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WOCN Continuing Education

Education Boosts Engagement and Reduces Pressure Injuries




Credits: None available.

Standard: $10.00
Members: $0.00

Description

Education Boosts Engagement and Reduces Pressure Injuries

Release Date: 7/23/2020
Expiration Date: 7/23/2022

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

Credit Information:
Nurses – ANCC and CBRN Accreditation Statements

The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development 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.

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

To Receive Credit:
1. Complete the activity in its entirety.
2. Complete/submit the evaluation.
3. Print out your certificate and/or save to your computer. It will also be saved to your CEC account.

Program Overview:
Hospital-acquired pressure injuries are a problem that many WOC nurses regularly encounter. This course will illustrate the process that nurses can follow to properly identify increased instances of HAPI, and review steps to take to address and solve the problem, including coordination with the facility education leaders as well as administration. The course will illustrate interventions for improving staff understanding and implementation of an effective pressure injury prevention and wound care program within the healthcare setting. Learners will also identify professional resources to aid in addressing similar challenges in their own healthcare settings.

Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to describe methods to enhance education and engagement with assessment tools and intervention strategies to decrease pressure injury.

Disclosures:
The planners and speaker for this session reported no relevant relationships with commercial interest organizations. This presentation was reviewed to ensure no bias was present.

Commercial Support or Non-Commercial Sponsorship:
There is no commercial support or non-commercial sponsorship for this activity.

Topic: Wound

Speaker(s):

Credits

  • 0.25 - Contact Hours

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