This 80 minute eCPD tutorial will look at the various nursing techniques which encompass recumbent patient care including, respiratory considerations, nutritional support, bladder management, physiotherapy and massage techniques. Caring for recumbent patients can be a challenging and a time-consuming job, despite this it can be hugely rewarding.
Excellent nursing care is a vital factor in the recovery of these patients. Delegates will learn how to prioritise the treatment of these patients and how to prevent complications associated with recumbency such as pneumonia, decubital ulcers and atelectasis.
Louise O'Dwyer MBA, BSc (Hons), VTS (ECC), VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia), DipAVN (Surgical), DipAVN (Medical), RVN
This tutorial is worth 1 hour 20 minutes CPD.
Course notes written by Louise O'Dwyer are included with this tutorial.