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Safety Strategies for Home-Based Primary Care Providers
Description
The growth in the aging population and the realization of home-based primary care (HBPC) benefits increased the demand for services substantially. However, when providers deliver essential healthcare services in the patient's home, they may face a unique array of safety risks such as pets, weapons, travel issues, and even the weather.
Objectives
In this course, you will learn how to minimize safety risks before, during, and after a home-visit. Upon completion, you will be able to do the following:
  1. Describe the various safety risks providers may face during a home visit.
  2. Apply strategies to minimize safety risks before, during, and after a home visit.
Estimated Time to Complete
15 minutes
In order to earn credit for participation in this activity, the learner must complete a 5-question post-test with a passing score of 80% or better with unlimited attempts.
Intended Audience
This course is intended for home-based primary care providers, as well as practice managers and operations staff who are seeking a better understanding of house call safety strategies.
Credit Information
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of PeerPoint Medical Education Institute and the Home Centered Care Institute. PeerPoint Medical Education Institute is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

PeerPoint Medical Education Institute designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Approved: February 1, 2021
Expiration: January 29, 2024
Disclosures
None of the planners, authors, or reviewers for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Cost : $25.00
Credit Offered:
0.25 CME Credit
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