Prevention of Pressure Injuries for the Caregiver and Front Line Staff
Overview: This course will provide participants with what causes and puts residents at risk for pressure injuries and skin breakdown. How to perform a skin assessment and what to report.
This course will provide participants with what causes and puts residents at risk for pressure injuries and skin breakdown. How to perform a skin assessment and what to report. This course will review preventative interventions and the role of the caregivers and front line staff.
- 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
Jeri Ann Lundgren, RN, BSN, PHN, CWS, CWCN, CPT, Senior Provider Resources, 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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(Thursday) 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CST