Arjo Academy
Clinical Webinar Series Offerings

Join us on the first Wednesday and final Friday of every month as we spotlight the hottest topics in critical care, early mobility, 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 health care.

DATE PROGRAM DESCRIPTION WEBINAR OBJECTIVES REGISTRATION
March 29 Early Mobility in the ICU Complications of immobility, nurse and patient injury risk and solutions to mobilizing your patient will be discussed.
  • Discuss the impact of immobility
  • Discuss evidence and benefits for early mobility in the ICU
  • Review Early Mobility program and its alignment to safe patient handling
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April 3 The science behind microclimate The etiology of pressure injury, specifically how pressure, shear, heat and moisture affect the skin, as well as the differences between positive and negative airflow, will be discussed.
  • Discuss the etiology of pressure injuries
  • Discuss the effects of temperature, moisture and the importance of the microclimate
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April 26 Why wait? Barriers, complications and solutions to supporting an Early Mobility program will be discussed.
  • Discuss the consequences of immobility
  • Review the benefits of progressive mobility
  • Review the benefits of in-bed mobility, such as prone positioning
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May 1 Are you active or reactive? The high cost of pressure injuries and how support surfaces are part of the prevention equation according to the NPUAP Support Surface Standards Initiative (S3I), will be discussed.
  • Define active and reactive surfaces
  • Differentiate the characteristics of support surfaces
  • List recommended guidelines for support surface selection
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May 8 Music and Memory and Residents with Dementia Music-related activity can increase well-being through social interaction and opportunities to reminisce, and can help reduce anxiety in residents with dementia.
  • To understand the affect that music has on the mental health of dementia residents
  • Learn techniques to operationally provide person centered care in a holistic manner
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May 17 Identifying patient profiles and equipment to mobilize your patient Please join us into how to properly assess patients to determine if they are ready for early mobility and use assessment tools to choose appropriate equipment.
  • How to conduct a patient assessment in the context of early mobility and safe patient handling
  • How to use a variety of assessment tools to make decisions about safe patient handling and mobility
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May 31 Nursing considerations for prone therapy The challenges of and solutions for caring for a patient in the prone position will be discussed.
  • Review skin considerations
  • Understand invasive line management
  • Understand important testing/intervention management and procedures
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June 5 Safe Patient Handling and pressure injury prevention The impact that friction and shear have on the skin, as well as safe patient handling devices to safely mobilize the patient, will be discussed.
  • Discuss the impact of shear and friction on skin
  • Develop a care plan for pressure injuries and decreased mobility
  • Define pressure, shear and friction
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June 28 Early Mobility in the ICU Complications of immobility, nurse and patient injury risk and solutions to mobilizing your patient will be discussed.
  • Discuss the impact of immobility
  • Discuss evidence and benefits for early mobility in the ICU
  • Review Early Mobility program and its alignment to safe patient handling
Download
July 3 The science behind microclimate The etiology of pressure injury, specifically how pressure, shear, heat and moisture affect the skin, as well as the differences between positive and negative airflow, will be discussed.
  • Discuss the etiology of pressure injuries
  • Discuss the effects of temperature, moisture and the importance of the microclimate
Download
July 26 Why wait? Barriers, complications and solutions to supporting an early mobility program will be discussed.
  • Discuss the consequences of immobility
  • Review the benefits of progressive mobility
  • Review the benefits of in-bed mobility, such as prone positioning
Download
August 2 Case Based Learning: Applying Early Mobility Principles  
  • Review four case studies
  • Accurately assess patients bases on early mobility principles
  • Gain full understanding of how to use the assessment tools
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August 30 Early Mobility in the ICU Complications of immobility, nurse and patient injury risk and solutions to mobilizing your patient will be discussed.
  • Discuss the impact of immobility
  • Discuss evidence and benefits for early mobility in the ICU
  • Review Early Mobility program and its alignment to safe patient handling
Download
September 4 Safe Patient Handling and pressure injury prevention The impact that friction and shear have on the skin, as well as safe patient handling devices to safely mobilize the patient, will be discussed.
  • Discuss the impact of shear and friction on skin
  • Develop a care plan for pressure injuries and decreased mobility
  • Define pressure, shear and friction
Download
September 27 Prone positioning: positioning the patient for improved outcomes The pathophysiology of ARDS, treatment modalities, research findings and how best to safely implement prone therapy will be discussed.
  • Discuss the impact of immobility in the ICU
  • Describe the pathophysiology of ARDS
  • Discuss the different treatment modalities for ARDS
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October 2 Care of the bariatric patient Assessment criteria for the bariatric patient, facility readiness, proper equipment selection and use, as well as staff education, will be discussed.
  • Discuss the physiological effects of obesity
  • Describe proper assessments for the bariatric patient
  • Identify challenges for patients, HCPs and the facility
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October 25 Prone positioning: positioning the patient for improved outcomes The pathophysiology of ARDS, treatment modalities, research findings and how best to safely implement prone therapy will be discussed.
  • Discuss the impact of immobility in the ICU
  • Describe the pathophysiology of ARDS
  • Discuss the different treatment modalities for ARDS
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