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Perineal & Catheter Care

Course Syllabus

This course provides caregivers with pertinent information about the causes of pressure ulcers and tips for preventing pressure ulcers. It emphasizes how much easier it is to prevent a pressure ulcer than to cure one! A good risk management inservice!


Name at least four symptoms of a pressure ulcer.
Discuss a minimum of five ways of preventing pressure ulcers.
List the stages of pressure ulcer development.
Discuss at least five factors that put a client at risk for developing an ulcer.
Explain at least three ways that pressure ulcers are treated.

Audio: Yes
Course Length: 1 hour(s)
Audience: Home Health Aide; Hospice Aide; Nurse Assistant - CNA; Personal Care Aide
CE Credit: 1 hour(s)
CE Approval Statement: In the Know is an approved provider of online CNA continuing education in 49 states. (Exception: The state of Delaware provides free continuing education to all Delaware CNAs.)
Disclosures: The authors, planners and reviewers of this educational activity declare no conflicts of interest with this activity. There are no commercial interests or sponsorships related to this educational activity.

Course Additional Information

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    Course Code: ITK1040071

    Available in PDF: Yes

    State Code: FL BON CE Provider#: 50-16953, Topic Approval Code: 20-531200; CDPH Approval: NAC# 7036; WA DSHS CE Code: CO1627763