Core Unit 6: Documentation

There is 1 section in this course:

There are learning activities, list of resources, and quiz at the end of each part of this unit. The learning activities will provide you with an opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills presented in the course. 

A Certificate of Completion is awarded on successful completion of this course. 

Intended Audience

The intended audience for this course is direct care professionals.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of Unit 6, you will be able to:

  • Discuss the importance of documentation
  • Discuss responsibilities of the DCP related to making observations
  • Discuss guidelines for proper documentation
  • Explain the DCP’s responsibility in reporting incidents
  • Identify potential consequences of improper of lack of observation, documentation and reporting
  • Discuss confidentiality/HIPAA in documentation

Pre-requisites/Learning Level

No pre-requisites

Competencies addressed

Competencies identified

Analytical/Assessment Skills, Communication Skills, Community Dimensions of Practice Skills, Leadership and Systems Thinking Skills

CEUs Offered





Online Self-Pace


1 hour

Presenter(s) and/or Content Experts

Marcia Driscoll, RN

Technical requirements:

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 
  • Flash Player 
  • Speakers

Registration requirements

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Creation and/or update

September 7, 2012