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HIPAA: A Guide for Healthcare Workers (1.0 CE for Nurses)

Start this course! Course Description The goal of this program is to define HIPAA and provide an overview of its guidelines and requirements, including those resulting from enactment of the HITECH Act of 2009 and the act's Final Rule announced in...


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National Patient Safety Goals 2020 (1.0 CE for Nurses)

Course Description The goal of this program is to define and discuss the Joint Commission's National Patient Safety Goals for 2020, including the problems and concerns that have led to its implementation. The program provides a detailed review of the various patient safety goals that have...


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Code Management BCLS/ACLS Guidelines (2.0 CE for Nurses)

Course Description This activity was developed for nurses and other healthcare professionals who need to know the basics of using an electrocardiograph (ECG) and the underlying theories related to electrocardiography, including waveform interpretation. Learning Objectives Upon...


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What to look for in a skin protection cushion: Understanding the principles of immersion vs offloading and the importance of cushion medium and geometry (1.0 CE for PT)

Course Description This course is designed to assist a therapist to decide what type of resident is appropriate for a skin protection cushion. Take an in-depth look into cushion properties such as method of pressure redistribution, cushion geometry, and medium and consider the benefits and...


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Understanding the Geriatric Population: Risks Associated with Prolonged Sitting and Goals of a Therapist (1.0 CE for PT)

Course Description This course is designed to assist the generalist therapist to have a better understanding of the changing body of an elderly client and the increased risk of sitting in an abnormal posture. It discusses health issues related to prolonged sitting in an abnormal posture. The...




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Shifting Gears: Comparison of what you are trying to accomplish when the postural abnormality is reducible versus non-reducible (1.0 CE for PT)

Course Description Upgrade your terminology and understand why seating specialists refer to a postural abnormality as reducible versus non-reducible. Understand when to correct or accommodate for each of the postural abnormalities and delve deeper into methods to correct or accommodate for...



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Choosing the Appropriate Wheelchair System for the Resident with Cognitive Impairment (1.0 CE for PT)

Course Description In the nursing home setting, an approximate 60% of all nursing home residents are dealing with some type of dementia. This makes positioning very difficult as the therapist does not get accurate feedback that would back up equipment choices in regard to choosing the...