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Acute Care & ICU Rehab: Mobilization and Managing Basic Challenges

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Objectives

  1. State the critical elements of analysis and assessment in mobilizing medically fragile patients.
  2. Develop an appropriate plan of care for patients who present with a critically ill cardiac, neurological, or respiratory diagnosis.
  3. Distinguish the characteristics, similarities of, and differences between, medically fragile and general acute care patients and methods to implement successful therapeutic interventions with each.
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of the outcome tools available for assessment of the acute or critically ill patient.
  5. Evaluate strategies for addressing the behaviorally challenging patient and successful methods for patient engagement.
  6. Identify methods to effectively document progression throughout the acute care spectrum.

Outline

 

PHYSIOLOGICAL CHANGES IN ACUTE CARE

ENSURING SAFE AND SUCCESSFUL TRANSFERS AND MOBILITY FOR ANY PATIENT ICU/IMC SPECIFIC MANAGEMENT ADVANCED TREATMENT INTERVENTIONS FOR IMPROVED OUTCOMES INTERVENTIONS FOR PATIENTS WITH COGNITIVE/PSYCHIATRIC DIAGNOSES OUTCOME EXPECTATIONS AND GOAL CONSIDERATIONS CREATING AN EFFECTIVE AND SUCCESSFUL DISCHARGE PLAN CARING FOR THE CAREGIVER BILLING AND DOCUMENTATION ACHIEVING PRODUCTIVITY

Copyright : 03/14/2019

Rehab Strategies for Patients with Tracheostomies & Ventilators

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Objectives

  1. Describe steps to assess both vent and nonevent dependent patients for speaking valve utilization
  2. Identify contraindications for use and safety measures for successful placement of a speaking valve during acute and long-term rehabilitation
  3. Recognize at least three unique aspiration risks for the tracheotomized patient and three ways in which a speaking valve positively impacts swallowing physiology
  4. Explain three mechanical vent settings for which a speaking valve can be safely used in the tracheotomized patient

Outline

When Should You Use a Speaking Valve?

Successful Placement of a Speaking Valve during Acute & Long-term Rehabilitation Unique Risks & Solutions Safe Use of Mechanical Vents with Speaking Valves

Copyright : 07/27/2018