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Principles of rehabilitation nursing

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Principles of rehabilitation nursing

About the CPD short course

This short course is conducted over one day and is equivalent to 7 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours. Please note that this program is subject to change.

Who should attend?

This short course is designed for registered and enrolled nurses who are working with clients requiring rehabilitation.

Dates and locations

23 March 2017 - Bega NSW

South East Regional Hospital
Adult Group Therapy Room Level 1
4 Virginia Drive
BEGA, NSW 2550 Australia

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Fees

 RNEN
Member$187.50$153.50
Non-member$219.50$186.00

Key Learning Outcomes

On completion participants will be better able to:

  • Define rehabilitation nursing, including the role and responsibility of the rehabilitation nurse within the multidisciplinary team
  • Explain the role of goal setting in rehabilitation
  • Describe in brief the nursing assessment and management of pain and continence
  • Discuss sexuality in rehabilitation
  • Demonstrate teaching skills relevant to rehabilitation.
  • List the discharge planning considerations to support the rehabilitation of the amputee, orthopaedic, brain-injured or stroke patient, patients with spinal injury

Presenters

Face to face
Sandra Lever
Clinical Nurse Consultant (Rehabilitation)

Webinar
Sandra Tutt 
Clinical Nurse Consultant  (Pain)

9:00am

Introduction to rehabilitation nursing

  • aims of rehabilitation
  • process of rehabilitation
  • relationship between nursing and rehabilitation
  • promoting independence
  • Standards for practice
  • Multidisciplinary team approach (types of teams/team building)
10:30amMorning tea
10:45am

The role of goal setting in rehabilitation

  • Benefits of goal setting- enablement approach
  • Factors that influence patient engagement
  • Care planning – Team approach
  • Principles of discharge planning
  • Documentation
  • case study/group work
12:15pm

Lunch

12:45pm

Sexuality and the rehabilitation process

1:15pm

Discharge planning considerations for a client who has had a stroke

2:45pm

Continence management – a rehabilitative perspective

3:15pm

Webinar

Pain assessment and management in the rehabilitation setting

  • pain classification
  • types of pain
  • pain assessment tools
  • non-pharmacological strategies
4:45pmEvaluation and finish

 Documentation

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