The purpose of this learning activity is to provide you with an introduction to the use of the Pressure Ulcers Scale of Healing (PUSH) tool in the wound management process. A review of pressure ulcer staging definitions is also provided.
In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Section 2: Assessing Wound and the MDS 3.0
Pressure Injuries and the MDS 3.0
Section 3: Skin Basics
Anatomical Composition of Skin
Section 4: Pressure Injury Stages
Staging of Pressure Ulcers
2016 Stage 1: Non-blanchable erythema of intact skin
2016 Stage 2: Partial-thickness skin loss with exposed dermis
2016 Stage 3: Full thickness skin loss
2016 Stage 4: Full-thickness skin and tissue loss
2016 Unstageable Pressure Injury
2016 Deep Tissue Pressure Injury
Section 5: The PUSH Tool
Calculating a Push Score
Completing the PUSH Tool
Section 6: Pressure Ulcer Healing
Section 7: Conclusion
Ron Orth obtained a nursing degree from Milwaukee Area Technical College in 1985 and a B. A. in Health Care Administration from Concordia University in 1996. Mr. Orth possesses over 30 years of nursing experience with over 20 of those in the Skilled Nursing industry. Mr. Orth has extensive experience in teaching Medicare regulations to healthcare providers both in the US and internationally. Mr. Orth is currently the Director of Curriculum Design for Post-acute Care at Relias. Ron is certified in Healthcare Compliance through the Compliance Certification Board (CCB). Ron has also successfully completed the Infection Control Officer training through the AHCA.Disclosure: Ron Orth RN, CHC, CMAC has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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