Prevention of pressure injuries for the caregiver and front-line staff
Overview: When it comes to the prevention of pressure injuries, a 100% of the preventative interventions are performed by the caregivers. This session will review preventative interventions and the role of
When it comes to the prevention of pressure injuries, a 100% of the preventative interventions are performed by the caregivers. This session will review preventative interventions and the role of caregivers and front-line staff. This session will provide caregivers with what causes and puts residents at risk for pressure injuries and skin breakdown. The session will also provide training on how to perform a skin assessment and what to report.
- Identify the causes and risk factors of pressure injuries and skin breakdown
- Discuss interventions that will prevent pressure injuries and skin breakdown
- Demonstrate how to do a skin inspection
CE’s: NHA & SW
Presenter: Jeri Lundgren, RN, BSN, PHN, CWS, CWCN, CPT President, Senior Provider Resources
Jeri Ann Lundgren has been working in the post-acute care market 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 nationally includes survey management, litigation support, wound care consultation, program development, clinical wound expert for several state Quality Improvement Organizations and Departments of Health. Currently Ms. Lundgren is the President of Senior Providers Resource.
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(Tuesday) 11:00 am - 12:00 pm CST