Residents with skin disorders can be a common occurrence in long-term care facilities. When skin disorders appear, quick identification and treatment by staff and health care providers in nursing homes is crucial to protecting residents and preventing skin disorders from worsening. The better prepared and more knowledgeable you are, the safer your residents will be. And the best way to defend against skin disorders is to prevent them.
During this program you'll learn:
- Your role in the prevention of common skin disorders
- How to use the S.K.I.N. Check to identify possible skin disorders and assess skin disorders that may already be present, and
- Your role in the treatment of skin disorders
"Your Role in Resident Skin Careis a practical educational tool. It shows long-term care staff and health care providers using proven techniques for preventing and properly identifying skin disorders. It also demonstrates preventive measures that help to minimize the threat to residents. Filled with practical information and useful instruction, this video will explain the major causes of skin disorders in long-term care settings, what you can do to prevent them and so much more.
This video training provides a unique and interactive learning experience. In addition to the valuable learning information contained in the video and accompanying facilitator guide, the video in-service provides opportunities for facilitated discussion. The video instruction and exercises will help participants understand how to best prevent and properly identify skin disorders. In addition, the program covers the staffs role in skin treatment.
Resident health is your number one priority. Your residents and their families trust you to help protect them and to guard their health É the health of people who, in many cases, are more susceptible to skin disorders. With proper training and education you can provide the best protection for your residents.YOU MAY DOWNLOAD THE FACILITATOR GUIDE HERE