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Using Restraints and Restrictive Devices

Using Restraints and Restrictive Devices

Using Restraints and Restrictive Devices

Erika Probst, RNC, MSN
Erika Probst, RNC, MSN
on behalf of Medline University

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Launch date: 14 Sep 2017
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Last updated: 14 Aug 2019

Reference: 184772

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Mr JERIC PANERGO RN (8 Aug 2019)
very informative and will update care workers in the use of restraints and restrictive devices
Tsvetelina Ivanova (30 Dec 2017)
yes

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Description

Restraints are a concern in healthcare today due to the danger they pose to those restrained. It is recognized that restraint use needs to be decreased. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has set standards indicating the need to decrease restraints and seclusion. This course gives an overview of restraint use in the healthcare setting. It will discuss the history and types of restraints; falls and the use of restraints and bed alarms in fall prevention; a critical look at restraints, bedrails and body alarms; using mobility devices and wheelchairs to enhance (not hinder) mobility; increasing mobility, reducing restraints; and reducing restraint risks and alternatives to restraints. With this course, nurses will gain knowledge to help decrease restraint use in healthcare facility.

Objectives

Learning Objectives:
1. Identify three risks of using restraints and restrictive devices
2. Identify the three primary types of restraints
3. Identify three types of physical restraints
4. Identify two appropriate times for using restraints
5. Identify two methods for reducing falls other than the use of restraints
6. Identify three methods for providing safe patient handling of restrained patients
Erika Probst, RNC, MSN

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Erika Probst, RNC, MSN
on behalf of Medline University

Erika Probst has 16 years of clinical experience in the in-patient setting and has her Master of Science in Nursing with a focus on education.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
  • 1.00 Hours
  • Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Hours -
    Exam Pass Rate: 70

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Mr JERIC PANERGO RN (8 Aug 2019)
very informative and will update care workers in the use of restraints and restrictive devices
Tsvetelina Ivanova (30 Dec 2017)
yes

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