Professional Rehabilitation Nursing (PRN) Course

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This course provides essential knowledge and best practices for all rehabilitation nurses, and can be taken in your home, break room or office, when convenient for you!   

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Earn Up to 22 CH

This course allows you to earn 1 CH for every 60 minutes of education time. You must complete and achieve a passing score of 80% on a post-test for each module and submit an overall course evaluation to receive contact hours. You may receive a maximum of 22 CH for this course. Course expires September 23, 2019.

Course Benefits Include

  • Materials you can access anywhere, 24 hours a day
  • Ability to learn at your own pace
  • Session slides with voice-over instruction
  • Teaching modules that can be completed incrementally
  • Post-course examinations to assess your knowledge
  • 22 nursing contact hours.

Faculty

Brackins PRN
Tina Brackins, MSN RN CRRN
Clinical Education Coordinator
Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare
Tallahassee, FL

Cournan PRN
Michele Cournan, DNP RN CRRN ANP-BC
Quality/Risk Manager
Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital
Schenectady, NY

LeCroy PRN
Tiffany LeCroy, MSN RN FNP-C ACNS-BC CRRN
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Shepherd Center
Atlanta, GA

Vaughn PRN
Stephanie Vaughn, PhD RN CRRN
Association Professor
California State University
Fullerton, CA
Clinical Nurse Specialist/Stroke Program
Tustin Rehabilitation Hospital
Tustin, CA

Learning Objectives

Upon completion you will be able to:

  • incorporate rehabilitation principles as an integral part of your nursing practice
  • describe the major pathophysiological and sociological states associated with prolonged illness and disability
  • describe the importance of the interdisciplinary team in today‚Äôs healthcare environment
  • identify effective evidence-based nursing interventions that meet individual needs and promote positive client outcomes
  • describe rehabilitation and nursing management of common long-term health alterations
  • examine strategies for care and education of patients and families in various settings.

Contents of Course

Module 1

Introduction to Rehabilitation
Functional Assessment
Neuroanatomy
Safety and Quality
Bowel and Bladder
Swallowing

Module 2

Neuropsychological Function
Sensory and Perceptual Patterns
Skin Integrity
Sexuality
Communication
Rehabilitation for the Patient with Cancer
Cardiac Rehabilitation

Module 3

Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Spinal Cord Injury
Musculoskeletal Disorders
Stroke
Traumatic Brain Injury
Neurological Diseases

Module 4

Rehabilitation Across the Continuum of Care
Patient and Family Education
Coping Skills for Adjusting/Adapting to Disability
Rehabilitation and the Community: Barriers and Resources
Rehabilitation and the Family
Rehabilitation in Older Adults
Rehabilitation in Children
Current Regulatory Environment

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