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Pressure Ulcers: Reducing Risk & Managing Care


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This program is being revised to reflect updated regulatory guidance and quality measures. Scheduled to be available in 2018. For more information please contact MED-PASS customer service at 800-438-8884.

Updated to reflect the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel‘s (NPUAP) 2007 pressure ulcer staging system.

Most pressure ulcers are preventable. All healthcare staff should be familiar with the fundamentals of pressure ulcers development and prevention. This in-service gives an overview of pressure ulcers and discusses basic nursing prevention, assessment, intervention, treatment and monitoring of pressure ulcers. Also includes how to stage pressure ulcers using the NPUAP‘s updated 2007 staging system.

Learner objectives include:
  • Define pressure ulcer, deep tissue injury and unstageable pressure ulcer.
  • Name 3 factors contributing to pressure ulcers.
  • Describe the 4 stages of pressure ulcers using the NPUAP‘s staging system.
  • State 3 risk factors that contribute to pressure ulcers.
  • Name 2 interventions for prevention of pressure ulcers.
  • List monitoring and documentation guidelines required by federal regulations.
  • Content reflects 2005 changes to the Interpretive Guidelines at F-tag 314.
  • Includes CD containing handouts, record-keeping documents and the lesson plan in PowerPoint®
  • SmartStaff In-Service Training Programs do not include DVD or video tape presentations.
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Additional Info
Format 3-ring binder with CD
Published Revised August 2007
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