Translating Updates in Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Injuries to Clinical Practice
This program was recorded during the WoundCon 2021 Virtual Meeting. If you claimed credit for the live program, you cannot claim credit for this enduring program.
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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These activities are designed for clinicians, across the continuum, involved in the prevention and management of patients with chronic wounds.
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, 2022
Estimated Time to Complete: 1.00 hour
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NACCME would like to thank the following company who has supported “Translating Updates in Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Injuries to Clinical Practice" through an educational grant: Smith & Nephew
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The faculty has reported the following:
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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