Reducing Restraints Use

Reducing Restraints Use

Reducing Restraints Use is a course designed for caregivers who want to explore and implement alternative methods to ensure the safety and well-being of their patients while minimizing the use of physical restraints. In this course, participants will learn about the negative effects of restraints and the importance of adopting a person-centered approach to care. They will also be introduced to various strategies and techniques for reducing restraint use, promoting independence, and enhancing the quality of life for the individuals they support.

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  • Lessons: 5
  • Number of tests: 2
  • Hours: 1.0 hours
  • Students who are studying this course: 113
What you will learn
  • Define restraints
  • Identify restraints that are commonly used
  • Describe why restraints are used
  • Outline the potential risks of using restraints
  • Outline the legal and ethical implications of restraint use
  • Describe non-pharmacologic interventions that can be used instead of restraints
  • Describe how to create a care plan and communicate effective behavior strategies to the health care team


    • What are Restraints?What are Restraints?
    • 9 mins
    • Why Do We Use Restraints?Why Do We Use Restraints?
    • 8 mins
    • Risks and Hazards of RestraintsRisks and Hazards of Restraints
    • 7 mins
    • Knowledge Review Knowledge Review
    • 4 mins
    • Legality and Ethics of Restraint UseLegality and Ethics of Restraint Use
    • 3 mins
    • Nonpharmacologic InterventionsNonpharmacologic Interventions
    • 14 mins
    • Exam- Reducing Restraints Use Exam- Reducing Restraints Use
    • 15 mins

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