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OD07 - Increase Two RN Skin Assessment Adherence by Utilizing an Automated Alert System - The Foundation for Hospital-Acquired Pressure Injury (HAPI) Prevention

‐ Oct 20, 2020 1:45pm

Credits: None available.

This session discusses the efforts of one institution to investigate root causes for non-compliance with standard policy regarding pressure injuries and to use the information to develop an early prevention of pressure injury alert system (EPPIA) and standardize EMR documentation.  

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:

Contact hours available until 10/25/22.

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, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee Disclosures:

There are no disclosures to declare.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

Anthony J Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nurses, Provider Number CEP 5387.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to illustrate the benefits of consistent documentation of skin assessment and pressure injury risks through automation of electronic health records to increase compliance.




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Katelynn Jenson
7/5/21 12:22 pm

Very good information. Currently at the hospital I work at we have implemented a two Rn skin check with all admits and transfer and seen a decrease in pressure ulcers!