How to Try This: Avoiding Restraints in Patients with Dementia
Sources: AJN, American Journal of Nursing
Passing Score: 11/15 (73%)
Published: March 2008
ANCC 2.5 CH
Purpose of Activity:To present registered professional nurses with strategies for reducing the use of restraints in older adults who have dementia.
Learning Objectives:After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:
outline the background information helpful for understanding the problems of restraint use and the issues involved in its reduction.
plan the appropriate interventions for patients with dementia who are at risk for falls or interruption of crucial therapies.