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WOCN Continuing Education

New Approaches to Reduce Occiput Pressure Injuries on Pediatric ECMO Patients

Nov 29, 2021 4:00pm ‐ Nov 29, 2024 4:00pm

Expiration Date: Nov 29, 2024

Credits: None available.

Standard: $10.00
Members: $0.00


Credits (Post Test and/or Evaluation Required)

0.5 - Contact Hours

Release Date: 11/29/2021

Expiration Date: 11/29/2024

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.

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.

Program Overview: This course reviews Hospital Acquired Pressure Injuries (HAPI) in pediatric patients in the neonatal cardiac intensive care unit on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) and explains the different challenges related to HAPI prevention with infants and smaller children. The course reviews risk factors including mobility and gravitational equilibrium as some of the greatest challenges for prevention of HAPIs in this patient population. The course describes the effectiveness of an interdisciplinary approach to guide practice and develop sustainable outcomes.

Learning Outcome: The learner will report increased understanding of pressure injury prevention protocols for the pediatric population, specifically in the intensive care setting, using a multi-disciplinary approach.


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.


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


Category: Wound


  • 0.50 - Contact Hours

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