Restraint Reduction Training Program

June 29, 2017 | Healthcare Risk, Quality, & Safety Guidance

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The use of restraints has the power to humiliate, terrify, injure, or even kill an individual. To reduce the risk of psychological and physical injury posed by restraints, and to comply with Joint Commission standards and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regulations, facilities must ensure that restraints are used only when necessary and in an appropriate and safe manner; that restrained patients are closely monitored; and that restraints are removed as soon as possible.

Healthcare Risk Control(HRC) has developed this training program to educate healthcare workers on the risks associated with restraint use, the...

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