Restorative Nursing: Mobility for Nursing Assistants

 

The ability to move within the environment is a critical factor in maintaining a resident’s independence, therefore it is important for you to understand how to establish restorative mobility programs that will help residents attain their highest level of independence while still providing for their safety.
It is important for you as a nursing assistant to understand how your role in restorative mobility programs will help residents attain their highest level of independence while still providing for their safety. In this course, you will learn the causes and consequences of immobility, the components of restorative mobility programs, and safety precautions associated with mobility programs.

$20.00

Hours: 1.00
REL-SRC-0-RNMNA-V2

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (4 Match)

Florida Board of Nursing - Certified Nursing Assistants

1.0 HOURS


This is not an accredited course for professional license renewal. Florida CNAs may use this inservice toward meeting their annual inservice requirement.This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Non-Licensed Direct Care (DSP, HHA, CNA, DCW, PCA, IHA, NA)

1.0 HOURS


California Department of Public Health (CNA)

1.0 HOURS


Relias, LLC is an approved provider of continuing education by the California Department of Public Health, Provider # NAC7001.

The certificate must be retained by the licensee for a period of four (4) years after the course is completed.

This learning activity meets the definition of *** ONLINE *** CEUs. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (ALL Direct Care Workers)

1.0 HOURS


Relias Learning, LLC is approved as a Curriculum Developer by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours for all WA State Direct Care Workers. Training Provider Code: WA0624. CE Approval Code: CE1729998

Course Details

Course Code: REL-SRC-0-RNMNA-V2
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 7/31/2021
Learning Objectives:
List 2 barriers to mobility in long-term care.
Describe the importance of restorative mobility programs.
Name 3 safety procedures to use in restorative mobility programs.

Outline:
Section 1: Introduction

About This Course

Learning Objectives

Section 2: Mobility: A Basic Need

Age and Mobility

Barriers to Mobility in Long-term Care Facilities

Research

No Lift Policy

Fall Prevention

Review

Summary

Section 3: Restorative Programs

Restorative Plan of Care

Bed Mobility

Repositioning Sling

Gait Belts

Knowledge Check

Transfer Training

Transfer Tips

Ambulation Training

Remember the 3 Ps

Prosthesis Training

Phantom Pain

Review

Summary

Section 4: Safety during Mobility

Using a Cane

Using a Walker

Medical Issues

Weight-Bearing

Documentation

Summary

Section 5: Conclusion

Summary

Course Contributors

References

Instructor: Barbara Acello, RN
Barbara Acello is an independent nurse consultant and educator in Denton, Texas. She is a member of the Texas Nurses' Association, NANDA International, and American College of Healthcare Administrators (ACHCA). She is the recipient of the 2006 ACHCA education award and 2008 ACHCA journalism award. She has assisted in writing and developing mandatory state curricula for nurse aides and EMTs, and has written and contributed to numerous textbooks, instructor guides, quick reference guides, and supplemental instructional material for health care personnel. Geriatrics is her preferred area of clinical practice, and she is committed to improving working conditions, education, and professionalism for personnel in the long term care industry. Resident safety, pain assessment and management, restraints, pressure ulcers, and infection control are subspecialty areas of her practice. Disclosure: Barbara Acello, RN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Expert Reviewer: Cheryl Swann, RN-BC, BSN, WCC, LNHA
Cheryl Swann, RN-BC, BSN, WCC, LNHA has worked in long-term care for 20 years. Mrs. Swann has worked in many positions including Director of Nursing, Medicare Nurse Coordinator and Nursing Home Administrator. Cheryl is certified in both Gerontological nursing and wound care. In the past, she has assisted in the operations of multiple nursing facilities, including staffing, payroll, public health concerns, family member issues, management of consultant relationships (e.g. pharmacy, dietary, etc.), and as an intermediary between long-term care facilities and doctors. Mrs. Swann worked closely with federal monitors and the Office of Inspector General in developing an effective Continuous Quality Improvement and compliance program in her organization. Mrs. Swann has presented nationally regarding effective Quality Assurance, Restraint Reduction, Wound Prevention, CMS Five Star Quality Rating System and Developing a Corporate Compliance Program. Her expertise includes staff training and development, Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement initiatives, and policy development. Disclosure: Cheryl Swann, RN-BC, BSN, WCC, LNHA has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Staff Writer: Elizabeth Kellerman, MSN, RN
Elizabeth Kellerman MSN, RN started in nursing in 2007 after graduating from Samuel Merritt University in Oakland, California. While working in a critical care unit at Sutter Mills-Peninsula Hospital she earned her CCRN and TNCC. Her experience and knowledge led her to nursing education where she taught at a community college while working to receive her Master's in Nurse Education at Western Carolina University. As a nursing instructor, she spent time in many types of care settings including medical-surgical inpatient and community living centers. Her passion for education and training has most recently led her to a position as subject matter expert and content writer for Relias. Disclosure: Elizabeth Kellerman, MSN, RN 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: Post-Acute Care.
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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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