Interactive Skin and Risk Assessment

10-15-2020 08:28 AM

Layers of the Skin

Course Description

This assessment will present you with a series of scenarios where you will have to evaluate patients' clinical records successfully and perform a skin assessment of each patient, followed by a risk assessment using the Braden Scale. Every step of the process is controlled by the learner in a virtual patient’s room. Note that skin and risk assessment should be performed the same way in all care settings. Therefore, these scenarios include both hospital and nursing home settings. By practicing pressure ulcer prevention in convenient online training, you will be better prepared to lower the incidence and prevalence of pressure ulcers at your facility.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the course, the learner will be able to:
  • Successfully evaluate patients' clinical records through given scenarios
  • Successfully perform a skin and pressure ucler risk assessement for given scenerios

Intended Audience

This course is intended for nurses.