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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. Role Relationships and Role Alterations
Individuals occupy many roles and relationships that influence their psychosocial health. Positive role adjustment and relationships have a favorable influence on the overall wellness and recovery of the disabled and chronically impaired population.
2. Cognitive and Psychosocial Disorders Influencing Psychosocial Health
Psychosocial disorders are mental health states caused or influenced by life experiences. The multifaceted nature and diversity of rehabilitation patients puts them at risk for psychosocial disorders. Knowledge of relevant psychosocial disorders influencing the health and wellness of the rehabilitation patient is important for the rehabilitation nurse in providing quality care.
3. Application of Theory and Research to Psychosocial Health Patterns
Relevant theory and research application to psychosocial health is essential when engaging in evidence-based nursing practice. Review of the evidence identifies the best clinical expertise and interventions.
4. Nursing Interventions to Promote Psychosocial Wellness
Chronic illness and disability impairment effects not only the physical, but the psychosocial well-being of the individual. The holistic nature of rehabilitation patient care requires interventions that address psychosocial causation and sequelae effecting the disabled. Rehabilitation nurses must employ strategies to identify wellness goals and promote effective interactions among patients and caregivers.