Nursing Care for Children with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Nursing Care for Children with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities 

The purpose of this course is to provide nurses in home health and community care settings the information they need to care for children with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD). IDD is defined and the most common etiologies and comorbid conditions are presented. Finally, strategies to effectively manage the symptoms of children with IDD and integrate them into the community through education and service coordination are taught.

$20.00

Hours: 1.00
REL-CV-0-NCCIDD

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (5 Match)

California Board of Registered Nursing

1.0 HOURS


Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP# 13791

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

District of Columbia Board of Nursing

1.0 HOURS


DC-RN -- District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CE Provider #50-290).

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

Florida Board of Nursing

1.0 HOURS


Florida Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

American Nurses Credentialing Center

1.0 HOURS


Relias, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

Georgia Board of Nursing

1.0 HOURS


Georgia Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-CV-0-NCCIDD
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 2/28/2020
Learning Objectives:
Define IDD with the three essential elements for diagnosis.
Identify the etiologies for IDD, including comorbid conditions to monitor.
Describe global health care considerations for children with IDD.
Recognize health problems more common in children with IDD.
Implement strategies to effectively manage the symptoms of children with IDD.
Illustrate community integration through education and service coordination for children with IDD.

Outline:
Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: History and Prevalence A. Condition Versus Disability B. Descriptors C. Prevalence D. Review E. Summary Section 3: Definition of IDD A. What is IDD? B. Intellectual Functioning C. Adaptive Behavior D. Signs of IDD E. How IDD is Diagnosed F. Review G. Summary Section 4: Etiologies of IDD and Comorbid Conditions A. Causes of IDD B. Development of IDD C. Comorbid Conditions D. Diabetes E. Nursing Considerations F. Your Role G. Review H. Summary Section 5: Global Health Concerns A. Considerations B. Healthy Weight C. Pain Control D. Pain Assessment Tool E. Sleep Hygiene F. Oral and Dental Care G. Aspiration and Feeding Concerns H. Safety and Self Care I. Self-Injury J. Nursing Management Considerations K. Physiological Needs L. Psychological Needs M. Review N. Summary Section 6: Common Health Problems A. The "Fatal Five" B. Respiratory Complications and Gastrointestinal Issues C. Skin Problems D. Allergies E. Genitourinary Complications F. Dehydration G. Seizures H. Review I. Summary Section 7: Conclusion A. Summary B. Course Contributor C. Resources D. References E. Congratulations F. Exam

Expert Reviewer: Sherry Bryan, MSN, CPNP-PC
Sherry has been a Pediatric Nurse for 26 years and a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner for 18 years. She has worked in tertiary care hospitals, pediatric home health, college health, and pediatric outpatient clinical settings during these years. She is certified by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board, and is a member of Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society. She has worked with all ages of children during her career. Disclosure: Sherry Bryan, MSN, CPNP-PC 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 and intermediate level Nurses; in the following settings: Intellectual Developmental Disabilities.
Relias will be transparent in disclosing if any commercial support, sponsorship or co-providership is present prior to the learner completing the course.
Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
Accommodations
If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support here.