Pressure Ulcer Care for Health Providers
Author: Deborah Zaricor: MSN, RN, CWOCN, WOC
Current Accreditation: California Board of Registered Nursing – 3.00 Hours – Reference number: 15273 / Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians – 3.00 Hours – Reference number: V10750 / California Department of Public Health (CDPH) – 4.00 Hours – Reference number: #7039
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Being Vigilant is a critical skill required when you’re taking care of patients with or at risk for pressure ulcers. And if you are looking for ways on how to deal with pressure ulcers, this course will expand your knowledge on assessing and detecting pressure ulcers risks and formation for better patient care.
When the student has finished the Pressure Ulcer module, he/she will be able to:
1. Correctly identify a definition of pressure ulcer.
2. Correctly identify the basic cause of pressure ulcers.
3. Identify three specific causes that contribute to the development of pressure ulcers.
4. Correctly identify three factors that increase the risk of developing pressure ulcers.
5. Identify a specific medical condition that increases the risk of developing pressure ulce