J Korean Acad Adult Nurs.  2008 Apr;20(2):251-268.

Development of Education & Training Programs for Senile Long-term Care Managers (the 2nd. grade)

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  • 1College of Health Science, Department of Nursing, Ewha Womans University, Korea. ysbyeon@ewha.ac.kr

Abstract

PURPOSE: This study aimed to develop the first standardized education & training program for education of senile long-term care managers to improve the quality of senile long-term care service.
METHODS
The study developed programs through literature review, specialists' conference and interview with the linear approach from February, 2007 to May, 2007.
RESULTS
Senile long-term care managers should have qualification of 51 items in knowledge, 35 items in technology and 17 items in attitude. Total 8 subjects were education & training subjects of senile long-term care managers and the study proposed targets of each subject and education & training level divided into top, middle and bottom. Total education & training hours were composed of 70 hours in theory, 50 hours in practical technique and 40 hours in social welfare practice in agencies.
CONCLUSION
The study will contributed development of the first education & training programs for education of senile long-term care managers. Therefore, the study proposes that the study will be applied to a systematical education & training course through program verification after applying real programs to senile long-term care managers and that it is necessary to develop the standardized education & training program for higher senile long-term care managers.

Keyword

Long-Term care, Caregivers
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