Develop a more in-depth understanding of pressure injury risk and prevention in patients in clinics, at home, and in acute care settings. Learn tips and techniques for assessing for pressure injuries in dialysis units when patients are fully clothed and what staff can do to help prevent pressure injuries.
Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information
Contact hours available until 4/17/2021.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Planning Committee Disclosures: • Marijo Johnson – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care
There are no other disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
Accreditation Statement: American Nephrology Nurses Association – Provider is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Learning Outcome: After completing this learning activity, the learner will describe methods of assessing for and treating pressure injuries in ambulatory patients while protecting privacy and dignity.
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4/17/19 3:43 pm
Sitting in dialysis chair for 3-4 hrs, 3x/wk could potentially cause pressure injury. As a dialysis, should we take extra mile to prevent the injury happening? Should we provide wound care? Should we clean patients in the clinic when BM accident happens? It seems a long way to go. Interesting.
5/5/20 12:36 pm
We had a patient that kept complaining of back pain.. long story short it was a terrible pressure sore. Great in-service!
5/12/20 3:01 pm
Eye opener on skin care for me especially when she discussed the induced neurological impairment. The assessment of blanching in dark skin patient was interesting to me because I’ve always struggled with it
Finally the use of maggots in wound care surpassed me. I love been a healthcare worker