Molly Rejent – Pediatric Treatment in Acute Care: From Early Mobilization to Discharge Decisions
Courses Content :
- Molly Rejent
- 6 Hours 5 Minutes
- Audio and Video
- Nov 12, 2019
EMERGING TOPICS WITHIN PEDIATRIC ACUTE CARE
How treatment is impacted by not treating pediatric patients as “little adults”
- Examine the similarities and differences of ICUs
- What diagnoses you might encounter
- What age range will you see?
- Treatment decisions that might negatively affect the outcome of your patient depending on your approach
WHAT’S YOUR ROLE?
Define who does what in the PICU & Acute Care
- Delineation of roles – who makes what decisions?
- Navigate acute care culture successfully – how it is unique and how it can vary from hospital to hospital
- How to build a solid team
IMPROVE YOUR CARE IN CRITICAL SITUATIONS
Effective techniques you can use immediately when facing:
- Lines and equipment
- Figuring out their purpose
- What can cause grave danger if dislodged or pulled
- How to work around it
- What do you need to watch out for?
- What you might find
- How does it affect treatment?
- Social situations and caregiver engagement
- How it can affect your care toward the patient
- Tips on improving trust and assurance
- Case Studies
DESIGN ROBUST YET FLUID TREATMENT PLANS FOR ANY PATIENT
Treatment frequency and goals
- How to determine intervention per level of acuity
- When to change your treatment plan
- Navigate when therapeutic roles overlap – determine who does what
- How do you know when to adjust your treatment for the changing levels of acuity?
- Trying not to “overthink” the patient
- Case Studies
ETHICAL TREATMENT SCENARIOS
Comprehensive strategies to navigate patient and caregivers
- Ethical concerns with caregivers and patient level of acuity
- Responding to concerns and reality of the caregiver
- Overcome compassion fatigue – knowing when to take a break
- Case Studies
INTERACTIVE CASE STUDY
Putting it all together
- Evaluation and treatment strategies for real-life scenarios and patients
- Taking a patient from chart review to assessment and treatment planning
Molly Rejent, MOT, OTR/L Related seminars and products: 1
Molly Rejent, MOT, OTR/L, is a pediatric specialist who has provided pediatric occupational therapy for over 18 years. Experienced in a broad range of pediatric settings including school-based, home health/early intervention, outpatient, acute care and inpatient rehabilitation, Molly combines her passion for working with the whole child and her expertise in creative and individualized treatment of most medically complex cases.
Molly resides in St. Louis, MO and is a senior member of the rehabilitation services team at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital. There she manages a full acute care caseload with medical teams in critical care, neurosurgery/neurology, cardiothoracic surgery/cardiology, and general pediatrics, while also balancing three hand-specialty outpatient clinics per week.
She is a member of the clinical team who launched an innovative pediatric cardiac rehab program, as well as a former adjunct professor in the program in occupational therapy at St. Louis University. Molly received a BA in psychology and a Master of occupational therapy from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association.
Financial: Molly Rejent has an employment relationship with SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Molly Rejent is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association