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Updates: 2016 WOCN Society Guideline for Prevention and Management of Pressure Ulcers


Jun 8, 2016 10:20am ‐ Jun 8, 2016 11:20am


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Description

This session will discuss the recommendations in the WOCN® Society’s 2016 updated Guidelines for Prevention and Management of Pressure Ulcers. This evidence-based guideline was developed by a panel of WOCN Society members. The presentation will address important updates in the following areas of assessment, prevention, and treatment; highlighting identification of risk factors, wound assessment, quality of life, risk reduction, wound management, adjunctive therapies, pain management, palliative care, and patient/family education.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe updates in the evidence for prevention and management of pressure ulcers to be able incorporate into clinical practice setting

Speaker(s):

  • Catherine R. Ratliff, PhD, GNP-BC, CWOCN, CFCN, NP/Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Virginia Health System

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