Fundamentals of Pressure Ulcers
This course aims to educate you on the fundamentals of Pressure Ulcers.
You will know the following after completing this course:
- How is the pressure ulcers diagnosis defined?
- What does pressure ulcers look like and common apperance?
- Where on the body can pressure ulcers be found?
- What causes pressure ulcers, aetiology?
- How are they categorised/classified?
- Facts an figures: incidence, prevalence and costs
- Risk factors
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What are pressure ulcers?
Topics: How pressure ulcers are defined and classified Risk factors and the mechanisms that cause pressure ulcers Superficial vs. deep tissue injury
Pressure ulcers: how big is the problem?
Topics: Global burden of pressure ulcers, and factors that drive their development Prevalence rates in different healthcare settings Common locations on the body for pressure ulcers
Prophylactic use of dressings
Topics: Clinical consensus on using dressings for pressure ulcer prevention What the ideal prevention dressing should look like Clinical and health-economic evidence proving the efficacy of dressings for pressure ulcer prevention
Pressure ulcer prevention strategies
Topics: Need for a prevention solution Specific prevention strategies that could be included in a solution
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Managing the burden of device related pressure injuries in vulnerable patients
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PI prevention in prone positioned patients: driving and implementing system-wide changes to improve outcomes
Public health emergencies, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, create the need for urgent evidence-based interventions to prevent negative patient outcomes such as pressure ulcers. Hear how global experts in PU prevention manage changes in clinical practice through system-wide adoption of best practice, to help protect prone positioned patients. Tuesday 17 November 2020, 9:00 PM UAE, 8:00 PM KSA, 7:00 PM ZA. Join webinar
PI prevention and best practices in prone positioned patients
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PI prevention, trends and lessons learnt from the COVID-19 pandemic
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Pressure injuries prevention and COVID-19 additional challenges
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