Pressure ulcers remain a major health problem in the United States.  Although prevention of pressure ulcers is a multidisciplinary responsibility, nurses play a major role in prevention, risk assessment, and treatment.  This course provides information on nursing management and medical management of patients with pressure ulcers.

Topics include...

Predicting / Assessing Patient Risk

•Pressure Redistribution Measures

•Identification and Classification

•Wound Healing Process

•Wound Care Clinical Plan

•Nutrition and Wound Healing

•Documentation of Wound

•Assessment