presented by Stephanie Burnett
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Stephanie Burnett, DNP, RN, ACNS-BC, CRRN
Dr. Stephanie Davis Burnett is an advanced practice nurse with more than 35 years of experience in the field of rehabilitation nursing. She is considered an expert in the areas of rehabilitation, leadership, and staff education. Her certifications include being a board-certified clinical nurse specialist (ACNS-BC) and a certified rehabilitation registered nurse (CRRN). She holds…Read full bio
1. Anatomy and Physiology of Common Musculoskeletal, Respiratory, Cardiovascular, and Neurological Rehabilitation Deficits
Understanding the basic anatomy and physiology related to musculoskeletal, respiratory, cardiovascular, and neurological function helps the rehabilitation nurse to anticipate and interpret the complications commonly seen in the rehabilitation patient population.
2. Assessment Tools and Strategies to Address Deficits in Mobility and Self-Care/Activities of Daily Living
Immobility resulting from disease states, neurological conditions, or injury can result in functional deficits and diminished ability to perform self-care and activities of daily living. Utilizing objective tools to identify deficits is necessary for successful team goal setting and program evaluation; and, to develop evidence-based strategies to address patient needs
3. Review Nursing Goals Setting and Interventions to Enhance the Musculoskeletal, Respiratory, Cardiovascular, and Neurological Function in Rehabilitation Patients
Individuals with disability and chronic illness require realistic goal setting and appropriate nursing interventions to achieve maximal independence. The primary role of the rehabilitation nurse is to intervene to promote the individual’s response to health problems related to altered functional ability.