introduction to rehabilitation & rehabilitation nursing
Contact Hours: 8.7
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Rehab Nursing Series Course 1
Focus: Introducing the Specialty of Rehabilitation
This first course in the Rehab Nursing Series is an excellent tool for introducing the novice rehab nurse to rehabilitation and its standards and scope of practice. More experienced rehab nurses find the course to be a positive reminder of why they entered this specialty field and a refresher on the forces driving and changing rehabilitation care.
While each course can be used independently, this course lays the foundation for the rest of the courses in the Rehab Nursing Series, introducing key components of the specialty practice of rehabilitation and rehabilitation nursing and emphasizing safety, teamwork, regulatory impacts, and patient populations.
Chapter 1 Overview
Chapter 2 What is Rehab?
Defining and describing this specialty practice, this chapter reviews the place for rehab in the continuum of care and reminds learners of the purpose of identifying functional and self-care problems and developing meaningful goals with patients and their caregivers. Practice developing goals is provided.
Chapter 3 The Rehab Nurse
The chapter introduces the nurse to the specialty of rehabilitation nursing and provides an opportunity to learn rehab jargon to facilitate communication with fellow team members.
Chapter 4 The Rehab Team
Chapter 5 Rehab Populations
Chapter 6 The Therapeutic Milieu
Chapter 7 Regulatory Issues
Chapter 8 Posttest
As a result of participating in this activity, the learner will be able to pass the posttest with a score of 80% or better, demonstrating knowledge of:
Contact hours no longer will be provided for this course after November 1, 2019. Until that time, the criteria for receiving Contact Hours are: Completion of course and workbook activities, 80% or better score on the Posttest, and completion of course evaluation form.
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Number of words: 59,113 Number of questions: 155 Degree of difficulty: 3
Number of calculated contact hours: 8.7
Rehab ClassWorks, LLC is an Approved Provider of continuing nursing education by the Western Multi-State Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Conflict of Interest: Individuals in a position to control content for this educational activity have nothing to disclose. This educational activity does not include any content that relates to the products and/or services of a commercial interest that would create a conflict of interest.
Commercial Support: There is no commercial support being received for this activity.