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Arjo Academy
Inspiring Outcomes

Join us on the second Tuesday and final Friday of every month as we spotlight the hottest topics in critical care, early mobility, dementia care, safe patient handling, wound care, and more!

Presented by key opinion leaders and Arjo’s very own clinical team, this series has been designed by clinicians to keep you up-to-date on the newest trends and topics in healthcare.

DATE PROGRAM DESCRIPTION WHO SHOULD ATTEND REGISTRATION
March 30 Early Mobility in the ICU* Addresses the complications of immobility, nurse and patient injury risk, and solutions to passively and actively mobilize your patients. Critical care nurses, NPs, CNSs, physicians & therapists (respiratory, physical & occupational) Download
April 10 LTC Spotlight: Considerations in Dementia Care Explores the challenges associated with caring for residents with dementia. Includes: the process of aging, types, and stages of dementia, contributing factors that lead to dementia and the signs and symptoms of dementia. Healthcare providers in LTC, assisted living, and memory care Download
April 27 Early Mobility in the ICU* Addresses the complications of immobility, nurse and patient injury risk, and solutions to passively and actively mobilize your patients. Critical care nurses, NPs, CNSs, physicians & therapists (respiratory, physical & occupational) Download
May 8 Are you Active or Reactive? NPUAP Support Surfaces Classifications Reviews the NPUAP Support Surface Standards Initiative (S3i) terms and definitions as they relate to support surfaces, as well as the high cost of pressure injuries and how support surfaces are one part of the prevention equation. RNs, wound care certified professionals, educators, NPs, CNSs & physical therapists Download
May 25 Nursing Considerations for RotoProne® Therapy* Addresses solutions related to the unique challenges and perceived difficulties of caring for your patient in the prone position. Critical care nurses, NPs, CNSs, physicians, educators & therapists (respiratory & physical ) Download
June 6 Behavior is Communication: It Starts with Empathy Addresses strategies for managing challenging behaviors and creating therapeutic physical environments that support best practices of care. Healthcare providers in LTC, assisted living, and memory care Download
June 12 Safe Patient Handling & Mobility (SPHM) Spotlight: Bariatric Care Provides an overview of the health concerns of bariatric patients, risks for healthcare providers taking care of bariatric patients and evidence-based recommendations on components of a bariatric patient handling program. RNs, LPNs, NPs, CNSs, educators & physical therapists Download
June 29 Nursing Considerations for RotoProne® Therapy Addresses solutions related to the unique challenges and perceived difficulties of caring for your patient in the prone position. Critical care nurses, NPs, CNSs, physicians, educators & therapists (respiratory & physical) Learn more
July 10 The Science Behind Microclimate Reviews the etiology of pressure injuries, specifically how pressure, shear, heat and moisture affect the skin, and the differences between positive and negative airflow. RNs, wound care professionals, NPs, CNSs, educators & physical therapists Register
July 12 Music and the Mind: Music Therapy in Dementia Care Explores the science behind music as a therapy and includes strategies for utilizing music to reduce agitation in residents with dementia. Healthcare providers in LTC, assisted living, and memory care Register
July 27 Early Mobility in the ICU* Addresses the complications of immobility, nurse and patient injury risk, and solutions to passively and actively mobilize your patients. Critical care nurses, NPs, CNSs, physicians, educators & therapists (respiratory & physical) Register
August 14 SPHM Spotlight: Falls Prevention Discusses patient fall risk factors and describes evidence-based best practices in falls prevention programs. RNs, LPNs, NPs, CNSs, educators & physical therapists Register
August 31 Early Mobility in the ICU* Addresses the complications of immobility, nurse and patient injury risk, and solutions to passively and actively mobilize your patients. Critical care nurses, NPs, CNSs, physicians, educators & therapists (respiratory & physical) Register
September 11 Care of the Bariatric Patient Reviews the effects of increased body weight on various body systems, the assessment criteria for the bariatric patient, and facility readiness with suggestions for equipment, staff education and culture change. RNs, LPNs, NPs, CNSs, educators & physical therapists Register
September 28 Prone Positioning: Positioning the Patient for Improved Outcomes* Delves into the pathophysiology of ARDS, various treatment modalities, the most current research findings, and how best to implement prone therapy, while reducing the risk of injury to the patient and to caregivers Critical care nurses, NPs, CNSs, educators, physicians & therapists (respiratory & physical) Register
October 9 Early Mobility in the ICU* Covers the effects of immobility in ICU patients, financial impact of immobility, and benefits of early mobility. In addition, this webinar will discuss the barriers and challenges of implementing processes and tools related to early mobility in the ICU. Critical care nurses, NPs, CNSs, physicians, educators & therapists (respiratory & physical) Register
October 26 Prone Positioning: Positioning the Patient for Improved Outcomes* Delves into the pathophysiology of ARDS, various treatment modalities, the most current research findings, and how best to implement prone therapy, while reducing the risk of injury to the patient and to caregivers. Critical care nurses, NPs, CNSs, physicians, educators & therapists (respiratory & physical) Register

* This program is accredited through the AACN for 1.0 CERP contact hour.