Pressure Injury Prevention and Treatment: Assessment, Wound Care, and Healing
Objectives: Discuss the impact of pressure injuries on individuals, healthcare facilities, and society. Explain the risk factors for developing pressure injuries. Describe the process of conducting risk assessments and measuring risk associated with pressure injuries. Identify actions to help prevent pressure injuries. Describe the staging of pressure injuries. Discuss effective wound treatment and management of pressure injuries. Describe the factors affecting pressure injury healing. Explain the essential information for documentation of pressure injuries in the patient record.
Description: Assessment, prevention, and treatment of pressure injuries, including risk factors, staging, wound treatment, factors affecting healing, and documentation.