This course introduces the new home medical equipment staff member to the low loss air mattresses. Because of the multitude of brands of low loss air mattresses and accessories on the market, this course will cover low loss air mattresses in the broadest generic terms. For specific information related to a particular brand of low loss air mattresses, please consult the manufacturers. This course also includes links to several low loss air mattress manufacturers. Learning objectives: 1. Identify the basic models of low air loss mattresses; 2. Identify the components and various accessories of a low air loss mattress; 3. Explain who would use a low air loss mattress; 4. Perform basic low air loss mattress maintenance procedures; 5. Explain how a low air loss mattress can be used safely. To successfully complete this course, you must attain a minimum score of 80% on the final exam and complete the course training survey.Continuing education: 1.0 contact hour by the Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC); 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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