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Your Documentation Matters: Pressure Ulcer Documentation for Physicians

Originally presented on November 17, 2015

Presenter: 
Joyce M. Black, PhD, RN, CWCN, FAAN
Associate Professor, College of Nursing
University of Nebraska Medical Center

This program is designed for physicians and mid-level providers to increase their understanding of the importance of documentation of wounds in the medical record and common issues with differential diagnosis and documentation of wounds of the pelvis and heel/leg.

After viewing this webinar participants will be able to:

  • Identify the financial significance of documentation of pressure ulcers upon admission to any facility.
  • Describe the common differential diagnoses of wounds on the buttocks.
  • Describe the common differential diagnoses of wounds on the foot and leg.

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 November 30, 2018.


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 November 30, 2018.


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 November 30, 2018.