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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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Causes of Abnormal Postures in the Wheelchair System: Anatomical or ill-fitting wheelchair components, what is to blame? (1.0 CE for PT)

Course Description Take a refresher of the anatomical bony landmarks used to identify and distinguish between the postural abnormalities of the pelvis. Explore the root causes and determine if the abnormal posture is due to an underlying anatomical issue or an ill-fitting wheelchair system....


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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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The Skin and Risk Factors for Nursing Assistants

Course Description Start with the basics for skin health by reviewing the anatomy of the skin and discovering what can put it at risk for pressure injury. Memorize tips on basic skin inspection and care for the largest organ of the body: the skin. Learning Objectives Upon completion of...


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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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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 ...


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Skin and Pressure Injury Prevention in the Perioperative Department (1.0 CE for Nurses)

Course Description Preventing pressure injuries in the pre-operative area is a critical responsibility of the perioperative nurse. Prevention starts with an in-depth assessment of the patient’s skin preoperatively and again at discharge from the operative area. Tools used to assess the...


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Principles of Wound Dressings

Course Description Start with the big picture; look at systemic factors that affect wound healing. Identify the wound etiology to understand the pathophysiological process that affects and determines if the wound can heal. Treat the whole person, not just a wound or specimen or body part. ...