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February 20-21, 2018

New Orleans, Louisiana


Thanks for registering for the Home Health Section's Advanced Competency in Home Health (ACHH) face-to-face course at Combined Sections Meeting. Yay!

Course updates, handouts, presentation files, and details will be posted to this page. Be sure to bookmark it for easy access. We'll remind you by email the week before the course to return here to download materials.


DOWNLOAD general course information and schedule. [Last updated January 29, 2018]


Course Location: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Room 230

Check-in for Course: Between 7:30 – 8:00 am Tuesday, Feb. 20

General Schedule: 8:00 - 5:30 pm Tuesday; 8:00 - 4:30 pm Wednesday


IMPORTANT: What to Bring

Come prepared for a lab-oriented course by bringing the following:

  • Blood pressure cuff and stethoscope
  • Tape measure
  • Wear lab clothes (sports bras for females) for the entire weekend

Meals: Meals during the course are on your own. We'll provide coffee/tea service in the morning and a sweet snack each afternoon.

Sign-in twice daily: Daily sign-in sheets will be circulated in the morning and in the afternoon to verify your attendance for continuing education credit. Make sure that you sign in during each period. You are expected to attend this course in its entirety in order to receive credit.

Demonstration Tests & Follow-up: You'll be asked to demonstrate skills on-site during the course. You'll also be asked to complete a multiple-choice post-test online and an online course evaluation. The link for the course post-test will be available in the APTA Learning Center per the instructions provided by APTA. The Home Health Section will send you an email message with a link for the evaluation.


Presentation Slides [Click to Download]: [Download by clicking the hyperlink at left. PDF.] Presentation slides are provided for your convenience and future reference. We recommend copying them to a device you plan to use at the course. Note that the presenters may revise these slides between now and the course. If there are significant changes, we'll post an updated version of the slides here at the end of September.

Additional handouts will be provided on site.


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