This course presents ways to prevent pressure injury. It is important that you know what pressure injuries are, how they develop and are classified, where they are most likely to occur, characteristics that increase pressure injury risk, and interventions that can reduce this risk.
Georgia Nursing Home Administrators Board (CEBroker Provider # 50-290)
Florida Board of Nursing Home Administrators (CEBroker Provider # 50-290)
This is not an accredited course for professional license renewal. Florida CNAs may use this inservice toward meeting their annual inservice requirement.
Relias Learning, LLC is approved as a Curriculum Developer by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services. This activity is approved for 1.0000 contact hours for all WA State Direct Care Workers. Training Provider Code: WA0624. CE Approval Code: CO1729963
This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.
This program is approved for 1.00 hours by the Dietary Managers Association. Approval code 163016.
Relias, LLC is an approved provider of continuing education by the California Department of Public Health, Provider # NAC7001.
The certificate must be retained by the licensee for a period of four (4) years after the course is completed.
This learning activity meets the definition of *** ONLINE *** CEUs. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.
This educational offering is approved by the California Nursing Home Administrator Program (NHAP) as a Patient Care/Aging ("P" credit) course. Provider # CEP 1701; Course Approval # 1701035-8122/P. This activity is approved for 1.0000 contact hours.
This educational offering has been reviewed by the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for 1.0000 clock hours. If you have any feedback regarding the NAB approved continuing education programs, send your email to the following address: [email protected]
Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: Pressure Injury A. Meet Henry B. What’s in a Name? C. How Does Injury Occur? D. Pressure E. Shear F. Pressure Injury Sites G. Review H. Summary Section 3: Pressure Injury Staging A. Skin Layers B. The Four Stages of Pressure Injuries C. Stage 1 D. Stage 2 E. Stage 3 F. Stage 4 G. Unstageable Pressure Injury H. Deep Tissue Pressure Injury I. Review J. Summary Section 4: At Risk A. Who is at Risk? B. Internal Risk Factors C. External Risk Factors D. Assessment of Risk E. Review F. Summary Section 5: Preventing Pressure Injuries A. T-N-T B. T-Turning C. N-Nutrition D. T- Toileting E. Pressure Relief F. Skin Care G. Physical Activity H. Review I. Summary Section 6: Conclusion A. Summary B. Course Contributor C. Resources D. References E. Congratulations
Jennifer W. Burks is a Curriculum Designer in Post-Acute Care for Relias. She has over 25 years of clinical and teaching experience, and her areas of expertise are critical care and home health. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The University of Virginia in 1993 and her Master of Science in Nursing from The University of North Carolina, Greensboro in 1996. Her professional practice in education is guided by a philosophy borrowed from Florence Nightingale's Notes on Nursing, "I do not pretend to teach her how, I ask her to teach herself, and for this purpose, I venture to give her some hints." Disclosure: Jennifer W. Burks, M.S.N., R.N. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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