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National Patient Safety Goals 2020 (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 2020, including the problems and concerns that have led to its implementation. The program provides a detailed review of the various patient safety goals that have...


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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...


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Effective Wound Assessment

Course Description The course provides an overview of effective wound assessment. Assessing a wound involves multiple steps, beginning with choosing reliable and valid wound assessment methods, which should include: measuring wound area/size and depth, assessing the wound edges, an aspect of...


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CMP: Disposable Absorbent Incontinence Products

Course Description Continence management products are designed for protection against moisture and to promote autonomy and dignity and should be chosen based on the individual residents needs. With so many products to chose from, it can be difficult to determine which product should be worn...


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Understanding Skin Tears for Healthcare Assistants

Course Description Skin tears represent a major problem affecting the elderly. It is estimated that at least 1.5 million skin tears occur in institutionalized elderly each year. Gain insight around strategies for selection of skin care products and review risk factors for development of skin...


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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...


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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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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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Neuropathy (1.0 CE for Nurses)

Course Description Twenty million Americans have some form of peripheral neuropathy. Due to the prevalence of peripheral neuropathy, health care providers need to have an understanding of neuropathy. This course will discuss a basic overview of the nervous system as a foundation and will...