Everything you need to develop a comprehensive pressure injury program aligned with global best practices.
Learn the best practices in pressure injury prevention and management to help stave off complications in patients.
Access handy summaries of recommended interventions and resources to help you improve your facility's readiness.
Stay updated with information on the latest guidelines4 by the National Pressure Injury Advisory Panel (NPIAP), Pan Pacific Pressure Injury Alliance (PPPIA), and more.
Debra M. Thayer, MS, RN, CWOCN, provides a quick review of the connection between IAD as a risk factor for pressure injury and considerations for facilities.
In this 50-minute video, Dot Weir, RN, CWON, CWS, explores wound assessment utilising a holistic approach. The program objective is to identify characteristics used to assess wounds.
Stay current on additional environmental monitoring topics.
This course outlines common areas where PI diagnosis, treatment and prevention often come up short despite the latest global efforts to determine root causes and expand clinical recommendations for assessment and management.
This course provides a general overview of the skin, while focusing on medical conditions that affect the integumentary system and contribute to skin break down or damage. It also shares how moisture, trauma and pressure may result in damage to skin integrity.
his course helps you understand the relationship between pressure injuries and IAD and outlines a holistic approach to skin safety and skin damage prevention.
Experience visual learning through an interactive wound care tissue texture lab. Using the textures and consistencies of different foods, this presentation will provide an overview of the fundamentals of the physiological changes that occur to skin and wounds with several types of edema and lipodermatosclerosis, and gives an overview of moist wound healing.
1. Health Research & Educational Trust (2016, January). Hospital Acquired Pressure Ulcers (HAPU) Change Package: 2016 Update. Chicago, IL: Health Research & Educational Trust. Accessed at www.hret-hen.org.
2. Labeau SO, et al. Prevalence, associated factors and outcomes of pressure injuries in adult intensive care unit patients: the DecubICUs study. Intensive Care Med. 2020 Oct 9. doi: 10.1007/s00134-020-06234-9. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33034686.
3. Gefen A (2008) How much time does it take to get a pressure ulcer? Integrated evidence from human, animal, and in vitro studies. Ostomy Wound Manag 54:26–28, 30‑25
4. European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel, National Pressure Injury Advisory Panel and Pan Pacific Pressure Injury Alliance. Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Ulcers/Injuries: Quick Reference Guide. Emily Haesler (Ed.). EPUAP/NPIAP/PPPIA: 2019
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