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Welcome to the Chest Drain Management module, which examines what is a chest drain, where and why this is used along with different chest drainage systems. This course provides an excellent introduction to understanding and managing chest drainage. Please click on all + signs that you see in the course. Please click on all visual cards that ask you to "flip" them. You will not be able to advance to the next section unless you do and answer any questions in that section. There will be a some questions at the end of some sections of the training to check for comprehension. Good luck and enjoy the course.   Your Medela University Team   Please follow the below instructions to get to and complete the training course: Click the "Add" button to transfer your preferred course to your shopping cart. Click the "Proceed to Cart" button to check out. If you are a returning user, log-in with your personal log-in credentials. If you are a new user, please click on "Create an Account".  Back in your shopping cart, click on "Next Step Check Out". Return to dashboard to start your course.   This course is CPD (Continuing Professional Development) certified. This course is also endorsed by EfCCNa (European federation of Critical Care Nursing associations).   Read More

This training will discuss the prevalence of diabetes in the USA along with its complications. The consequences, treatment approaches, and assessment of Diabetic Foot Ulcers (DFU) will also be addressed.   Activity approved for 1.0 Contact Hours by the California Board of Registered Nursing: Provider #13692 Read More

This training will discuss the management of patients with lower leg ulcers and wound assessment as it relates to chronic lower leg ulcers. The course will review the management of Venous Leg Ulcers (VLU), Arterial Ulcers, and Diabetic Foot Ulcers (DFU).   Activity approved for 1.0 Contact Hours by the California Board of Registered Nursing: Provider #13692 Read More

This webinar explains how change was initiated by an ICU nurse and the experiences in a level 1 trauma center in Amsterdam. The two speakers start with their idea, how they gathered knowledge, took action and implemented the Thopaz+ digital chest drainage system. Additionally they share the challenges they overcame and their keys to success.   Presenters   Floris Brouwers Senior nurse trauma surgery, Amsterdam VUmc, the Netherlands   Indy Kelderman Researcher trauma surgery, Amsterdam VUmc, the Netherlands Read More

This video based course talks through step by step how to set up the Thopaz+ device, including tubing and canister connection. Ideally you should have the equipment in front of you to follow the steps or alternatively use the Thopaz+ Simulator App. This course is part of an educational package to enhance your knowledge and confidence using the Thopaz+ device. Read More

This training will give you a basic understanding of the structure and function of skin and the phases of wound healing. Participants will also learn the difference between acute and chronic wounds and the humanistic and financial burdens of wounds.   Activity approved for 1.0 Contact Hours by the California Board of Registered Nursing: Provider #13692 Read More

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