Moisture-Associated Skin Damage (MASD) and Continence Management for Nursing Assistants

10-15-2020 08:32

Layers of the Skin
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 completion of the course, the learner will be able to:

  • Identify the four types of MASD
  • Explore types of incontinence
  • Discuss proper continence care
  • Evaluate continence management products

Intended Audience

This course is intended for nursing assistants. 

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