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The Basics of Nutrition and Hydration

Course Description Strengthen your understanding of the role of nutrition and hydration in the prevention and healing of pressure Injuries. Learning Objectives Upon completion of the course, the learner will be able to: Recognize the causes as well and the signs of malnutrition and...


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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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The Art of Wound Closure & Caring for Postoperative Wounds

Course Description It is important to have an understanding of wound closure techniques, even for nurses outside of the OR. There are many different types of suture and suturing techniques, not to mention the increasing use of skin glue. Caring for postoperative wounds can be overwhelming...


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Pressure Injury Prevention in the Operating Room (1.0 CE for Nurses)

Course Description Pressure injuries can be a serious issue in the perioperative department. Skin damage and pressure injury formation can continue even after the pressure has been relieved; a skin injury that presents 72 hours after surgery is now recognized as starting in the perioperative...


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Pressure Injury Prevention

Course Description Individuals with limitations in activity and or mobility are at risk of developing pressure injuries. The challenge for clinicians is to identify individuals with the characteristics that increase the probability of pressure injury development. Learning Objectives ...


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Nutrition and Hydration for Nurses

Course Description Proper nutrition and hydration play an important role in keeping skin healthy. Ensure patients and residents get proper and adequate nutrition for their wound healing needs. Recognize signs of malnutrition and dehydration and how to combat them. Learning Objectives ...


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Malnutrition for Nurses

Course Description Malnutrition occurs in up to 60% of all individuals over age 65. Identify malnutrition in patients and residents and assess how malnutrition can impact their healing. The mnemonic device PEARLS will lead you through several essentials for using nutrition to promote wound...


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Lower Extremity Wounds and the Treatment and Management of Venous Ulcers

Course Description Explore assessment and diagnostic studies of lower extremity wounds including venous ulcers, arterial ulcers and neuropathic ulcers. Differentiate these lower extremity wound etiologies and discuss management and treatment options of venous ulcers. Learning Objectives ...


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Leadership: Communication

Course Description Effective communication is critical in healthcare, proving vital for medical histories, proper diagnoses, admission processes, insurance filing, appropriate care, effective treatment, legal processes and medical progress. A lack of quality communication will limit the...


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Incision Care and the Prevention of Surgical Site Infections

Course Description The ultimate goal of incision care is Surgical Site Infection (SSI) prevention, Learning Objectives Upon completion of the course, the learner will be able to: Understand the costs associated with SSI Remember risk factors for SSI to screen for in the pre...