Kim Farmer, BSN, RN, CRRN

Rehabilitation Certification shows a competence and commitment to the specialty of rehabilitation nursing. The American Association of Certification in Nursing (AACN) offers a certification in rehabilitation once the criteria to sit for the exam has been met and an application is forwarded to them. The course will provide the nurse the ability to understand the information needed to prepare for the certification exam.

At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:
1. Discuss Rehabilitation Nursing Models and theories, Functional Health patterns across the lifespan, Identify the function of the rehabilitation team and community re-entry
2. Identify the legislation and economic issues regarding Rehabilitation Nursing
3. Discuss the ethical and legal issues involved in Rehabilitation nursing
4. Recognize the importance of family involvement in Rehabilitation nursing
5. Identify nutritional and metabolic issues associated with rehabilitation nursing
6. Identify issues associated with elimination issues during rehabilitation nursing,
7. Identify the optimal sleep patterns and activity associated with rehabilitation nursing
8. Identify cognitive and perceptual patterns associated with rehabilitation nursing
9. Discuss self-perception and self-concept associated with rehabilitation nursing

10. Discuss individual and relationship patterns associated with rehabilitation nursing
11. Discuss sexuality and reproductive function associated with rehabilitation nursing
12. Identify coping and stress management associated with rehabilitation nursing
13. Identify communication strategies associated with rehabilitation nursing
14. Discuss strategies to maintain the highest level of independence and optimal health during rehabilitation and in the community
15. Discuss how to integrate legislation and regulations regarding Rehabilitation
16. Identify ways to deliver cost effective care regarding Rehabilitation
17. Identify ethical and legal considerations regarding rehabilitation nursing
18. Discuss ways to support cultural and spiritual systems to achieve holistic wellness.
19. Identify test taking tips for success

The information presented in this course is clinically relevant for Registered Nurses (RN).

This course has been approved for 14 hours (1.4 CEUs) by the following boards:
• Florida Board of Nursing

If you are a Brooks Clinician and want to pay by cost center, please fill out this registration form and return the check and form to the Brooks IHL.