Foundations Module 2.4 Rehabilitation in the Community: Barriers and Resources
This course includes two recorded videos. You will need to review all of this course content, then receive a 70% or higher passing grade on a quiz, and lastly complete an evaluation to receive your certificate and complete this course. You will have access to this course for 1 year, starting on the purchase date.
This program will walk you through the community barriers (attitudinal, societal, and environmental) that exist for rehabilitation patients, along with resources you can use to effectively manage these barriers.
- Identify and discuss types of barriers to community reintegration
- Identify and discuss various accessibility requirements
- Discuss important accessibility legislation
- Identify resources for resolving accessibility problems
Maria Radwanski MSN RN CRRN earned an MSN in Rehabilitation Nursing from Thomas Jefferson University. She worked as an inpatient and outpatient Rehabilitation Clinical Nurse Specialist throughout the first half of her career. The second half of her career has been spent in home health.
Maria is the owner of Health Calls Home Health Agency in Wyomissing PA and focuses her agency in chronic disease management and rehabilitation. Maria enjoys volunteering for local women’s health and professional development causes and has been actively engaged as a volunteer with ARN on a local, regional and national level throughout her career. Maria currently serves on the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses Board of Directors as Secretary-Treasurer.
Christine M. MacDonell, FACRM the Managing Director at the Medical Rehabilitation and International Aging Services/Medical Rehabilitation
Chris began her varied career in the health care industry as an occupational therapist after graduating from the University of Southern California. While still in California, she became an administrator of a full continuum of care. Chris came to CARF in 1991. She has served as the Managing Director of Medical Rehabilitation and Aging Services during her time with CARF.
Chris is a Fellow of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine. Chris is the 2019 recipient of the American Medical Rehabilitation Provider Association’s National Leadership Award and the 2019 Stanley Coulter Lecturer at ACRM. Chris has represented CARF International at international, national, regional and local meetings to promote and interpret standards and the use of accreditation as a quality business and clinical strategy throughout the continuum of care. She is part of the medical rehabilitation team responsible for the training of CARF surveyors and also the development and revision of CARF standards.
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Notice of requirements to receive contact hours:
2.25 Nursing Contact Hours will be awarded for individuals who participate in the full activity and complete the post-evaluation for the activity. The ability to view or accept credit for this product expires on 7/2/2024.
The Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
- 2.25 CNEANCC The Association of Rehabilitation Nurses is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
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