Learn about the current interventions for prevention, identification, and staging of pressure ulcers. The session also includes the treatment and documentation needed to prevent legal consequences if a pressure ulcer develops.
Contact hours available until 9/27/2017.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Faculty, Planners, Authors, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Planning Committee Member Tammy Mitchell discloses that she holds stock with Hill-Rom.
There are no other disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
Accreditation Statement: This educational activity has been co-provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. and Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC-COA)
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered nursing, Provider Number, CEP 5387.
Objectives: 1. Describe the most common pressure ulcers and wounds seen in the medical-surgical areas. 2. Identify interventions to prevent pressure ulcers. 3. List common treatments and dressings for pressure ulcers. 4. Describe the legal consequences for pressure ulcer development.