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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)...


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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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Minimizing Pressure, Friction and Shearing for Nursing Assistants

Course Description Minimizing or redistributing pressure can seem like a full-time job just by itself. Take time to review the areas prone to pressure damage and learn how pressure can be redistributed through turning and support surfaces. Learning Objectives Upon completion of the...


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Managing Moisture-Associated Skin Damage (MASD) and Incontinence for Nursing Assistants

Course Description Prolonged exposure to moisture can damage even the healthiest skin. Learn how to manage moisture to avoid Moisture-Associated Skin Damage (MASD), specifically incontinence-associated dermatitis (IAD) and intertriginous dermatitis (ITD). Learning Objectives Upon...


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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...