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Venous, Lymphedema and Arterial Wounds, The Challenge of Pain and Chronicity (1.2 CNE)

Description Venous, Lymphedema and Arterial wounds are prevalent and require accurate assessment, differential diagnosis and careful medical and surgical management. The pain, restricted activity, frequent need for healthcare interaction and high cost of treatment have tremendous impact on the...


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Surgical Site Infection: Target Zero (1.0 CNE)

Description This course discusses surgical site infections including risk factors for their development that are related to the patient, the surgery and the hospital environment. Best practices in pre, intra and post-operative prevention are reviewed with a focus on post-operative interventions....


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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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Skin and Wound Teams (1.1 CNE)

Learning Objectives INTENDED AUDIENCE This continuing education activity is for nurses who would like to learn how to build an integrated, interdisciplinary skin and wound care team designed to enhance excellent patient care and clinical outcomes. LEARNING OUTCOME This...


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Pressure Injury Prevention Programs: Best Practices to Implement (1.1 CNE)

Description 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 addressing this significant healthcare issue. In...


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Pressure Injury Prevention Programs: Planning and Consideration (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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How to Build a Successful Quality Improvement Project (1.0 CNE)

Description Despite numerous initiatives addressing pressure injuries, pressure injuries still can and do occur at many hospitals, and at rates that continues to place a burden on the patient, hospital, and healthcare system. This activity will discuss how nurses can strive to conduct, and...