Pressure Injury Prevention - CE Courses

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* All Continuing Education activities provided by the HealthStream CNE Provider Unit.



Pressure Injury Prevention CE Course Curriculum (14 Courses / 16.5 CNE)

 
Guide and sustain a preventive culture of safety at your facility

Increase staff awareness of pressure injury’s serious threat to patient safety and knowledge of preventive intervention by assigning these targeted courses.  Build quality improvement programs and get a consistent, strong leadership message to all staff.


Foundational Courses

  • Description As the body’s largest organ, skin is often unappreciated as the first line of defense against injury. Many factors both intrinsic and extrinsic to the patient threaten its integrity as a protective ...

  • This course focuses on methods of turning and positioning that improve safety for both the patient and the caregiver.  Threats to the patient from pressure, shear and friction, preventive intervention ...

  • Description Pressure injuries are a significant health threat. It has been estimated that 2.5 million patients in the United States develop one or more pressure injuries and as many as 60,000 of these ...

  • Description The discussion in this course is presented by 3 professionals with expertise in nursing, pressure injury and medical malpractice litigation. Professional malpractice from the nursing perspective, ...

  • Pressure injury and threats to skin integrity occur throughout the hospital. In this course, clinical champions present safety risks in the ED, Perioperative, Critical Care, Pediatric and Medical-Surgical ...

  • Description Pressure injuries are a significant health threat. It has been estimated that 2.5 million patients in the United States develop one or more pressure injuries and as many as 60,000 of these ...


Hospital Environment Specific Courses
Prevention Program Improvement


Despite a multitude of pressure injury prevention initiatives over many years, pressure injury incidence in acute care has not been reduced thus the burden on the patients, hospitals, and healthcare systems is still high. Courses in this series assist the program and clinical managers to develop strategies which lead to sustained successful program implementation hospital-wide.