Observation, Reporting & Documentation: Part 2
Objectives: Determine necessary observations of normal and abnormal conditions. Identify signs and symptoms of concern for different bodily systems. Describe appropriate observations of a client’s family and home environment.
Description: In this class, caregivers will learn how to look for changes in a client’s condition, and the importance of reporting abnormal observations. They will learn to identify symptoms of concern and how to respond to changes in different bodily systems, in the client’s vital signs, mental status, skin, nutrition, elimination, and in the client’s home environment.