Patient Restraint Issues
- : Online
Presenter Dr Pam Savage, Nurse Education Specialist - The Nursing CPD Institute
Pam has an extensive background in clinical nursing, education, and remote area Nursing both in Australia and overseas.
As a Lawyer and Clinician this background is brought to her role as adjunct Lecturer to undergraduate and post graduate students as well as Aboriginal Health Workers.
Pam is a Barrister at Bar (NSW) and a published author and her book “Law for Student Nurses: applied principles” is now in its third edition.Course Content
Restrictive practices involve the use of interventions that have the effect of limiting the rights or freedom of movement of a person.
Decisions about the type and use of restraint are often made in hurried and pressured circumstances. There has been concern that restraints are used in some instances as a means of coercion, discipline, convenience or retaliation by staff.
Understanding the principles and guidelines governing the use of restraint is essential. That will be the focus of this webinar.Learning Outcomes
In this session you will:
- Gain an understanding of the principles and guidelines governing the use of restraint
- Explore community concerns regarding restraint
- Review how the decision to use restraint is made
- Revise the responsibilities of the Nurse when restraint is used