# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Health Assisting Careers Task 133354675

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Perform range-of-motion (ROM) exercises.

Definition

Performance should include following guidelines and patient/client care plan for
  • describing how ROM is assessed
  • explaining precautions needed when performing ROM exercises
  • displaying active and passive techniques
  • employing stretching techniques
  • describing adaptive exercise or activity options for patient/client with disabilities.
For students taking the nurse aide credential at the end of the course, follow the Virginia Board of Nursing regulations:
Commonwealth of Virginia Regulations
Governing Certified Nurse Aides
Virginia Board of Nursing
www.dhp.virginia.gov/nursing/leg/CNA_02272014.doc

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are the benefits of stretching in a therapeutic setting?
  • How can someone with limited mobility improve his/her ROM?
  • What is the distinction among passive, active, and active-assist ROM?

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