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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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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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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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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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Basic Anatomy and Physiology of the Skin

Course Description Throughout this course, review the anatomy and physiology of the skin, as well as its unique structures and functions. Discuss the ways in which the skin is naturally moisturized and identify four common threats to the skin. Learning Objectives Upon completion of the...


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Wound Documentation: Risk Management Considerations (1.0 CE for Nurses)

Course Description Documentation is a form of communication that provides information about the patient or resident and confirms that care was provided. The ability to communicate a patient or resident’s condition to another healthcare provider is best done using universally accepted and...


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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 be...


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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 debridement ...


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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 Use of Photo Documentation in Wound Care

Course Description Whether you are questioning the value of an already established wound photography protocol at your facility or agency, or you are considering putting one into place, here are some issues to ponder regarding this beneficial, yet sometimes controversial practice. ...