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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.

Continuing Education Credits/Contact Hours for this activity expired on November 30, 2018.