Providing Evidence-Based Care: Avoiding the Use of Restraints

The use of restraints in the healthcare setting can severely harm the patient, as well as undermine the trust that is essential in a patient / caregiver relationship. Both CMS and The Joint Commission stress that the use of restraints is a last resort and that alternatives to restraints must be explored and implemented. This program highlights evidence-based strategies for alternatives to restraints.

Program Highlights

  • What is and what is not considered a restraint
  • Triggers that lead to problematic behavior
  • How to assess and evaluate the patient's behavior
  • De-escalation techniques and how to apply them
  • Appropriate monitoring and assessment
  • Practical alternative interventions
  • Documentation requirements for CMS and The Joint Commission
To educate healthcare professionals on the very latest information available regarding evidence-based alternatives to the use of restraints
Price: $295.00 USD

Product ID: ENV016
Media: DVD
Year: 2010
Duration: 20:00 minutes
Language: English
Tags: Safety,
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