Purpose and Objectives

General Purpose

To provide an overview of pressure injury identification and staging, pressure injury survey procedures, and pressure injury prevention for accuracy in data collection.

Learning Objectives

After reviewing the training modules and passing module tests, you will be able to:

  • Accurately classify/stage pressure injuries from photographs and wound description
  • Differentiate a pressure injury from other types of wounds and skin injuries
  • Describe pressure injury data collection procedures
  • Describe pressure injury risk assessment and prevention interventions
  • Distinguish among a community-acquired, hospital-acquired, and unit-acquired pressure injury

This activity is approved through January 31, 2019.

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In support of improving patient care, Press Ganey 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.

Press Ganey is the sole provider and sponsor of this course.

All nurse planners and content specialists for this course have agreed to present information fairly and without bias, based on generally accepted scientific principles and methods, and not promote the commercial interests of Press Ganey during the session.

2 contact hours will be awarded to learners who participate in the entire activity and complete the evaluation.

The learner must successfully complete all 4 modules in one sitting.