurses. This significantly updated version of HCPro’s 50 Essential In-Services for Home Health features thoroughly reviewed in-services and examines new hot topics such as OASIS-D, individualized plans of care, patient rights, and patient complaints and service recovery.

Offering more home health in-services on more essential topics than any other product on the market, Essential In-Services provides everything you need to train your nurses and aides, satisfying CMS’ requirement of completing 12 in-service training hours annually.

This resource provides:

  • More than a year’s worth of training to satisfy CMS requirements
  • Practical education for home health aides and nurses on the important home health topics that impact their work daily
  • Time-saving guidance for educators on conducting lessons
  • Quizzes for each in-service
  • Customizable learning activities and games
  • Post-lesson tests to validate comprehension
  • Certificates of completion to document staff training hours
  • Teacher guidance
  • Lessons that can be used for group- or self-study


Includes several in-services to meet revised CoP training requirements, with training on:

  • Skin integrity
  • Communication
  • Hand hygiene
  • Infection control
  • Individualized plans of care
  • Patient complaints and service recovery


Other hot topics include:

  • OASIS-D
  • Chronic conditions
  • HIPAA
  • Home Health CAHPS
  • Treating the LGBTQ community with cultural awareness
  • Pain management
  • Skin care
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Zika


Along with dozens more classic topics!

About the Author

Diane Link, RN, MHA, has over 25 years of home health and hospice experience in all levels of the industry. She has been a registered nurse for 27 years and has served as a clinician, performance improvement nurse, clinical manager, and executive director. She also has worked as a CHAP (Community Health Accreditation Program) surveyor for home health, hospice, and private duty services. She currently is owner of Link Healthcare Advantage in Littlestown, Pa. Her knowledge of home health and hospice regulations has enabled her to help agencies improve clinical, organizational, and performance improvement workflows and assist them in meeting regulatory requirements. Link is familiar with all aspects of managing home health and hospice organizations, including clinical management, episodic management, performance improvement and outcome management.