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Physician Engagement in Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Treatment

Originally presented on March 31, 2016

Presenter: 
Jennifer M. Reckrey, MD

Assistant Professor of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

The purpose of this program is to promote and expand engagement of Physicians and other advanced practice clinicians/professionals in Gold STAMP principles.

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

  • Recognize the importance of physician involvement in a team based approach to pressure ulcer prevention and treatment.
  • Provide examples of challenges to physician engagement in pressure ulcer prevention and treatment
  • Identify strategies to engage physicians in pressure ulcer prevention and treatment both for individual patients as well as institutions.
  • Describe how identifying pressure ulcers in the framework of a geriatric syndrome can enhance physician engagement in pressure ulcer prevention and treatment.

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 March 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 February 28, 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 March 31, 2019.