Nursing

Identifying competent restraint trainers

Briefings on Evidence-Based Staff Development (formerly The Staff Educator), September 1, 2009

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One of the Joint Commission issues that triggers the most questions is the use of restraints. Joint Commission standards require that restraints or seclusion be initiated only when clinically justified or when needed to protect the patient, staff members, or others with whom the patient has contact. This involves training staff members, but how should educators identify competent restraint trainers?

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