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.
Upon completion of the course, the learner will be able to:
- Understand what a pressure injury is
- Describe the layers of the skin
- Identify risk factors for skin breakdown
This course is intended for nurses.