(C206) Managing MASD (IAD & ITD): The Rainforest Phenomenon (AP w/ Pharm)
- Room: Ballroom E-J
- Session Number:C206
Saturday, May 20, 2017: 3:55 PM - 4:55 PM
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 ObjectivesThe participant will be able to integrate best practice recommendations for IAD and ITD into their clinical practice.