Devices and Equipment

 

Workers in long term care facilities need to know how to work with medical devices and equipment. This course explains various types of such devices and describes ways to keep residents safe when using them.

$20.00

Hours: 0.75
REL-SRC-0-DE

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Course Details

Course Code: REL-SRC-0-DE
Hours: 0.75
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 2/28/2022
Learning Objectives:
Define what a medical device is
List three examples of medical devices or safety equipment used in a long term care facility
Describe at least two ways to keep residents safe when using medical devices and equipment

Outline:
Section 1: Introduction
A. About This Course
B. Learning Objectives
Section 2: Types of Medical Devices and Equipment
A. How Various Devices are Utilized
B. Equipment for Resident Mobility
C. Equipment to Improve Resident Breathing
D. Equipment to Treat and Monitor
E. Devices to Improve Resident Safety
F. Review
G. Summary
Section 3: Wheelchairs, Canes, and Walkers
H. Wheelchairs
I. Wheelchair Safety
J. Canes
K. Walkers
L. Review
M. Summary
Section 4: Respiratory Equipment and Oxygen Safety
A. Oxygen Cylinders
B. High-Pressure Cylinders
C. Liquid Oxygen Tanks
D. Oxygen Safety
E. Suction Machines
F. Aerosol Therapy
G. Review
H. Summary
Section 5: High-Tech Equipment
I. Nasal Continuous Positive Air Pressure (CPAP)
J. Feeding Pumps
K. IV Infusion Pumps
Wound Vac Devices
L. Review
M. Summary
Section 6: Hospital and Specialty Beds
A. Types of Specialty Beds
B. Review
C. Summary
Section 7: Positioning Devices
D. Braces and Splints
E. Review
F. Summary
Section 8: Alarms and Safety Devices
G. Alarms
H. Safety Devices
I. Review
J. Summary
Section 9: Safe Resident Handling Devices and Equipment
K. Safe Resident Handling
L. Review
M. Summary
Section 10: Conclusion
A. Summary
B. Course Contributors
C. Resources
D. References
E. Congratulations

Expert Reviewer: Debi Damas, RN
Debi Damas is a registered nurse in the state of Ohio. As Group Product Manager for Acute Care courses at Relias Learning, Ms. Damas works with accreditations experts to ensure that Relias courses accurately reflect regulations and standards of practice, set the direction of new content, and ensure that existing courses are maintained on an ongoing basis. She has worked in the acute setting in the Coronary Care Unit, Med-Surg and Post-Partum/Newborn Nursery. She also has extensive experience in the post-acute care space for over 18 years, holding positions as Nursing Assistant, Charge Nurse, MDS Nurse, Restorative Nurse, Director of Nursing, Regional Nurse, and Corporate Nurse. She has extensive experience working with the regulations in healthcare settings. She has a certificate in legal nurse consulting. Disclosure: Debi Damas, RN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Expert Reviewer: Linda G. Colleton, MSN, RN-BC
Ms. Colleton has been a nurse educator in long term care for over 20 years. She originally graduated with her associate’s degree in nursing, and she obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Emmanuel College in Boston and her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Phoenix. In 2007, she was certified in Nursing Professional Development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Ms. Colleton has held positions in long term care as Staff Development Director, Director of Nurses, Nursing Supervisor, and Charge Nurse. She has published articles in two national Lippincott nursing journals and currently works in a for-profit long term care organization providing educational development and consulting to more than 75 centers in nine states. Disclosure: Linda G. Colleton, MSN, RN-BC has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Instructor: Lorie M. Floyd, RN, BC, BSN
Mrs. Floyd has a BS in Nursing and is certified as a Home Health Nurse through the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She has worked in the healthcare industry for more than 15 years and in the home healthcare industry for more than 13 years. Disclosure: Lorie M. Floyd, RN, BC, BSN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Expert Reviewer: Nancy Wicklin, RN, MS
Ms. Wicklin has a BS in Nursing, an MS in Education, and an MS in Health Informatics. She has held positions as Assistant Nurse Manager, Assistant Professor of Nursing, Informatics Consultant, and Webmaster. She has been creating Web-based courseware for healthcare workers for more than 10 years. Disclosure: Nancy Wicklin, RN, MS 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 General Staff; in the following settings: Post-Acute Care.
F Tags:
F688, F689, F695
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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