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Hand Hygiene: Basic Principles and Competency (1.0 CE for Nurses)

Start this course! Course Description It is every caregiver’s responsibility to contribute to a culture of patient or resident safety by practicing proper hand hygiene at all times as well as helping others to be compliant. This course will provide an overview of basic principles of...


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Neonatal and Pediatric Vascular Access Device Selection and Management (1.0 CE for Nurses)

Start this course! Course Description Vascular access in the neonatal and pediatric population can be physically and emotionally challenging. Significant advances in medical and surgical care for neonates and pediatric patients with previously fatal illnesses and conditions have...


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Prevent Infection

Face it: Germs and bacteria are everywhere. It's up to you to take the necessary steps to minimize your risk of getting sick. The Joint Commission’s award winning Speak UP™ program urges patients to take an active role in preventing health care errors by becoming involved and informed...


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Wound Bed Preparation and Treatment (1.0 CE for Nurses)

Course Description Wound bed preparation and treatment is a multi-factorial process that requires understanding of the physiology of wound repair. This course discusses the complex concept of wound bed preparation. Learning Objectives Upon completion of the course, the learner will...


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Wound Bed Preparation

Course Description This course covers the process for early intervention in wound bed preparation to prevent infection and enhance the process of healing. Learning Objectives Upon completion of the course, the learner will be able to: Describe initial versus maintenance...


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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...


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Essentials of Wound Cleansing

Course Description Wound cleansing is one of the most important components of an effective wound management protocol. Optimal wound healing cannot occur until all proinflammatory material and foreign bodies have been removed from the wound. Learning Objectives Upon completion of the...


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Appropriate Vascular Access Device Selection (1.0 CE for Nurses)

Start this course! Course Description The clinical sub-specialty of Vascular Access has become increasingly complex over the past several years. These devices are associated with sequelae that include central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI), vessel damage secondary...



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Non-Ventilator Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia (NV-HAP): Why Oral Care Matters

When our patients come to the hospital, their hope is for a return to health. Each year millions of patients check into US hospitals, and unfortunately some of them will get a hospital-acquired infection. This can lead to extra days in the hospital, significant delay in their overall recovery,...