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Vascular Access: Understanding Intraosseous

Course Description Intraosseous placement provides faster access, less complications and a higher success rate. This course provides information regarding intraosseous access, insertion locations, indications, contraindications, and types of insertion devices to introduce the clinician to the...

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Serie educativa de salud global: Prevención de lesiones por presión

DESCRIPCIÓN DEL CURSO Este curso analiza el costo de las lesiones por presión (LP) además de las causas, los factores de riesgo, las intervenciones y las estrategias de prevención de las LP. También se presentan las pautas del Programa Nacional de Asesoramiento sobre Lesiones por Presión ...

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Global Health Educational Series: Pressure Injury Prevention

Course Description Understand the cost of Pressure Injuries (PI) in addition to the causes, risk factors, interventions and prevention strategies. The National Pressure Injury Advisory Program (NPIAP) guidelines for staging a PI are also presented, including examples to help learners stage a...

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Global Health Educational Series: Introduction to Wounds

Course Description Start with the basics for skin health by reviewing the anatomy of the skin and discovering what can put it at risk to develop an injury or a wound. Gain knowledge of the layers of the skin, function of the skin, factors that affect the skin condition and healing process....

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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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Skin Injuries: More than Just Pressure (Recorded Webinar)

Course Description This short 20 minute webinar exploring skin injuries other than pressure injuries/ulcers- specifically moisture associated skin damage (MASD) including incontinence associated dermatitis (IAD), intertriginous dermatitis (ITD), medical adhesive associated skin injury (MARSI)...