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Michelle Camicia, PhD, MSN, RN, CRRN, CCM, NEA-BC, FAHA

Michelle  Camicia Instructor Bio:
Michelle Camicia, PhD, MSN, CRRN, CCM, NEA-BC, FAHA, is the Director of Operations for Kaiser Foundation Rehabilitation Center at the Vallejo Medical Center. She is responsible for day-to-day operations of the Center as well as outreach, quality, and regulatory oversight. Michelle is a past president of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses. She has participated in numerous national and international advisory panels and committees related to professional nursing practice, rehabilitation, and health care reform and has published 13 peer-reviewed publications. Michelle currently serves on the National Institutes for Health National Advisory Board for Medical Rehabilitation Research, the National Quality Forum Neurology Standing Committee, and the Editorial Board of Rehabilitation Nursing and is chair-elect of the American Heart/Stroke Association International Stroke Conference State-of-the-Science Symposium. Michelle recently finished her doctorate in nursing and health care leadership program at The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at the University of California, Davis. She is studying the predictive validity of the Preparedness Assessment for the Transition Home after Stroke (PATH-s), a novel instrument she developed with a colleague to assess stroke caregivers' commitment and capacity for the caregiving role.

Michelle Camicia's Continuing Education Courses

Rehabilitation Nursing for Patients with Communication Disorders

Rehabilitation Nursing for Patients with Communication Disorders

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

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Rehabilitation Nursing for CVA and Stroke

Rehabilitation Nursing for CVA and Stroke

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

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Rehabilitation Nursing and the Legislative Framework

Rehabilitation Nursing and the Legislative Framework

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

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Overview of Care Transitions for Rehabilitation Nurses

Overview of Care Transitions for Rehabilitation Nurses

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

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The Environment of Care and Service Delivery in Rehabilitation

The Environment of Care and Service Delivery in Rehabilitation

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

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Nursing’s Role in Care Transitions from Acute Care to Post-Acute Care

Nursing’s Role in Care Transitions from Acute Care to Post-Acute Care

This course gives students an overview of the nurse’s role in facilitating care transitions for stroke survivors from acute care to post-acute care to optimize outcomes for the patient and family. Specific risk factors associated with… Read Morearrow_right

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Post-Stroke Resources and Community Reintegration

Post-Stroke Resources and Community Reintegration

Transitioning home and adapting to life after stroke is often difficult for stroke survivors and their family caregivers. Successful recovery and community reintegration is dependent on stroke survivors and their family members being able… Read Morearrow_right

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Stroke Care From Onset Through Post-Acute Care

Stroke Care From Onset Through Post-Acute Care

This course gives students an overview of emergent, acute, and post-acute management of stroke (also known as cerebrovascular accident or CVA) and the nurse’s role in management of patients who have survived a stroke. The epidemiology… Read Morearrow_right

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The Role of the Nurse in Care of Persons With Mild Stroke

The Role of the Nurse in Care of Persons With Mild Stroke

This course gives learners an overview of mild stroke and the nurse’s role in caring for this patient population. Specific deficits that are common to mild stroke are presented. Participants will learn about risk factors of stroke and… Read Morearrow_right

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Overview of Regulations for Post-Acute Rehabilitation Settings

Overview of Regulations for Post-Acute Rehabilitation Settings

Video Runtime: 52 Minutes


This course gives students an overview of post-acute care (inpatient rehabilitation, skilled nursing, home health agency) regulations in the U.S. and how they impact care delivery.… Read Morearrow_right

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Introduction to Rehabilitation Nursing

Introduction to Rehabilitation Nursing

Video Runtime: 60 Minutes


This course gives students an overview of disability and rehabilitation. The roles and responsibilities of the rehabilitation nurse and core competencies of this specialty are… Read Morearrow_right

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Functional Scales and Tools for Rehabilitation

Functional Scales and Tools for Rehabilitation

Video Runtime: 49 Minutes


This course gives students an overview of functional scales and measurement tools used in rehabilitation settings. Specific scales and tools are presented. Participants will… Read Morearrow_right

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Cultural Sensitivity in the Health Care Workplace

Cultural Sensitivity in the Health Care Workplace

Video Runtime: 56 Minutes


This course gives students an overview of different cultures and their impact on the rehabilitation of patients and families. A brief review of selected cultures is included.… Read Morearrow_right

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Delivering Patient, Resident, and Caregiver Education in Health Care

Delivering Patient, Resident, and Caregiver Education in Health Care

Video Runtime: 48 Minutes


This course gives students an overview of patient/resident and caregiver education and how to use teaching strategies to enhance learning. Specific strategies are presented.… Read Morearrow_right

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