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Innovations to Stop Pressure Ulcers among Patients at Critically High Risk for Pressure Ulcer Development – a Multidisciplinary Approach

Originally presented on January 14, 2016

Presenters: 
Marci Ruediger, PT, MS

Director of Performance Excellence
Magee Rehabilitation  

Julie Rece, MSN, CRRN, CWOCN
Wound, Ostomy, Continence Clinical Specialist
Magee Rehabilitation

Amy Bratta, PT, DPT
Spinal Cord Injury Therapy Manager
Magee Rehabilitation  

The purpose of the program is to educate healthcare professionals about strategies to reduce pressure ulcers among patients at critically high risk.

Learning Objectives
After viewing this webinar participants will be able to:

  • Identify three best practices to prevent pressure ulcers in patients at highest risk.
  • Describe one strategy for involving various interdisciplinary team members in a pressure ulcer prevention collaboration.
  • Recognize innovative pressure ulcer prevention actions which can be replicated in different settings

The planners, moderator, and presenters do not have any financial arrangements or affiliations with any commercial entities whose products, research or services may be discussed in this activity.

No commercial funding has been accepted for this activity.


Continuing Medical Education Credits

The School of Public Health, University at Albany is accredited by the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The School of Public Health, University at Albany designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Medical Education Credits are offered until January 31, 2019.


Continuing Nurse Education Contact Hours

The University at Albany School of Public Health is an Approved Provider of continuing nurse education by the Northeast Multi-State Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This offering is approved for 1 nursing contact hour(s).

Nursing Contact Hours are offered until January 31, 2019.


Certified Health Education Specialist Contact Hours

Sponsored by the School of Public Health, University and Albany, SUNY, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1.0 total Category I contact education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level continuing education contact hours available are 0.

Continuing Education Contact Hours are offered until January 31, 2019.