Immobility Dangers

 

Immobility spells trouble for any age group, but is especially dangerous for older adults and individuals with chronic illnesses. Many conditions can affect a person’s ability to move. Regardless of the cause of immobility, the result is significant physical changes to a person’s body. These changes further limit a person’s ability to move creating a vicious cycle. However, you can take steps to stop this vicious cycle and improve the person’s health status and quality of life. In this course, you will learn common conditions that cause immobility, the effects immobility has on the body, and the steps you can take to minimize these effects.

$20.00

Hours: 1.00
REL-SRC-0-ID

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Course Details

Course Code: REL-SRC-0-ID
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 3/31/2021
Learning Objectives:
List the common conditions that cause immobility.
Identify the effects immobility has on the body.
Explain the steps you can take to minimize the effects of immobility.

Outline:
Section 1: Introduction About This Course Learning Objectives Section 2: The Dangers of Immobility Meet Joanna Causes of Immobility Effects of Immobility How You Can Help Review Section 3: Conclusion Summary Congratulations

Staff Writer: Jennifer Moore, RN-BC, DNS-CT, CDP
Jennifer Moore, RN-BC, DNS-CT, CDP started working in the senior care industry in 2000. She is a certified Gerontological Nurse, a Director of Nursing Services – Certified, and a Certified Dementia Practitioner. She has held positions including MDS Coordinator, Director of Nursing, Medicare Nurse Coordinator, Nurse Consultant, Area Manager, and Director of Quality Assurance. Her overall responsibility within each of these positions was to ensure residents received the highest quality of care. This included active participation in quality improvement initiatives, review of clinical records to identify areas of weakness, corroboration with the medical director to institute policies and procedures for resident care, and staff education/training. Additionally, she was responsible for maintaining an effective compliance program under a Quality of Care Corporate Integrity Agreement with the Office of Inspector General for a period of five years. She currently serves as the manager of curriculum design for post-acute care for Relias. Within this position, her responsibility is to oversee the development of online training modules for the post-acute care industry. She has served as the subject matter expert for courses on re-hospitalization, clinical skill reviews, and various OSHA and regulatory compliance topics. In addition, she has presented at various state conferences on mandatory compliance, quality assessment and assurance (QA&A), and quality assurance and performance improvement (QAPI). Disclosure: Jennifer Moore, RN-BC, DNS-CT, CDP has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: entry level Direct Care Workers; in the following settings: Long-term Care, Post-Acute Care, Residential Care.
F Tags:
F686, F688
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Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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