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WAC 388-71-0906

What topics must be taught in the core competencies of basic training?

Basic training must include all of the competencies under WAC 388-71-0911 for the following topics:
(1) Communication skills;
(2) Long-term care worker self-care;
(3) Problem solving;
(4) Client rights and maintaining dignity;
(5) Abuse, abandonment, neglect, financial exploitation and mandatory reporting;
(6) Client directed care;
(7) Cultural sensitivity;
(8) Body mechanics;
(9) Fall prevention;
(10) Skin and body care;
(11) Long-term care worker roles and boundaries;
(12) Supporting activities of daily living;
(13) Food preparation and handling;
(14) Medication assistance;
(15) Infection control, blood-borne pathogens, HIV/AIDS; and
(16) Grief and loss.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090, 74.09.520. WSR 13-02-023, ยง 388-71-0906, filed 12/20/12, effective 1/20/13.]
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