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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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Managing Moisture-Associated Skin Damage (MASD) and Incontinence for Nursing Assistants

Course Description Prolonged exposure to moisture can damage even the healthiest skin. Learn how to manage moisture to avoid Moisture-Associated Skin Damage (MASD), specifically incontinence-associated dermatitis (IAD) and intertriginous dermatitis (ITD). Learning Objectives Upon...


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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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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

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 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 how...