This inservice contains basic information about the musculoskeletal system, especially the joints. Includes a discussion of the causes of joint stiffness and other problems as well as how important it is for joints to remain flexible. Describes basic range of motion exercises. Gives tips for both passive and active range of motion!
Define range of motion.
Describe the parts of the musculoskeletal system and how they work together.
Differentiate between rehabilitative and preventative range of motion exercises and discuss the benefits of each.
Describe the general guidelines for performing and/or assisting with range of motion exercises.
Demonstrate proper technique in performing range of motion exercises in your daily work with clients.
Course Length: 1 hour(s)
Audience: Home Health Aide; Hospice Aide; Nurse Assistant - CNA; Personal Care Aide
CE Credit: 1 hour(s)
CE Approval Statement: In the Know is an approved provider of online CNA continuing education in 49 states. (Exception: The state of Delaware provides free continuing education to all Delaware CNAs.)
Disclosures: The authors, planners and reviewers of this educational activity declare no conflicts of interest with this activity. There are no commercial interests or sponsorships related to this educational activity.