Hosted by the Central PA Healthcare Quality Unit.
Join the Health Care Quality Unit (HCQU) for a virtual instructor lead (Registered Nurse) training The Fatal 5.
Registration is not required. Attend as a group or individually. This training may be counted towards your annual training hour requirements. Participants must complete entire session for certificate of attendance.
There are five top health issues that impact individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) at a greater rate and with more severity than those in the general population. These health issues are linked to serious illness and preventable deaths in community-based settings. This training will review basic information on each health issue to build awareness.
- List the five common health conditions that impact individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) at a greater rate and with more severity than those in the general population.
- List signs and symptoms of each specific health condition.
- Understand the importance of early recognition of each health condition.
Information and education provided by the Central PA HCQU is intended as general information or a review of information previously provided by a Health Care Provider. This training is not intended to replace medical advice- it is an overview. Participants are advised to consult medical professionals for questions and concerns specific to the topic.