Restraint Use in Healthcare

CPDTime.
40m
Details
CPD40m of CPD
First Published
Updated25 November 2019
Expires 25 November 2021
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia

Course Overview

Under review: This module is currently being updated to reflect new changes in legislation and practice. You can still complete the module in the meantime but please note that some information is yet to be updated.

Explore the legal and ethical issues associated with the use of restraint in healthcare in this interactive Mandatory Training Module. Come away with a strong understanding of your legal responsibility when making the clinical decision to use (or not use) restraints in a number of real workplace situations.

Learning Outcomes
  • Identify various forms of restraint and seclusion.
  • Understand legal and ethical issues associated with the use of restraint.
  • Recognise the risks to a person’s wellbeing when using restraint.
Target Audience

This Mandatory Training Module is intended as an update for all staff. It is essential for staff commencing employment at any level in the healthcare sector.

Validation of Learning
  1. Read relevant policies and procedures on a regular basis.
  2. Reflect on your own practice and how you can implement what you have learned.
  3. Engage in discussion with a colleague about the content of this module.
  4. Ensure you have read your relevant professional Code of Practice.
  5. If you work in aged care, familiarise yourself with the Department of Health and Ageing’s Decision-Making Tool: Supporting a Restraint Free Environment in Residential Aged Care.

Disclosure

This material was developed by the content expert listed below. It is presented by a professional presenter.

Details
CPD40m of CPD
First Published
Updated25 November 2019
Expires
25 November 2021
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia
Learning Tools
Topics
Ethics
Aged Care
Residential Aged Care
Emergency
Patient Safety
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