Restorative Nursing: Range of Motion and Positioning for Nursing Assistants

Green Clock Hours: 0.75

Range of motion, or ROM, and proper positioning are very important for the well-being of the people you care for. Proper positioning helps maintain skin integrity, internal organ function, and comfort. Immobility will cause muscles and tendons to atrophy, or shrink, limiting mobility and making joint movement painful. If immobility continues, a contracture, which is a shortening or hardening of muscles or tendons, will eventually form. Proper range of motion techniques can help prevent these from developing.

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Range of motion, or ROM, and proper positioning are very important for the well-being of the people you care for. Proper positioning helps maintain skin integrity, internal organ function, and comfort. Immobility will cause muscles and tendons to atrophy, or shrink, limiting mobility and making joint movement painful. If immobility continues, a contracture, which is a shortening or hardening of muscles or tendons, will eventually form. Proper range of motion techniques can help prevent these from developing.

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