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Incontinence Associated Dermatitis - IAD Module 2 - Assessment and Treatment

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Incontinence Associated Dermatitis - IAD Module 2 - Assessment and Treatment

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


The aim of this module is to provide you with information to improve understanding of assessment, categorisation and treatment of incontinence-associated dermatitis. This includes the use of the Ghent GLOBIAD IAD Categorisation Tool, and enhancing accurate differentiation between IAD and pressure injury, thereby improving outcomes for the people entrusted to your care.


This module is certified

Learning Objectives

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

  • Understand the need for accurate assessment of IAD
  • Describe the differences between IAD and pressure injury
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the Ghent GLOBIAD IAD categorization tool
  • Describe treatment for IAD


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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