Credit Information: Nurses – ANCC and CBRN Accreditation Statements
The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society is accredited as a provider of
continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15115.
DISCLAIMER: Accreditation refers to educational content only and does not imply ANCC, CBRN or WOCN Society endorsement of any commercial product or service.
Target Audience: RN, Nurse Practitioners, Health Care Professionals who work with WOC patients.
Program Overview: Moisture-associated skin damage (MASD) has received enhanced attention as a contributing cause of pressure injuries, but also as skin damage often mistaken for pressure injuries. Incontinence-associated dermatitis (IAD) and Intertriginous dermatitis (ITD)/intertrigo are unique, yet often inter-related phenomenon. This session will review the current literature regarding IAD and ITD, highlighting the evidence, reimbursement and regulatory gaps. The session will discuss best practice recommendations for prevention and treatment of both IAD and ITD, including over the counter and prescriptive interventions.
Learning Objectives: Upon successful completion of this session, you will be able to integrate best practice recommendations for IAD and ITD into your clinical practice.
Disclosures: The planners and faculty for this session reported no relevant relationships with commercial interest organizations unless listed below. This presentation was reviewed to ensure no bias was present as a result of any disclosed relationships.
Mary Arnold-Long: Molnlycke - consultant and speaker; 3M - speaker and PI for Ultra Study
Commercial Support or Non-Commercial Sponsorship: There is no commercial support or non-commercial sponsorship for this activity.