Case Manager

  • Course Description This course will provide nurses and other healthcare professionals with information about the risk factors that make a person susceptible to contracting COVID-19 as well as its clinical ...

  • Course Description This course will discuss ostomy management after hospital discharge such as teaching of stoma assessment to patients, emptying pouches, and changing pouching systems. Training on how ...

  • Course Description This course will review stoma care, review common issues associated with ostomy care such as skin irritation, discretion of pouch systems, and emptying of pouches. Proper interventions ...

  • Course Description This course will identify essential components of a pouching system and options for specific cases. Further discussion includes features of the pouching systems, options for barriers, ...

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    Course Description This course will review anatomy of the abdomen, types of ostomies, characteristics of normal stomas, and identify disease processes or injuries that are typically associated with stoma ...

  • Understanding what triggers a certain behavior in a resident with dementia will put you in a better position to address the problem in a positive way. In some cases it may even allow you to prevent it ...

  • Dementia is a brain disorder involving the loss of memory and thinking abilities as well as physical functioning. As victims decline mentally, their ability to perform activities of daily living is also ...

  • Dementia is a brain disorder resulting in memory loss and a decline in thinking abilities. It is a condition that is known to grow worse with time and is associated with changes in behavior and personality. ...

  • Falls among older patients and other at-risk patients are very common. In fact, as many as 75% of all residents fall every year in nursing care, and in acute care, falls make up about 38% of all adverse ...

  • In end-of-life care, the caregivers will need effective communication, cultural competence and the inclusion of family and loved ones. These can all be crucial factors in easing a person's fears and distress ...