Get support for your prevention best practice by reviewing these webinars and evidence elements, and take and prescribe the Courses below to drive knowledge and awareness of facility-acquired conditions.
This course focuses on methods and products for patient turning and positioning that improve safety for both the patient and caregivers. Threats to the patient from pressure, shear and friction and how preventive intervention helps to reduce hospital-acquired pressure injuries are discussed. The link between patient and staff safety is established and the essential components of both successful Pressure Injury Prevention Programs and Safe Patient Handling Programs are reviewed.
How can effective repositioning prevent pressure ulcers in patients while protecting caregivers as well? Global experts Professor Amit Gefen and Chenel Trevellini lead this comprehensive discussion on how a turning & positioning system establishes continuous protection against pressure ulcers throughout the patient journey.
This facility focused on decreasing shear by utilizing a bundle including prophylactic dressings and a turning and positioning system for a large reduction in hospital-acquired pressure injuries.