This course introduces the new home medical equipment staff member to TENS units. Because of the multitude of TENS units and accessories on the market, this course will cover TENS units in the broadest generic terms. For specific information related to a particular brand of TENS unit, please consult the manufacturers. This course also includes links to several TENS unit manufacturers. Learning objectives: 1. Identify the basic models of TENS units; 2. Identify the components and various accessories of a TENS unit; 3. Explain who would use a TENS unit; 4. Perform basic TENS unit maintenance procedures; 5. Explain how a TENS unit can be used safely. To successfully complete this course, you must attain a minimum score of 80% on the final exam and complete the course training survey. Continuing education: 1.0 contact hour by the Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC); VGM Education is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.
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