Course 9 - Interviewing Patients' Caregivers
This course provides strategies for assessing family members and friends of Guided Care patients in their caregiving roles.
Registered nurses 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.