In this session, we will explore new thinking on skin safety, etiology of pressure injuries (PI) and the impact that science has on prevention strategies. The process and value of generating facility-based data to drive effective PI prevention will be presented along with real world examples of practice change.
Following this activity the learner will be able to:
Describe the concept of skin safety and the value of a holistic approach to prevention.
Describe the value and impact that facility-based data can have on skin damage prevention efforts.
Describe advances in understanding of pressure injury development and the impact of that knowledge on interventions for prevention.