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  • 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, ...

  • Course Description The course provides an overview of effective wound assessment. Assessing a wound involves multiple steps, beginning with choosing reliable and valid wound assessment methods, which ...

  • Course Description Continence management products are designed for protection against moisture and to promote autonomy and dignity and should be chosen based on the individual residents needs. With ...

  • Course Description Skin tears represent a major problem affecting the elderly. It is estimated that at least 1.5 million skin tears occur in institutionalized elderly each year. Gain insight around ...

  • Course Description Clinicians need to be able to evaluate how effective their pressure injury prevention program is in order to improve prevention strategies and patient outcomes. Better understand ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Course Description Twenty million Americans have some form of peripheral neuropathy. Due to the prevalence of peripheral neuropathy, health care providers need to have an understanding of neuropathy. ...

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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 ...