WOCN Conference 2018

W408 - Medical Device Related Pressure Injuries: What We Know Today Can Improve the Future

Jun 5, 2018 3:10pm ‐ Jun 5, 2018 4:10pm

Standard: $5.00


Pressure injuries from devices have become a great concern to clinicians as they are challenged with determining strategies to prevent their occurrence. This session will provide the historical perspective for this concern, what it means in today’s practice, and what are the strategies we need to consider to avoid them in the future.

Learning Objective:

  • The learner will identify sources of pressure injuries from devices and the necessary strategies to prevent their occurrence.


  • Barbara Delmore, PhD, RN, CWCN, MAPWCA, IIWCC-NYU, Senior Nurse Scientist, NYU Langone Health; Clinical Assistant Professor, Hansjӧrg Wyss, Department of Plastic Surgery, NYU Langone Health

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