This program can help you and your institution meet the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, (CMS) new rules and stricter standards on the use of restraints. These guidelines are designed to address concerns about the improper use of restraints and seclusion, and to help guard the right of patients to freedom of movement. The program will discuss finding alternatives to restraints in any medical facility, and the safe use of restraints and seclusion when no alternatives have proven effective.
To complete this course, you must do the following:
The material is organized around the following categories:
The purpose of this program is to provide nurses with a review of the latest guidelines on the proper use of restraints and seclusion, as well as essential guidance on finding alternatives to restraints. The program also offers guidance on the safe application, use and monitoring of restraints when alternatives have proven ineffective.
After completing this course, the learner should be able to:
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