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Management of Sleep and Rest in Rehabilitation Nursing

presented by Stephanie Burnett, DNP, RN, ACNS-BC, CRRN

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This course is part of our CRRN(R) Prep-Program. Learn more about the full prep-program here: MedBridge CRRN(R) Prep-Program.

Sleep and rest is essential to promote healing, recovery, and rejuvenation. In rehabilitation, rejuvenation and energy conservation strategies are especially necessary to promote the client's participation in the rehabilitation program for maximum physical and cognitive restoration.

CRRN(R) is a registered trademark of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses.

Meet Your Instructor

Stephanie Burnett, DNP, RN, ACNS-BC, CRRN

Dr. Stephanie Davis Burnett is an advanced practice nurse with more than 35 years of experience in the field of rehabilitation nursing. She is considered an expert in the areas of rehabilitation, leadership, and staff education. Her certifications include being a board-certified clinical nurse specialist (ACNS-BC) and a certified rehabilitation registered nurse (CRRN). She holds…

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1. Overview of Sleep

Adequate sleep and rest patterns are essential for healing and recovery. Disabled patients frequently have complex multifocal involvement, such as pain, polypharmacy, cognitive and physical impairment, comorbidities, recent and long-term hospitalization that impact these patterns.

2. Nursing Implications to Promote Sleep and Rest

The overall goal for the rehabilitation patient related to sleep and rest disturbance is to establish, reestablish, or maintain an effective sleep and rest pattern to have the energy to function at their maximum level. Strategies to promote sleep and rest will be discussed in this chapter.

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