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Behavior Management Techniques: Strategies for Patient Care

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Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.

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This comprehensive course covers the foundations and practical applications of behavior management in healthcare. Starting with understanding the basis of behavior, the course progresses to proactive, responsive, and reinforcement techniques within the positive behavior support (PBS) framework. It explores various case scenarios, allowing learners to apply the PBS principles to real-world situations involving challenging patient behaviors. The course also emphasizes the importance of self-care for healthcare professionals, ensuring they can effectively and empathetically care for others.

Course Objectives
1. Understand the foundations of patient behavior
2. Develop skills in proactive, reinforcement, and responsive techniques for effective behavior management
3. Apply behavior management techniques in diverse case scenarios
4. Emphasize the importance of self-care for healthcare professionals confronted with challenging patient behaviors and introduce strategies to maintain personal well-being

This course provides education on behavior management that is applicable across settings. It was designed in alignment with the organizational training requirements on behavior management techniques as specified for home care agencies and nursing care facilities in Colorado in the following regulations:

Estimated Runtime: 16 minutes
Last Updated: August 2, 2023
Publication Year: 2023

Reviewed and approved by
Nancy Allen, BSN, RNC, CMC

NOTE: This course is not a substitute for legal advice for any individual provider or situation. Always consult your company's legal or compliance personnel with any questions or concerns related to this subject matter.

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