Seclusion and Restraint: Keys to Assessing and Mitigating Risks
Following the guidelines of the updated and revised APNA position statement and standards of Seclusion and Restraint, this session was developed in hopes of reminding nurses of the risks associated with seclusion and restraint, and the ability for nurses to mitigate these risks and recognize the readiness for release.
Speakers: Diane Allen, MN, RN-BC, NEA-BC; Stephanie Bradley, MSN, RN-BC; Sandra Gary, BSN, RN-BC; Todd Lauster, BA, RN-BC; Gisela Catano-Mahoney, MEd, RN-BC; Justin Souther, RN-BC
Disclosures: The speakers and planners have no conflict of interests or commercial support to disclose. Off-label uses will not be discussed during this presentation.
Session Length: 60 minutes
Target Audience: RN, APRN
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Identify at least two risks of harm during seclusion and restraint.
2. Describe two interventions to mitigate risks of harm during seclusion and restraint.
3. Recognize indicators of readiness for discontinuation of seclusion and restraint.
Continuing Nursing Education
1.0 contact hour. * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to the entire session, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to earn a passing score on the post test. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. We cannot award credit unless all steps are completed.
The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Release Date: June 30, 2014
The contact hours for this session expire: December 30, 2016