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Interactive Skin and Risk Assessment

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...


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The Basics of Nutrition and Hydration

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 learner will be able to: Recognize the causes as well and the signs of malnutrition and...


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Basic Anatomy and Physiology of the Skin

Course Description Throughout this course, review the anatomy and physiology of the skin, as well as its unique structures and functions. Discuss the ways in which the skin is naturally moisturized and identify four common threats to the skin. Learning Objectives Upon completion of the...


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Wound Bed Preparation

Course Description This course covers the process for early intervention in wound bed preparation to prevent infection and enhance the process of healing. Learning Objectives Upon completion of the course, the learner will be able to: Describe initial versus maintenance debridement ...


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The Journey to Wound and Skin Care Excellence

Course Description This course reviews the history and recent changes in healthcare, as well as the latest techniques in skin care and wound healing. Learning Objectives Upon completion of the course, the learner will be able to: Review the history and recent changes in healthcare...


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The Challenges of Geriatric Skincare

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 skin, the treatment challenges they present, and how to best care for the aging skin...


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The Art of Wound Closure & Caring for Postoperative Wounds

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 the increasing use of skin glue. Caring for postoperative wounds can be overwhelming...


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Skincare for the Cancer, Palliative, and Hospice Care Patient for the Healthcare Assistant

Course Description There are numerous symptoms associated with cancer, palliative, and hospice care that affect skincare. As an important part of the healthcare team, the CNA can help the strategies of care for these symptoms, which overlap within the three categories of care. Learning...


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Skin Tears an Educational Module for the RN

Course Description Skin tears can be devastating and debilitating. This course will provide an overview of skin tears as well as the classification systems used to describe the severity of skin tears. The twelve International Skin Tear Advisory Panel, or ISTAP, Consensus Statements will be...


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Skin Health and Prevention (2.0 CE for Nurses)

Course Description Start with the basics in this 5-course skin health series by reviewing the anatomy of the skin and pressure injuries. Learn about risk factors and risk assessment tools. Then, explore prevention techniques for skin breakdown and pressure injuries. Learning Objectives ...