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Restraint and Seclusion

Learning Objectives

  • Define the terms restraint and seclusion
  • Identify legal requirements, patient’s rights, and ethical considerations for the use of restraints and seclusion
  • Identify alternatives to using restraints and seclusion
  • Describe protocols and procedures for safely using restraints, including patient rights, orders, monitoring, and documentation

Available in English

25 minutes

Course Outline
  • Introduction
  • What is Restraint
  • Legal Requirements and Ethical Considerations
  • Alternatives to Using Restraints
  • Protocols for Using Restraints and Seclusion
  • Acute Medical and Surgical Care Restraint Standards
  • Behavioral Healthcare Restraint and Seclusion Standards
  • 42 CFR 482.13 (e) and (f)