Care of a Client with Spinal Cord Injury 9/15/16 10:00 AM

Bartonsville, PA US
September 15, 2016



The purpose of this activity it to educate the clinician on the specific demographics and the anatomy and physiology of the spinal cord injury as well as familiarize the learner with the special needs of these clients and how to plan for their home care management.





Target Audience



Health Care Professionals

Learning Objectives

By the end of this educational activity the learner should be able to:


  •  Provide demographic information related to Spinal Cord Injury
  •  Review Anatomy and Physiology and types of SCI
  •  Describe the effects of SCI and their management
  •  Examine the complications of SCI and their implications
  •  Compare factors in life span and prognosis
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Contact hours (ANCC)
  • 1.00 Participation
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
09/15/2016 - 10:00am EDT
Event ends: 
09/15/2016 - 11:00am EDT
BAYADA Home Health Care
3565 Route 611
Suite 100
Bartonsville, PA 18321
United States

Lisa Fiore, RN, CRRN

Lisa is a registered nurse with a variety of experience ranging from acute care, to long term care and then to home care.  While in acute care, she worked at a level one trauma center on a neurosurgical floor caring for acute spinal cord injured clients.  She has currently been at Bayada for 16 years as a clinical manager, educator and manager of clinical operations.  During her time with Bayada, she assisted clients to tranisition to home and clinically managed clients with different levels of spinal cord injury.  She received her rehabilitation certification in 2001.



No relevant conflict of interest or financial relationships were disclosed for this educational activity by any of the authors or presenters.

ANCC- BAYADA Home Health Care is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


Criteria for Successful Completion of Activity

  • Attend planned length of activity missing no more than 10 minutes
  • Verification of attendance via sign-in sheet
  • Evaluation completion with electronic signature



If course is cancelled:

By BAYADA; if the education is cancelled for any reason the learner will receive a full refund for any applicable course fee.  BAYADA will not be responsible for any associated fees or costs such as travel or lodging.

By learner; any applicable course fee will be refundable up until one (1) day prior to date registered for the education.  After this date the course fee may be non-refundable.  BAYADA will not be responsible for any associated fees or costs such as travel or lodging.

Complaint Resolution

Contact for any grievances and the complaint will be addressed within two (2) business days.  Complaints will be disseminated to all appropriate parties for review and resolution of any conflicts or grievances.

Special Needs

Contact for consideration of request.  If special needs accommodations are not available, the participant will receive a full refund for any applicable course fee.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Contact hours (ANCC)
  • 1.00 Participation


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