Take a deeper look into the three extrinsic factors of wound development to gain a richer understanding of what they are, how they are created, and how they contribute to the development of a pressure injury. Learn methods to fight against pressure, shear and microclimate to protect the compromised skin of your elderly client.
Course created on March 24, 2020
Course Type: Video
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, Category 1: Domain Of OT - Client Factors; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-696615; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Geriatrics; RESNA/0.1 Introductory
- After this course, participants will be able to name two pressure redistribution methods to protect a client from peak pressures on bony prominences.
- After this course, participants will be able to name two ways that shear can occur while sitting in a wheelchair.
- After this course, participants will be able to name two properties to look for in a cushion cover to fight microclimate.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction / Overview/ Review Course Objectives|
|5-15 Minutes||Discuss skin changes at each layer that occur as we age or as a result of a disease process|
|15-20 Minutes||Discuss common areas of skin breakdown in the seated posture|
|20-25 Minutes||Discuss the intrinsic and extrinsic factors of wound development|
|25-35 Minutes||Discuss in depth the mechanics of pressure shear and microclimate|
|35-55 Minutes||Discuss how to fight against pressure, shear and microclimate in our equipment choices to minimize the risk of or assist in the healing of a wound.|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary and Q & A|
Ana Endsjo MOTR/L, CLT has worked as an occupational therapist since 2001, in a variety of treatment settings including acute care, sub-acute care, outpatient, acute rehab, long term care, and as a lymphedema certified therapist. She has worked mostly with the geriatric population, focused on seating and positioning and contracture management of the nursing home resident.
In January 2016, she started a new role with Comfort Company as the Clinical Education Manager for the long term care division and then joined the Permobil family in October 2017 as Clinical Marketing Manager. In this role, she developed an education program for long term care settings with the hope to guide other therapists, rehab directors, nurses, and administrators to understand the critical role proper wheelchair positioning plays in the prevention and treatment of serious health complications within long term care centers.
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