12 terms

CRRN exam review-Rehab Nursing

Development of Rehab as specialty; WHO classifications; Rehab nursing scope and standards
Rehabillitation is
A philosophy
An attitude
An approach
Rehabilitation Act of 1973
prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in programs conducted by Federal agencies, in programs receiving Federal financial assistance, in Federal employment, and in the employment practices of Federal contractors.
Education for all Handicapped Children Act 1975
required public schools accepting federal funds to provide equal access to education for children with physical and mental disabilities
Americans With Disabilities Act 1990
signed into law under President George H W Bush. It applies to all private and state-run businesses, employment agencies to make sure that no person with a disability is turned down for a job or promotion, or refused entry to a public-access area.
Rehabilitation definition
"the diagnosis and treatment of human responses of individuals and groups to actual or potential health problems relative toaltered funtional ability and lifestyle." (ARN, 2000, pg4)
W.H.O. Classification
International classification of
restriction of the ability to perform and activity in the manor considered to be normal. (personal level)
a disadvantage resulting from impairment or disability that limits or prevents the person from filling a role that would be normal for them. (societal level)
loss or abnormality of psychological, physiological or anatomical structure or function
Holistic Approach
involving mind, body and spirit
Rehab Nursing standards of Care
1. Collection of comprehensive data pertinent to pt.'s health
2. Diagnosis
3. Outcomes Identification
4. Planning
5. Implementation
6. Evaluation of pt. progress
Standards of professional performance
1. Evaluation of quality of care
2. performance appraisal/ internal evaluation as related to standards and regulations
3. Education, maintaining current knowledge and competency
4. Collegiality
5. Ethics and Advocacy
6. Collaboration with patient, family,& other healthcare providers in providing care
7. Research
8. Resource Utilization
9. Leadership