It's Not All About Wheelchairs: Supporting Mental Health in the Rehabilitation Patient
This is an on-demand webinar that was recorded on a previous date. The webinar is about 1 hour in length. You will need to watch the webinar, receive a 60% or higher passing grade on a quiz, and then 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.
Nurses play an important role in the holistic care of the rehabilitation patient. Holistic care in the rehabilitation setting must include assessment and support for mental health.
This presentation will allow the learner the opportunity to realize the importance of mental health support in the rehabilitation setting and to consider the importance of targeted interventions. Differences in the effect of disability in patients with varied conditions will be reviewed, as well as the difference in risk factors and complicating factors. Types of mental health conditions will be addressed, and current research reviewed. The role of the rehabilitation nurse in screening, support and advocating for mental health care will be stressed.
- Learner will have been offered the opportunity to review the concept of mental health in the rehabilitation population
- The learner will have been offered the opportunity to examine the characteristics of mental health issues with varied rehabilitation diagnoses
- The learner will have been offered the opportunity to envision the role of the rehabilitation nurse in support of mental health for the rehabilitation patient
Clinical Professor, retired
University of Texas - Health, San Antonio
Dr. Cheryl Lehman is a retired Clinical Professor from the University of Texas-Health, San Antonio. She has served in many roles in ARN, including President, Chair of RNCB, Chair of RNF , Editor for the Core Curriculum, Editorial Board member for RNJ, as well as many other duties. Dr. Lehman is a contributor and consultant for MedBridge, and continues to consult with other organizations on rehabilitation nursing issues.
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Notice of requirements to receive contact hours: 1.25 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 07/01/24.
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.
- 1.25 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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