This is the third of a 3-part series about pressure ulcers. This course will review the basic strategies in the management of pressure ulcers. You should complete Parts 1 and 2 of this series before starting this course. 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. List at least three organizations that are resources for anyone responsible for managing chronic pressure ulcers in patients; 2. Name two tools that can be used to identify patients who are at risk for developing a pressure ulcer; 3. Explain at least five procedures you can use to manage chronic pressure ulcers. Continuing education: 0.5 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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