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Incontinence Associated Dermatitis - IAD Module 1

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Incontinence Associated Dermatitis - IAD Module 1

E-Learning Course
Continence Management
Approx. time to complete
60 Minutes
This module is certified


The aim of this module is to provide you with information to improve understanding of incontinence-associated dermatitis including its pathophysiology, complications and prevention strategies to improve outcomes for the people entrusted to your care.
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This module is certified

Learning Objectives

By the end of this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe skin anatomy, physiology and skin function
  • Understand the role skin pH plays in skin integrity
  • Define IAD
  • Identify IAD complications
  • Describe IAD prevention strategies


Dr Jill Campbell

Dr Jill Campbell is an experienced wound care clinician and Senior Research Fellow for the National Health and Medical Research Council Centre of Research Excellence in Wiser Wound Care at Griffith University in Queensland, Australia.

Her doctoral research investigated the phenomenon of Incontinence Associated Dermatitis (IAD) in the acute care setting. Her special skin integrity interests are also pressure injury prevention and management and more broadly, preventing skin injury in vulnerable elders.

She has published and presented her research internationally and has been an invited member of several global expert panels.

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