This is the second course of a 3-part series about pressure ulcers. This course will review the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP) staging guidelines of pressure ulcers and the risk factors for developing a pressure ulcer. You should complete Part 1 of this series before starting this course, and you should complete this course before starting Part 3. To successfully complete this course, you must attain a minimum score of 80% on the final exam and complete the course training survey. Learning objectives: 1. Identify risk factors of developing pressure ulcers; 2. Demonstrate pressure ulcer staging.Continuing education: 0.75 Scientific (S) Category I PCEs by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics (ABC) will be granted to those certified in the disciplines of: Orthotics, Orthotic Assistants, Orthotic Technicians, Orthotic Fitters, Prosthetics, Prosthetic Assistants, Prosthetic Technicians, Mastectomy Fitters, Pedorthists, Therapeutic Shoe Fitters; 1.0 Category I CPE credit by the Board for Orthotist/Prosthetist Certification (BOC); VGM Education is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program. RESNA and NRRTS will accept the credit on any course that is AT-related. For questions concerning if a specific course is approved, please contact RESNA and NRTTS directly.
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