Prosthetic Care

Prosthetic Care 

Individuals with amputations often use prosthetic devices. However, improper care and use of prosthetic devices can result in unwanted complications. This course will describe the best practices when providing care for those with prosthetic devices and their stump.

$15.00

Hours: 0.25
REL-SRC-0-PRC

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Course Details

Course Code: REL-SRC-0-PRC
Hours: 0.25
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 11/30/2023
Learning Objectives:
Describe the procedure for applying and removing a prosthesis.
Describe how to provide stump care for those with amputations.
Identify how to correctly care for a prosthetic.

Outline:
Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: Prosthesis and Stump Care A. Prosthesis B. Parts of the Prosthetic Arm C. Parts of the Prosthetic Leg D. Prosthesis Fit E. Care of the Prosthesis F. Care of the Stump G. Limb Stockings H. Applying and Removing the Prosthesis I. Review Section 3: Conclusion A. Summary B. Course Contributor C. References D. Congratulations! E. Exam

Instructor: Elizabeth Kellerman, MSN, RN
Elizabeth Kellerman MSN, RN started in nursing in 2007 after graduating from Samuel Merritt University in Oakland, California. While working in a critical care unit at Sutter Mills-Peninsula Hospital she earned her CCRN and TNCC. Her experience and knowledge led her to nursing education where she taught at a community college while working to receive her Master's in Nurse Education at Western Carolina University. As a nursing instructor, she spent time in many types of care settings including medical-surgical inpatient and community living centers. Her passion for education and training has most recently led her to a position as subject matter expert and content writer for Relias. Disclosure: Elizabeth Kellerman, MSN, RN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: Entry level Direct Care Workers; in the following settings: Post-Acute Care.
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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Accommodations
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