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National Patient Safety Goals 2021 (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 2021. The program provides a detailed review of the various patient safety goals that have been identified for implementation, plus the Elements of Performance that...

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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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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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Advanced Anatomy and Physiology of the Skin (1.0 CE for Nurses)

Course Description Understand the concepts of wounds and wound healing to understand the skin’s structure and renewal process. Skin care and pressure injury prevention must be grounded in a comprehensive knowledge base of structure and functions of the skin. Learning Objectives Upon...

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Anatomy and Physiology of Skin and Normal Wound Healing

Course Description Understanding the concepts of wounds and wound healing begins with an in-depth understanding of the skin. Skin care and wound management must be grounded in a comprehensive knowledge base of the structure and functions of the skin. Learning Objectives Upon completion...

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Special Consideration in Cancer, Hospice, and Palliative Care for Nurses (1.0 CE for Nurses)

Course Description There are numerous symptoms associated with cancer, palliative, and hospice care and their effects on skin care. Meticulous skin care by nursing staff is necessary during all phases of treatment and during end of life care. Learning Objectives Upon completion of the...

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Pain Management: The Pain Process, Patient Assessment, Pharmacological Treatment, and Classification of Pain

This program describes the psychophysiological and other factors involved in the pain process, and describes the techniques of a thorough pain assessment. It also describes the major types of pain medication, their appropriate uses and the treatment cycle for three types of pain: acute, chronic...

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Dementia Care II, Physical Decline & Caregiving Challenges (w/Video)

Dementia is a brain disorder involving the loss of memory and thinking abilities as well as physical functioning. As victims decline mentally, their ability to perform activities of daily living is also affected. The damage caused by dementia leads to a loss of brain tissue that cannot be...

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Dementia Care III, Understanding & Managing Difficult Behavior (w/Video)

Understanding what triggers a certain behavior in a resident with dementia will put you in a better position to address the problem in a positive way. In some cases it may even allow you to prevent it from occurring. It is also important to remember that disruptive or unusual behavior may be a...