Course Code: REL-PAC-0-WEE-R1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 1/31/2021
Distinguish between wandering and elopement.
Describe at least 3 strategies to minimize wandering and elopement.
Section 1: IntroductionExpert Reviewer:
About This Course
Section 2: Recognizing Wandering and Elopement
A Serious Issue
Wandering and Elopement
Benefits of Movement
Dangers of Wandering
Section 3: Impact of Dementia
Section 4: Managing the Behavior
Follow the Care Plan
Welcome New Residents
Identify Their Needs
Communicate with Others
Accompany the Resident
Use Available Technologies
Create the Right Environment
What Do You Think?
What Would You Do?
Section 5: Frequently Asked Questions
Section 6: Conclusion
Ron Orth RN, CHC, CMAC, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM Trainer
Ronald Orth, RN, CMAC, CHC obtained a nursing degree from Milwaukee Area Technical College in 1985 and a B. A. in Health Care Administration from Concordia University in 1996. Mr. Orth possesses over 30 years of nursing experience with over 20 of those in the Skilled Nursing industry. Mr. Orth has extensive experience in teaching Medicare regulations to healthcare providers both in the US and internationally. Mr. Orth is currently the Post-acute Care Curriculum Designer and is certified in Healthcare Compliance through the Compliance Certification Board (CCB). Ron has also successfully completed the Infection Control Officer training through the AHCA and is an AHIMA approved ICD-10-CM trainer.
Disclosure: Ron Orth RN, CHC, CMAC, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM Trainer has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
The target audience for this course is: General Staff; in the following settings: Post-Acute Care.
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