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Staging, Measuring and Documenting Pressure Ulcers

September 26, 2013

Elizabeth Ayello PhD, RN, CWON

Dr. Ayello, Co-author of the “Pocket Guide to Pressure Ulcers” will present a one hour webinar on the assessment and proper documentation of pressure ulcers. This material is appropriate for all professional staff working in administration and direct care in all health care settings.

Program Objectives
After watching this broadcast participants will be able to:

  • Differentiate the six pressure ulcer stages.
  • Identify the steps in clinical measurement of pressure ulcers.
  • Identify the key components of pressure ulcer documentation starting with the risk assessment.

Target Audience: Nurses, Physicians, Administrators, Health Educators, and Epidemiologists working in hospitals, nursing homes, home care and hospices. Public Health Nurses, staff at Local Health Department

School of Public Health, University at Albany is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Massachusetts Association of Registered Nurses, Inc., an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This program has been approved by the NYS Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators for 1.00 continuing education credit for nursing home administrators. Approval NY-H-002-13

This project is funded through a Memorandum of Understanding with the NYS Department of Health
There is no commercial interest funding this program