Progressive Mobility and Pressure Injury: What’s The Link?

Date: March 20, 2019

Time: 01:00PM - 02:00PM

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Progressive mobility is the graded application of positioning and mobility techniques to return patients to prior levels of function. With critical or prolonged illness, recovery of function is slow and increases the duration of risk for pressure injury. This webinar will address pressure injury prevention at all levels of progressive mobility and the ergonomic issues for nurses with these patients. 

Learning Objectives: 

Upon successful completion of this educational program, the learner should be able to:

  1. Describe the risks for pressure injury that occur with various levels of progressive mobility
  2. Identify preventive measures for pressure injury at all levels of progressive mobility

Credit Information:
Nurses – ANCC and CBRN Accreditation Statements

The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15115.

Contact Hour(s): 1.00

DISCLAIMER: Accreditation refers to educational content only and does not imply ANCC, CBRN or WOCN Society endorsement of any commercial product or service.

Target Audience: RN, Nurse Practitioners, Health Care Professionals who work with WOC patients.

To Receive Credit:

  • Complete the activity in its entirety
  • Complete/submit the online evaluation
  • Print out your certificate and/or save to your computer. It will also be saved to your CEC account

Speaker(s):

Disclosure:

The planners and faculty for this program have nothing to disclose unless listed below. All potential Conflicts of Interest have been reviewed by the Lead Nurse Planner, Nurse Planner, and Director of Education, and resolved according to the WOCN Society policy to ensure that no bias exists as a result of disclosed relevant financial relationships with Commercial Interest Organizations.

  • Joyce Black, PhD, RN, FAAN: Consulting fee and Speakers Bureau honorarium for Sage/Stryker Products, EHOB/Wound Vision, Mölnlycke Health Care and Medline.

This webinar is supported by an educational grant from Stryker. The WOCN® Society does not endorse specific products and services.