As an individual ages, the integumentary changes which impacts not only wound healing but potential for wounds to occur. This course will review the aging issues of the integumentary system to allow the clinician to differentiate between physiological and pathological changes. The clinician will be able to adequately address risk factors, clinical assessment and management of integumentary conditions, and develop PT plan of care related to the integumentary system. Included will be common pathologies, atypical wounds, interventions for pain management and end of life issues with emphasis on the role of the Physical Therapist.

Course Code:

LMS-773

APTACategory

Genesis

cert_CA approval

CPTA2018-19

cert_Insert Up To

No

cert_Logo One

cert_No IACET

No

cert_NV credit value

0.2

cert_NY approval

Yes

cert_OH approval code

18S0908

cert_OH hours

2

cert_PA DA hours

0

cert_PA Ethics hours

0

cert_PA Gen hours

2

cert_Transcript stmt

No

cert_TX approval

1909019TX

Completion Instructions

Review the course, complete the assessment with at least a 70% score, claim your CEUs.

Course level

Intermediate

Date published

06/02/2016

Delivery method

Online

Instructor(s)

Jill Heitzman, PT, DPT, GCS, NCS, CWS, CEEAA, FACCWS

Learning objectives

Following the course, the participants will:

  1. Discuss the impact biological aging of the integumentary system has on the wound healing process.
  2. Correlate integumentary changes to potential underlying pathologies.
  3. Analyze the risk factors (intrinsic and extrinsic) associated with integumentary pathologies.
  4. Differentiate the various integument conditions commonly seen in aging adults.
  5. Recognize PT role in end of life care related to identifying skin failure and palliative care issues

Partner(s)

Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy

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#Lessons:
1LMS-773_Integumentary_package.mp4
2Assessment_Integumentary
Overview
Type:E-Learning Course
Credits:0.2
Credit Categories
Domains:Geriatrics, Aging, Integumentary, Jill Heitzman
Enrollment
Price:$100.00
Available discounts:
  • Non Member
    $100.00
    (until 12/31/2030)
  • Member
    $60.00
    (until 12/31/2030)
  • Geriatrics
    $54.00
    (until 12/31/2030)
* Prices in US Dollar