Purpose of the Course
The purpose of the course is to provide education and awareness to the issue of elopement in nursing home facility. As healthcare providers we strive to keep patients safe and secure and elopement is a problem that is one the rise and prevention in the key to tackling the problem.
- To have understanding of what elopement is and what risk it poses
- To identify elopement prevention strategies
- To have knowledge of assessment findings that would identify a patient at risk for elopement
- To describe what factors attribute to elopement being a negligence risk for a skilled nursing facility