Normal Range of Motion and Positioning

Normal Range of Motion and Positioning

The Normal Range of Motion and Positioning course is designed to provide caregivers with the essential knowledge and skills for maintaining proper body alignment, movement, and positioning for their clients or loved ones. This course covers the normal range of motion for major joints, the importance of proper positioning, and techniques to prevent complications such as pressure sores, contractures, and muscle atrophy. By understanding the principles of normal range of motion and positioning, caregivers can improve the comfort, mobility, and overall quality of life for the people they care for.

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Overview

Details
  • Lessons: 8
  • Number of tests: 3
  • Hours: 1.0 hours
  • Students who are studying this course: 289
What you will learn
  • Understand the importance of proper body alignment and positioning
  • Identify techniques to maintain joint mobility and prevent complications
  • Learn how to perform range of motion exercises safely and effectively
  • Recognize the signs and symptoms of improper positioning and related complications

Lessons

    • Introduction to Range of Motion and PositioningIntroduction to Range of Motion and Positioning
    • 4 mins
    • Understanding Body Alignment and PostureUnderstanding Body Alignment and Posture
    • 4 mins
    • Major Joints and Their Normal Range of MotionMajor Joints and Their Normal Range of Motion
    • 6 mins
    • Knowledge Review Knowledge Review
    • 4 mins
    • Proper Positioning in CaregivingProper Positioning in Caregiving
    • 4 mins
    • Techniques for Maintaining Joint MobilityTechniques for Maintaining Joint Mobility
    • 6 mins
    • Performing Range of Motion Exercises SafelyPerforming Range of Motion Exercises Safely
    • 5 mins
    • Knowledge Review Knowledge Review
    • 4 mins
    • Identifying and Addressing Complications Related to PositioningIdentifying and Addressing Complications Related to Positioning
    • 10 mins
    • Practical Tips for Improving Comfort and MobilityPractical Tips for Improving Comfort and Mobility
    • 2 mins
    • Exam- Normal Range of Motion and Positioning Exam- Normal Range of Motion and Positioning
    • 15 mins

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