Advanced level 18 hr CE designed to provide foundational knowledge and opportunities to practice relevant assessment skills needed for patients at risk for or with pressure-related injuries. This training program can be used for disease/condition specific training for Nutrition Care Services professional staff. Online case studies serve as skill-building tutorial. Feedback and supportive references are provided for each chapter quiz question and for case study questions. Contact us for multi-user license options.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Science of skin physiology
Chapter 2 Etiology, prevalence and risk assessment
Chapter 3 Multidisciplinary prevention guidelines
Chapter 4 Steps in wound healing
Chapter 5 Nutrition in the science of wound healing
Chapter 6 Putting the Guidelines into clinical practice
Case studies of medically complex patients using simulated medical record.
- Discuss the anatomy of human skin.
- Describe the functions of human skin.
- Explain common changes in skin with aging.
- Describe etiology of pressure-related injuries.
- Discuss prevalence of pressure injuries.
- Identify risk factors that contribute to skin breakdown.
- Review the prevention healthcare model.
- Discuss multidisciplinary strategies for prevention of pressure injuries.
- Explore emerging therapies for the prevention of pressure injuries.
- Identify steps in wound healing.
- Identify key nutrients vital during each step of wound healing.
- Discuss the role of nutrition in preventing pressure injuries.
- Describe the impact of inflammation on nutrition status.
- Discuss the nutrition recommendations in the Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Ulcers: Clinical Practice Guidelines.
- Examine the similarities and differences in the Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Ulcers: Clinical Practice Guidelines and other evidence-based nutrition recommendations.
- Explore tactics to implement new and revised Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Ulcers: CPG nutrition recommendations for individuals at risk for pressure injuries and as part of pressure injury treatment.
- Develop an action plan for implementation of the new and revised Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Ulcers: CPG nutrition recommendations.
CDR Learning Codes that can apply to this course include 3000, 3020, 3040, 3060, 3100, 5000, 5010, 5030, 5040, 5050, 5090, 5100, 5380 or other applicable codes.
CDR Essential Practice Competencies that can apply 1.1.1, 1.1.3, 1.2.2 4.1.1, 4.1.2, 4.1.4. 4.1.5, 8.1.2, 8.1.3, 8.1.4, 8.1.5, 8.2.1, 8.2.3, 8.3.1, 8.3.1, 8.3.6, 10.2.1, 10.2.3, 10.2.4, 10.2.5, 10.2.6. 10.2.7, 10.2.8, 10.2.9.