Assessment and Staging of Pressure Injuries
Overview: Accurate assessment of a pressure injury is important as it evaluates the effectiveness of the overall course of treatment and determines the type of topical
Accurate assessment of a pressure injury is important as it evaluates the effectiveness of the overall course of treatment and determines the type of topical support needed. This course will provide the participant with the information needed to complete a comprehensive assessment of a pressure injury. This course will outline the NPIAP pressure injury staging system as well as wound measurement, wound base description, peri-wound, drainage, odor, tunneling, undermining and pain assessment.
- Describe etiologies of pressure injuries
- Assess, describe, and document the physical characteristics of a pressure injury
- Identify the appropriate stage of the pressure injury
CE’s: NHA & SW
Jeri Ann Lundgren, RN, BSN, PHN, CWS, CWCN, CPT, Senior Providers Resource, LLC.
Jeri Ann Lundgren, RN, BSN, PHN, CWS, CWCN, CPT has been working in Long Term Care since 1990, specializing in wound care nationally since 1994. She is board certified as a CWS (Certified Wound Specialist) by the American Board of Wound Management and a CWCN (Certified Wound Care Nurse) by the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Society. Her extensive background in wound management in long term care nationally includes: survey management, litigation support, wound care consultation, program development, consultant/presenter for several state Quality Improvement Organizations and clinical expert/presenter for several departments of health. Her background also includes 4 years as a Director of Nurses in a Long Term Care facility. Currently Ms. Lundgren is the President of Senior Providers Resource.
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