REHB024 - Seating: The Forgotten (Pressure Ulcer) Risk Factor

$19.00
SKU
012-REHB024

This course reviews the impact of seating and positioning on pressure ulcer risk, and examines relevant interventions for prevention. You should complete the 3-course series called “Overview of Pressure Ulcer Etiology” (OWC006a, b and c) before starting this course.

This course reviews the impact of seating and positioning on pressure ulcer risk, and examines relevant interventions for prevention. You should complete the 3-course series called “Overview of Pressure Ulcer Etiology” (OWC006a, b and c) before starting this course.

Learning objectives:

  1. Identify client populations who are most at risk for skin breakdown; 
  2. Explain how the seated posture contributes to risk for skin breakdown; 
  3. Describe appropriate clinical interventions; 
  4. Identify and implement appropriate equipment parameters to minimize risk for skin breakdown.

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 Category I CPE credit by the Board of Certification/Accreditation (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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