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Basic Health Care Skills

Contest Coordinator: Diane Stevenson

Prior to the event each participant should prepare a resume and complete a job application. Here is the application. This can be completed prior to the conpetition. A formal interview will be done with each participant.

Each participant will need to bring materials and equipment they will need to present their 5-7 minute health care topic presentation.

A 50 question quiz will be given to all participants relating to various topics. Prepare general knowledge of isolation, dietary restrictions, completing patient incident reports, basic bed making, prevention of healh care related injuries, safety in the workplace, and activities of daily living.

Each participant will complete basic demonstrations related to hand hygiene, making hospital beds, transferring and ambulation patients. Be prepared during the demonstrations to answer questions related to basic disease processes, human anatomy and Maslow’s Hierarchy of needs.