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Skin: Our Ultimate Defense (1.0 CNE)

Description As the body’s largest organ, skin is often unappreciated as the first line of defense against injury. Many factors both intrinsic and extrinsic to the patient threaten its integrity as a protective barrier. This dramatically visual course reviews the many functions of skin in the...


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Safe Turning and Positioning for Patients and Caregivers (1.0 CNE)

This course focuses on methods of turning and positioning that improve safety for both the patient and the caregiver. Threats to the patient from pressure, shear and friction, preventive intervention help to reduce hospital-acquired pressure injuries as well as staff injury are discussed. ...


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Pressure Injury Classification and Management (1.0 CNE)

Description Pressure injuries are a significant health threat. It has been estimated that 2.5 million patients in the United States develop one or more pressure injuries and as many as 60,000 of these individuals die from the resulting complications each year. Prevention is the best approach for...


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Perspectives on Prevention: The Legal Impact (1.0 CNE)

Description The discussion in this course is presented by 3 professionals with expertise in nursing, pressure injury and medical malpractice litigation. Professional malpractice from the nursing perspective, the elements of a claim of negligence as well as the steps in the legal process are...


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Perspectives on Prevention: Overview (1.5 CNE)

Pressure injury and threats to skin integrity occur throughout the hospital. In this course, clinical champions present safety risks in the ED, Perioperative, Critical Care, Pediatric and Medical-Surgical Environments, as well as best practices interventions to drive incidence rates down. The...


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Differentiating Moisture from Pressure Injury (1.0 CNE)

Description Pressure injuries are a significant health threat. It has been estimated that 2.5 million patients in the United States develop one or more pressure injuries and as many as 60,000 of these individuals die from the resulting complications each year. Incontinence-associated dermatitis ...