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Nurse - Long Term Care Courses
Developing State of the Art Compression Therapy in Lymphedema and Chronic Edema Management.

Developing State of the Art Compression Therapy in Lymphedema and Chronic Edema Management.

Description: Professor Christine Moffatt provides a review of the new evidence on compression, methods to improve compression and the evidence from a portfolio of research using 3M™…
  • 60 mins
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Making Compression Work for Chronic Edema and Venous Leg Ulcers-Dispelling Myths

Making Compression Work for Chronic Edema and Venous Leg Ulcers-Dispelling Myths

Description: Professor Christine Moffatt speaks on the growing issue of chronic edema and it's impact on public health.  She also explores the challenges of managing compression and…
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Healthcare 2016: Advancing Post-Acute Care in an Evolving Payment Environment

Healthcare 2016: Advancing Post-Acute Care in an Evolving Payment Environment

Description: As the transition to value-based payment models picks up steam, post-acute care (PAC) organizations and their acute care partners are facing a new set of incentives and heightened…
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MARSI and MASD: The Other Health Care Acquired Skin Injuries

MARSI and MASD: The Other Health Care Acquired Skin Injuries

Description: The skin is the first line of defense against invading organisms. Negative outcomes related to skin alterations include infection, pain, patient/family dissatisfaction and higher…
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Compression Therapy for Chronic Conditions

Compression Therapy for Chronic Conditions

Description: During this course, John Macdonald MD, FACS will guide you through the vital role compression plays in healing lower extremity wounds; review the physiology of the venous and…
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Skin Health Understanding Factors Influencing the Health of Your Patients Skin

Skin Health Understanding Factors Influencing the Health of Your Patients Skin

Description: This course will provide a general overview of the skin, while focusing on medical conditions that affect the integumentary system contribute to skin break down or damage.  We…
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Management of Pressure Ulcers Part 2

Management of Pressure Ulcers Part 2

Description: In this module, we will continue the discussion of proper management of pressure ulcers.  This course will highlight the following: proper wound bed preparation, how the various…
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Evidence to Guarantee Best Results for PICCs

Evidence to Guarantee Best Results for PICCs

Abstract: The vast majority of patients admitted to acute care require treatment with intravenous (IV) medications and solutions by way of a vascular access device. Placement and management of…
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The Science of Peripheral Intravenous Catheters (PIVCs) Optimal Placement and Extended Use

The Science of Peripheral Intravenous Catheters (PIVCs) Optimal Placement and Extended Use

  Abstract: Peripheral intravenous catheters (PIVCs) have generally received little attention in comparison to their central venous cousin. However, recent studies have revealed the…
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Skin Health: Preventable Events

Skin Health: Preventable Events

  Description: This presentation will provide a general overview of the skin's structure and its funciton in relation to metabolic function, baterial barrier, and how its capacity…
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Anatomy and Physiology of the Skin

Anatomy and Physiology of the Skin

  Description: This presentation will provide a general overview of the  fundamentals of the anatomy and physiology of skin.  Key concepts include identification and function…
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Standardizing Procedures: Lessons from Specialized Teams

Standardizing Procedures: Lessons from Specialized Teams

Abstract: The clinical setting is an ever changing environment. In order to improve, one must continually change. Standardizing processes for clinical procedures is an effective improvement…
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Strategies to Prevent Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infection

Strategies to Prevent Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infection

Abstract: In 2008, the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) created a large collection of strategies for prevention of various healthcare-acquired infections in acute care…
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Trends Beyond the Hospital: The State of Home Infusion

Trends Beyond the Hospital: The State of Home Infusion

Description: Since the 1980s, the administration of infusion therapies in the home has been a growing trend as an alternative to costly acute care. Across the globe, changes in population…
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Best Practices In Chronic Edema Management: Focus on a Clinically Proven 2 Layer Compression System

Best Practices In Chronic Edema Management: Focus on a Clinically Proven 2 Layer Compression System

Description: Effective management of chronic edema can be a serious clinical challenge. Despite the fact that compression therapy is recognized as the gold standard for managing chronic edema,…
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Patient Safety: The Role of Medical Adhesives

Patient Safety: The Role of Medical Adhesives

Description: In this module, Janet Davis, MSN, RN, GNP, CWOCN, explains how medical adhesive plays an important role in protecting skin health and in ensuring patient safety. In this web…
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IAD and PU Development: What We Know, What We Think We Know and What We Should Do Now

IAD and PU Development: What We Know, What We Think We Know and What We Should Do Now

Description: Incontinence has long been considered a risk factor for pressure ulcer development and skin care has been a cornerstone of comprehensive pressure ulcer prevention programs.…
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Shifting the Nursing Paradigm Towards Partnership

Shifting the Nursing Paradigm Towards Partnership

Description: Professional “actualization” can be built as clinical groups work and collaborate on health care quality initiatives that provide cost-effective options to health care…
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Skin Damage Associated with CVAD Sites

Skin Damage Associated with CVAD Sites

Description: This presentation will review how to apply the concepts: Health-grouping collaboration, identified research methods, and shared ownership then weave them together on a topic that is…
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Successful Team Building in Healthcare

Successful Team Building in Healthcare

Description: This presentation provides insight on developing a culture of shared responsibility-not only within the members of the health care team and their patients but also in a global…
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Power and Hierarchy Across Cultures

Power and Hierarchy Across Cultures

Description: Power and hierarchy are inherent in any culture. However, appreciating how power can organize a group of professionals into a structure that supports better care, better health and…
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Assessing the Comparative Effectiveness of Interventions

Assessing the Comparative Effectiveness of Interventions

Description: Research can provide the clinician the opportunity to extract meaningful and descriptive outcomes. This presentation explores Comparative Effectiveness Research, a method that…
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Evaluating Interventions in Quasi-Experimental Studies

Evaluating Interventions in Quasi-Experimental Studies

Description: Research is one of the proven methods to promote change in health care. “Evidence-based practice” provides a platform where results provide meaning-whether it is accepted…
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Implementing Quality Improvement Strategies

Implementing Quality Improvement Strategies

Description: All healthcare systems strive to provide safe and good quality healthcare, improve effectiveness, update practices in light of evidence from research and enhance the patient…
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Peripheral IV Catheters

Peripheral IV Catheters

Description: In this presentation, Dr. Claire Rickard reviews the evidence for clinically indicated peripheral intravenous catheter (PIV) removal and calls attention to the global problem of PIV…
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Hitting the cavoatrial junction: But did you touch their heart?

Hitting the cavoatrial junction: But did you touch their heart?

Description: The purpose of this learning activity is to explore psychological perspectives underlying invasive procedures, including altruism, compassion, empathy, accountability, duty,…
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Promoting Skin Integrity: MARSI and Other Neonatal Skin Care Issues

Promoting Skin Integrity: MARSI and Other Neonatal Skin Care Issues

Description: Skin injury related to medical adhesive use is a prevalent but under-recognized complication that occurs across all care settings and among all age groups. If proper technique for…
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From Idea to Action: Using Business Plan Tools to Make Change Happen

From Idea to Action: Using Business Plan Tools to Make Change Happen

Description: Turena Reeves discusses building a case for substantial change in the vascular access insertion and management process at Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA. She presents how…
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Preventing Central Line Catheter Related Complications

Preventing Central Line Catheter Related Complications

Description: The purpose of this learning activity is to describe and list evidence based practices related to Central Line insertion and maintenance bundles.   Audience: Health…
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Catheter Related Bloodstream Infections: Causes, Prevention and Best Practices

Catheter Related Bloodstream Infections: Causes, Prevention and Best Practices

Description: The purpose of this learning activity is to identify causes,  list preventive actions, and offer current evidence based practices for central vascular devices.…
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Controversies Around Biofilms: A Common Denominator for Diverse Disease?

Controversies Around Biofilms: A Common Denominator for Diverse Disease?

Description: Dr. Parks addresses the hypothesis that the pathogenesis of clinical problems associated with wound care and vascular access devices can be the result of biofilm formation.…
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Medical Adhesives and Patient Safety: State of the Science: Consensus Statements for the Assessment, Prevention, and Treatment of Adhesive-related Skin Injuries

Medical Adhesives and Patient Safety: State of the Science: Consensus Statements for the Assessment, Prevention, and Treatment of Adhesive-related Skin Injuries

Description: Skin injury related to medical adhesive use is a prevalent but under-recognized complication that occurs across all care settings and among all age groups. If proper technique for…
  • 60 mins
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Short Peripheral I.V. Catheters and Infections

Short Peripheral I.V. Catheters and Infections

Description: Infections associated with short peripheral IV catheters (PIVC) receive little attention and are thought to have very low rates. The large number of PIVCs used could mean high numbers…
  • 30 mins
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Edema - What We Should Know, What Should We Do?

Edema - What We Should Know, What Should We Do?

Description: In this presentation, Terry Treadwell, MD, FACS, explains edema, its causes and, why it is important to recognize it.  You will gain an understanding of venous insufficiency,…
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Demystifying Compression

Demystifying Compression

Description: In this module, Terry Treadwell, MD, FACS, discusses contemporary, evidence-based treatment strategies for venous leg ulcers, as well as considerations for using compression therapy…
  • 60 mins
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Beyond the Edge: Skin Care Considerations for Lower Extremity Venous Disease

Beyond the Edge: Skin Care Considerations for Lower Extremity Venous Disease

Description: This presentation will provide clinicians with an understanding of common skin care disorders associated with lower extremity venous disease. Best practice strategies to recognize and…
  • 60 mins
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Know Thyself - An Essential Leadership Ingredient

Know Thyself - An Essential Leadership Ingredient

Description: Since ancient times, self-knowledge has been regarded as the key to effective leadership. Knowing oneself is often easier said than done, because self-scrutiny can be painful and…
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Making the Business Case: Negotiating with Leaders to Get What You Need!

Making the Business Case: Negotiating with Leaders to Get What You Need!

Description: Making the case with leadership to get what you need to do your job well is an art and a skill that we all need in order to achieve success. This session will describe the art of…
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Your Role As a Leader and Change Agent

Your Role As a Leader and Change Agent

Description: Anyone managing a program of patient care or protection is an organizational leader and change agent regardless of what their official title may be. This session is designed to share…
  • 75 mins
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