Foundations Module 2.5: Functional Assessment

This course includes one recorded video. 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 guide you through the key components of the Rehabilitation Nursing Functional Assessment. It will help you understand the complexities of functional limitations of impaired individuals and how to reliably measure an individual's ability to perform ADL’s systematically. 

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Learning Objectives

  • Describe the purpose of functional assessment 
  • Examine instruments used to measure functional ability 
  • Discuss programmatic uses for functional assessment measures
Summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 CNE
    ANCC The Association of Rehabilitation Nurses is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Publication date: 
03/15/2021
Purchase deadline: 
07/02/2024
Member cost:
$18.00
Non-member cost:
$27.00
Cost:
$27.00
Rating: 
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Michele C Cournan, ANP-BC, DNP, FNP, RN, CRRN
Dr. Michele Cournan’s rehabilitation nursing career spans over twenty-five years. Currently she is the Quality/Risk Manager and an Adult Nurse Practitioner at Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital. She is also on the faculty at Excelsior College and Walden University and is a legal nurse consultant.

Dr. Cournan has been a member of ARN for twenty-five years serving in Chapter leadership roles (Western NY and NENY Chapters) and on the national ARN Board. She is currently the president of ARN. She has taught the PRN course, is a reviewer for RNJ, chaired the Health Policy, and has presented at various ARN events. She is also an ARN President's Award winner. Dr. Cournan has published on bladder management, sexuality, and falls prevention and in multiple editions of The Specialty Practice of Rehabilitation Nursing: A Core Curriculum.

Presence or absence of conflicts of interest for all individuals in a position to control content: No conflict of interest exists for any individual in a position to control the content of this educational activity.

Notice of requirements to receive contact hours:

0.75 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.

Available Credit

  • 0.75 CNE
    ANCC The Association of Rehabilitation Nurses is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Price

Member cost:
$18.00
Non-member cost:
$27.00
Cost:
$27.00
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