REHB016 - Implications of Immobility


This course reviews the effects of immobility on the human body.

This course reviews the effects of immobility on the human body.

Learning objectives:

  1. Identify the deleterious effects of immobility on all body systems; 
  2. Describe the benefits of continuous lateral rotational therapy (CLRT) across the care continuum;
  3. Discuss recent clinical research on the effects of CLRT in the treatment of pulmonary disease; 
  4. Identify indicators for discontinuation of CLRT; 
  5. Discuss case management/nursing considerations across the care continuum for patients on CLRT; 
  6. Discuss cost benefit ratio of CLRT in certain disease states.

To successfully complete this course, you must attain a minimum score of 80% on the final exam and complete the course training survey.

Continuing education: 1.0 contact hour by the Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC); 1.0 Scientific (S) Category I PCEs by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics (ABC) will be granted to those certified in the disciplines of: Orthotics, Orthotic Assistants, Orthotic Technicians, Orthotic Fitters, Prosthetics, Prosthetic Assistants, Prosthetic Technicians, Mastectomy Fitters, Pedorthists, Therapeutic Shoe Fitters; 1.0 Category I CPE credit by the Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC); VGM Education is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program. RESNA and NRRTS will accept the credit on any course that is AT-related. For questions concerning if a specific course is approved, please contact RESNA and NRTTS directly.


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