NUR181 - F686 Preventing Pressure Ulcers (1.0 HR)

$15.95
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013-4792

The nurse will enhance her understanding of CMS requirements in preventing pressure ulcers as well as promoting the healing of pressure ulcers that are present.

Purpose: The nurse will enhance her understanding of CMS requirements in preventing pressure ulcers as well as promoting the healing of pressure ulcers that are present.

Objectives:

  1. Define terminology related to pressure ulcers; 
  2. Describe how pressure ulcers occur; 
  3. Explain pressure ulcer prevention measures; 
  4. Identify risk factors that increase an individual’s susceptibility to develop or to not heal pressure ulcers; 
  5. Discuss pressure points and tissue tolerance; 
  6. Describe interventions that can be utilized to prevent or treat a pressure ulcer; 
  7. Discuss pressure ulcers, including the three most common types of ulcers, staging, healing, s/s of infection, and dressings and treatment.

Continuing Education Credits: 1.0 contact hours Iowa BON #335; 1.0 contact hours CA Board of Nursing CEP 14033; 1.0 contact hours CE Broker # 50-4572 Florida and District of Columbia; 0 contact hours for Social Work State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 159.001315; 1.0 contact hours for Physical Therapy State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 216.000284; 1.0 contact hours for Occupational Therapy State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 224.000164; 1.0 CE hours for certified nursing assistants; long term care department heads; and other health care disciplines.

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