The Aging Skin: Three Extrinsic Factors of Wound Development, in Partnership with The Permobil Academy

Course: #4611Level: Introductory1 Hour 408 Reviews
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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

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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

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to name two pressure redistribution methods to protect a client from peak pressures on bony prominences.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to name two ways that shear can occur while sitting in a wheelchair.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to name two properties to look for in a cushion cover to fight microclimate.

Agenda

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

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Ana Endsjo received an honorarium for presenting this course. Ana Endsjo works for The Permobil Academy, whose content is discussed in these courses. Non-financial: Ana Endsjo has no relevant non-financial disclosures.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Occupational Therapy Association

American Occupational Therapy Association

OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved CE provider #7659 by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This course is offered for 0.1 CEUs (Introductory level, Category 1: Domain of OT - Client Factors Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.


CE Broker

CE Broker

OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 1.0 hours, Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct client/patient services in occupational therapy (SC) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, or South Carolina, CE Broker may be of interest to you.


International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

continued, LLC, DBA OccupationalTherapy.com, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.


National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 1.25 NBCOT PDUs (Beginner level, Geriatrics Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.


Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America

Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America

The continued family of websites, including OccupationalTherapy.com, is an approved CE provider by the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA). This course is offered for 0.1 CEUs (Introductory level, unknown Area). The assignment of RESNA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by RESNA.