Course 10: Interviewing Patients' Caregivers
Provides strategies for assessing family members and friends of Guided Care patients in their caregiving roles. Estimated time to complete this module: 45 minutes. Remember to disable your pop-up blocker.
Registered nurses (RN) and healthcare providers focusing on best practices in chronic disease management, case management, caregiver education and support, transitional care, and geriatric evaluation and management.
- Describe the process for identifying patients' caregivers and inviting them to be interviewed.
- Use the sample Caregiver Assessment form to document assessment findings.
- Explain the relevance for caregivers of depression, burnout, competing responsibilities, guilt, and elder abuse/neglect.