Translating Updates in Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Injuries to Clinical Practice
Melody R. Austin, MSN, RN, CWOCN, CNS, CWON-AP WOC
Nurse/Clinical Nurse Specialist
Heather Hedges, BSN, RN, CWOCN
Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurse
Hunter Holmes McGuire VAMC
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After participating in this activity, learners should be better able to:
- Examine the clinical and financial impact of hospital-acquired pressure injuries (HAPIs) and medical device-related pressure injuries (MDRPIs)
- Describe key updates in the evidence related to technology for repositioning and prevention of pressure injuries
- Explore the role of prophylactic dressings and patient monitoring technologies in the prevention of HAPIs and MDRPIs
- Examine case studies on multidisciplinary approaches to implementing MDRPI bundles
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Release Date: July 30, 2021
Expiration Date: December 30, 2023
Estimated Time to Complete: 1.00 hour
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Ms. Austin: Speakers Bureau—Smith & Nephew Advanced Wound Management Division
Ms. Hedges: Speakers Bureau—Smith & Nephew, Advanced Wound Management Division
Daniel Federman, MD, FACP
Professor of Medicine
Yale University School of Medicine
Associate Chief of Medicine
VA Connecticut Healthcare System
West Haven, Connecticut
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Susie Seaman, NP, MSN, CWOCN (nurse planner)
Susie Seaman Wound Care Consulting
San Diego, CA
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