Incontinence-associated dermatitis (IAD) is a common skin injury resulting from exposure of skin to urine and stool. It is often found among seniors and less mobile individuals whose incontinence is managed with absorbent products. In this session, we cover the how, when and why of IAD, as well as solutions for recovery and prevention.
- Become aware of the different types of skin damage resulting from incontinence-related moisture.
- Assessment of the skin related to Incontinence-Associated Dermatitis.
- Seasonal tips for preventing IAD year-round.
About Joyce A. Moss, ADN, BSN, MN, MSc, RN, CWS, CWCN, COCN
Capital Nursing Education
Joyce Moss is an accomplished nurse who attended California State University, Sacramento where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She earned her Master of Nursing in Nursing Management at the University of Phoenix, and a Master of Science with an emphasis in Wound Healing and Tissue Repair at Cardiff University Wales, United Kingdom.
Joyce has held many Nursing positions throughout her career. Her most recent experience has been at the Veterans Administration Northern California Health Care System, as a Wound Ostomy Coordinator. Joyce developed the Nurse-run Wound Ostomy clinic at the VA in Sacramento. Joyce also has been employed as a Staff educator and wound Specialist at AccentCare Home Health. She served as Regional Education Coordinator-Wound Care Specialist at AllCare Home Health Services.
Currently, Joyce volunteers her time with the Placerville United Ostomy Support group lending her 25 years of Ostomy care and education to promote a better understanding and improved access to care for ostomates, families, and healthcare staff.
This webinar originally took place on September 13, 2023.