Violent Restraints & One Hour Face-to-Face Evaluation Training

Course Description

The goal of this online training is to review restraint policies and procedures for medical interference and violent behavior as well as one hour face-to-face training requirements.

This is required annual training for all Swedish ARNPs and PAs.

Course Objectives

At the completion of this module you will be able to:

  • Utilize nonviolent crisis intervention de-escalation techniques.
  • Perform appropriate behavioral health and focused assessments as indicated.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking in assessment and justification of the use interventions including: least restrictive alternatives to restraint or seclusion, restraint, and seclusion.
  • Identify role specific responsibilities when initiating/monitoring/continuing/discontinuing the use of restraint and/or seclusion.
  • Provide care in a manner that demonstrates respect for the dignity and individuality of the patient, utilizing a trauma-informed approach.
  • Recognize the importance of the face to face evaluation and care of the restrained or secluded patient.


This is a self-learning module requiring the participant to review information and answer questions related to the content.  Passing score on the quiz is 80%. Allow 30 minutes to complete the self-learning module and exam, and log-in for completion credit.  You must have Adobe Flash to view this module.

Self-Learning Module
Completion credit will be granted only if you score 80% on the quiz questions throughout the module. The log-in to claim credit occurs AFTER you complete the module and quiz. *Please note you will not receive credit of completion for this program if you do not continue the steps after the quiz. Please have pop-ups enabled.

Start the Restraint Training Module

Additional Materials (Swedish Policies/Procedures):

After completing the online module & quiz, you will be directed to:
  • Click on the Finish button to go to the log-in screen
  • Register/log-in to record participation 
  • Receive a confirmation number of completion and an email to serve as your proof of completion.

CME Credit

This course is only eligible for self-claimed Category II credit. 

Physicians may claim Category II credit toward Washington State Relicensure.

General Information

System Requirements

Adobe Flash Player 6,0,79 or later (Free download from Adobe)
One of the following Web browsers (the stated version or later):
  • Windows: Internet Explorer 6, Firefox 1, Google Chrome, Safari 3, Opera 9.5, Netscape 7, AOL 8, CompuServe 7
  • Macintosh: Firefox 1, Google Chrome, Safari 3, Opera 9.5, Netscape 7, AOL 7
  • Linux: Firefox 1, Opera 9.5, Konqueror 3.3.1

Contact Information

Swedish CME: 206-386-2755 or 

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