presented by Sarah Brown
Financial: Sarah Brown receives compensation from MedBridge for this course. There is no financial interest beyond the production of this course.
Non-Financial: Sarah Brown has no competing non-financial interests or relationships with regard to the content presented in this course.
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Sarah Brown, RN, LNHA, BS
Sarah Brown has more than 16 years of experience in health care, providing direct patient care, leadership, education, and consultation in a variety of health care roles in long-term care, transitional care, clinic settings, large health systems, and partnerships. Sarah is the executive director of Empira, a collaborative of four long-term care providers, namely: Presbyterian…Read full bio
1. Understanding Sleep Disturbance
This chapter will review the top ten sleep disturbances for residents in nursing homes and the impact it has on overall well-being. The disturbances inhibit active engagement during the day and restful restorative sleep at night.
2. Making the Difference: Daytime Best Practices
Restorative sleep is not only about what happens when we go to bed at night. Daytime activity and routines play a role in how a person will sleep at night. This chapter will provide information on strategies to promote active engagement during the day to fully exhaust the human body and prepare it for deeper, more restorative sleep each night.
3. Making the Difference: Nighttime Best Practices
This chapter will explore opportunities to improve nighttime sleep for residents in nursing homes. It will consider sleep hygiene practices and habits that are necessary to support restorative sleep each night.