Elopement, Restraint/Seclusion, and Security. What We All Need to Know to Minimize Risk and Liabilities

Elopement Restraint

In our July webinar, behavioral health expert Monica Cooke examines common situations that arise in behavioral healthcare settings and offers solutions to help mitigate those risks.


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Overview

LHA Trust Funds consultants often receive questions related to elopements, restraints, seclusion, and the role of security within a healthcare organization. Many of these questions are situational and the answers can get complicated fast.

Behavioral healthcare expert Monica Cooke examines some of these situations and offers ideas to reduce the associated risks in a healthcare setting.


Webinar Objectives

At the end of the webinar, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the risks related to elopement, restraint, and seclusion.
  • Discuss the definitions and guidelines around the use of restraints and seclusion.
  • Describe strategies that can work to mitigate the risks of elopement, restraint, and seclusion while minimizing liability loss.

Agenda

10:00 a.m. – 10:05 a.m. Speaker introduction, objectives, disclosures

10:05 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Discussion of risks related to elopement and restraint/seclusion

10:15 a.m. – 10:25 a.m. Restraint/seclusion guidelines

10:25 a.m. – 10:40 a.m. Strategies to mitigate risks of elopement

10:40 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. Strategies to mitigate risks with restraint/seclusion

10:50 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Q&A


Continuing Education

Participants will receive 1.0 nursing contact hours by the Louisiana Hospital Association for complete attendance of the program. The Louisiana Hospital Association is approved by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing – CE Provider #39.

CHSP/CPSO: 1.0 contact hours of continuing education credit toward fulfillment of the requirements of CHSP designation of Certified Healthcare Safety Professional & CPSO designation of Certified Patient Safety Officer.


Accomodations

Please contact LHA Trust Funds if you have a disability that may require special accommodations for this educational opportunity. LHA Trust Funds is committed to ensuring full accessibility for all registrants.


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Webinar Speakers

Monica Cooke, BSN, MA, RNC, CPHQ, CPHRM, DFASHRM

Founder, Quality Plus Solutions LLC

Monica Cooke has more than 40 years of experience in the field of behavioral health & substance abuse in both administrat...

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