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Skin Injuries: More than Just Pressure (Recorded Webinar)

Course Description This short 20 minute webinar exploring skin injuries other than pressure injuries/ulcers- specifically moisture associated skin damage (MASD) including incontinence associated dermatitis (IAD), intertriginous dermatitis (ITD), medical adhesive associated skin injury (MARSI)...


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Minimizing Pressure, Friction and Shearing for Nursing Assistants

Course Description Minimizing or redistributing pressure can seem like a full-time job just by itself. Take time to review the areas prone to pressure damage and learn how pressure can be redistributed through turning and support surfaces. Learning Objectives Upon completion of the...


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Interactive Skin and Risk Assessment

Course Description This assessment will present you with a series of scenarios where you will have to evaluate patients' clinical records successfully and perform a skin assessment of each patient, followed by a risk assessment using the Braden Scale. Every step of the process is controlled...


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Choosing the Appropriate Wheelchair System for the Resident with Cognitive Impairment (1.0 CE for PT)

Course Description In the nursing home setting, an approximate 60% of all nursing home residents are dealing with some type of dementia. This makes positioning very difficult as the therapist does not get accurate feedback that would back up equipment choices in regard to choosing the...


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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 Skin and Risk Factors for Nursing Assistants

Course Description Start with the basics for skin health by reviewing the anatomy of the skin and discovering what can put it at risk for pressure injury. Memorize tips on basic skin inspection and care for the largest organ of the body: the skin. Learning Objectives Upon completion of...


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Skin Health and Prevention (2.0 CE for Nurses)

Course Description Start with the basics in this 5-course skin health series by reviewing the anatomy of the skin and pressure injuries. Learn about risk factors and risk assessment tools. Then, explore prevention techniques for skin breakdown and pressure injuries. Learning Objectives ...


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Skin and Pressure Injury Prevention in the Perioperative Department (1.0 CE for Nurses)

Course Description Preventing pressure injuries in the pre-operative area is a critical responsibility of the perioperative nurse. Prevention starts with an in-depth assessment of the patient’s skin preoperatively and again at discharge from the operative area. Tools used to assess 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...


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Identifying and Preventing Pressure Injuries in the Emergency Department

Course Description Pressure injury in the emergency department (ED) is important. Patients are at a greater risk of developing a pressure injury the longer they stay in the ED, where focus is on more immediate medical needs. Review risks and implement prevention measures specific to the ED. ...