-Describe the impact of immobility on ADLS, falls, pressure ulcers, diabetes, the upper respiratory tract, sleep and overall health of the elderly.
-Identify exercise programs and restorative nursing interventions that help your residents maintain or improve their mobility, strength, and balance.
-Demonstrate how to document a mobility enhancement and restorative nursing program to meet Medicare/MDS requirements.
-This presentation is directed to the LTC setting. Information can be utilized across health care settings.
Speaker: Jeri Ann Lundgren, RN, BSN, PHN, CWS, CWCN, CRRN
Jeri has been working in long term care since 1990, specializing in wound care nationally since 1994. She is board certified as a CWS (Certified Wound Specialist) by the American Board of Wound Management and a CWCN (Certified Wound Care Nurse) by the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Society. Her extensive background in wound management in long term care nationally includes: survey management, litigation support, wound care consultation, program development, and clinical expert for several state quality improvement organizations and departments of health. Her background also includes 4 years as a director of nurses in a long term care facility. Currently, Ms. Lundgren is the president of Senior Providers Resource.
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