Hospital

  • Course Description Strengthen your understanding of the role of nutrition and hydration in the prevention and healing of pressure Injuries. Learning Objectives Upon completion of the course, the ...

  • Course Description Aging affects all organ systems, and the changes in these organ systems inevitably affect the body’s largest organ: the skin. This course reviews the most common changes seen in geriatric ...

  • Course Description It is important to have an understanding of wound closure techniques, even for nurses outside of the OR. There are many different types of suture and suturing techniques, not to mention ...

  • Course Description Pressure injuries can be a serious issue in the perioperative department. Skin damage and pressure injury formation can continue even after the pressure has been relieved; a skin ...

  • Course Description Individuals with limitations in activity and or mobility are at risk of developing pressure injuries. The challenge for clinicians is to identify individuals with the characteristics ...

  • Course Description Proper nutrition and hydration play an important role in keeping skin healthy. Ensure patients and residents get proper and adequate nutrition for their wound healing needs. Recognize ...

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    Course Description Malnutrition occurs in up to 60% of all individuals over age 65. Identify malnutrition in patients and residents and assess how malnutrition can impact their healing. The mnemonic ...

  • Course Description Explore assessment and diagnostic studies of lower extremity wounds including venous ulcers, arterial ulcers and neuropathic ulcers. Differentiate these lower extremity wound etiologies ...

  • Course Description Effective communication is critical in healthcare, proving vital for medical histories, proper diagnoses, admission processes, insurance filing, appropriate care, effective treatment, ...

  • Course Description The ultimate goal of incision care is Surgical Site Infection (SSI) prevention, Learning Objectives Upon completion of the course, the learner will be able to: Understand ...