VitalSims Pressure Ulcers CE

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Use innovative teaching methods in nursing education to stay ahead of the learning curve for patient safety around Pressure Ulcers with VitalSims Pressure Ulcers CE!

Level 1 Learning Objectives:
• Identify pressure ulcer risk factors utilizing a pressure ulcer risk assessment tool (Braden Scale for Predicting Pressure Sore Risk)
• Identify early signs of pressure ulcer development
Differentiate between the following types of pressure related skin damage
• Erythema
• Dark discoloration
• Serious Clear Blister
• Blood Blister
• Pressure related Open Wound
• Rash, and others
• Document findings from skin inspection in the patient EHR
• Document findings from pressure ulcer risk assessment in the EHR

Level 2 Learning Objectives:
• Demonstrate interventions to minimize or eliminate the effects of Impaired Sensory Perception, Mobility, Activity, Moisture, Medical Devices and more
• Provide patient and family education related to following pressure ulcer prevention topics:
• Risk Factors
• Skin Inspection Findings
• Interventions
• Rationale for Recommended Interventions to Reduce or Eliminate Pressure Ulcer Risk Factors
• Prepare patient for proper pressure ulcer prevention prior to hand off

Target Audience: Nurse practitioners, nurses

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