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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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Understanding Pressure Ulcer Surveys and Data Collection

Course Description Clinicians need to be able to evaluate how effective their pressure injury prevention program is in order to improve prevention strategies and patient outcomes. Better understand what a Pressure Ulcer Survey is, the pressure ulcer survey process and data collection, and how...


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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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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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Bariatric Skin Care (1.0 CE for Nurses)

Course Description As the prevalence of bariatric patients continues to rise, employ best practice guidelines to provide sound and effective skin care for this patient population. Learning Objectives Upon completion of the course, the learner will be able to: Define obesity ...


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Assessment and Management of Fistulas

Course Description Review the basics of fistulas and the assess nursing considerations for enterocutaneous fistula management. Enterocutaneous fistulas can be a frustrating and disheartening experience for the patient and family members. Often, it represents a new or additional complication...


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Advanced Physiology of the Skin (1.5 CE for Nurses)

Course Description Discuss the physiology of the skin including the composition and function of the different layers of the skin. Review the effects of aging of the skin due to intrinsic and extrinsic factors. Detail how the skin changes from infancy through the geriatric years. Implement...