Feb 02, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2022-2023 Catalog and Student Handbook
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QLTS 1140 - Safety Competency in LTSS

Credits: 1
**Not Part of a Tennessee Transfer Pathway**

F - Online
This course covers material to ensure the safety of an individual, while balancing choice and appropriate levels of risk-taking.  The primary responsibility of a direct service worker is to protect individuals from harm in various support situations.  The learner will receive information about specific safety strategies to handle situations of abuse, neglect, exploitation, accident prevention, and other hazards.  Techniques will be evaluated for avoiding unsafe situations and using appropriate procedures will be examined to help ensure safety during every day and emergency circumstances.  Universal precautions, first aid, and infection control will be promoted.  The learner will have the opportunity to apply these new skills in the various Long-Term Services & Supports service settings. 1 hour lecture.



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