PRESSURE INJURY PREVENTIONS

4/26/22: An Interdisciplinary Approach in Pressure Injury Preventions: Case Studies

Time:  April 6, 2022, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Central Standard Time.

Note: If you are unable to attend the live event, you will be automatically enrolled in the on-demand version.  The on-demand version will be available six weeks after the live broadcast.

Description: Through the use of case studies, this webinar will demonstrate how nurses and allied health can work together to optimize outcomes in regards to pressure injury prevention. Acute rehabilitation uses many different orthotics and another devices which can cause skin breakdown. Using the correct device in the proper manner will help in preventing injury. Early education that can carry over into the community, post discharge will be addressed.

Objectives: Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to: 

  • Define pressure injury and risk factors according to the NPIAP.
  • Explain the different risks associated with a specific patient population.
  • Select the appropriate interventions based on the risk factors for a specific patient population.

Instructor: Isabelle Brew, BA BSN RN CWOCH and Bridget Conniff OTR/L

Audience:  Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Nurses

Continuing Education Credits

Physical Therapists:
The Illinois Physical Therapy Board has approved this course for 1.0 Contact Hours. Approval #216-000069

The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board of Physical Therapy as an approved provider of physical therapy and physical therapist assistant continuing education. This course has been approved by the New York Physical Therapy Board for 1.0 Contact Hours

Occupational Therapists:

The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Course approval ID# 02588. This distance learning – independent and interactive webinar is offered at .10 CEUs [intermediate, OT service delivery/ Foundational Knowledge]. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures. 

Disclosures 

Isabelle Brew, BA BSN RN CWOCH 
Financial: Receives an honorarium for teaching this course from the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab; receives a salary from the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
Non-financial: Levisense Medical – provides feedback and counsel regarding product development (without compensation)

Bridget Conniff, OTR/L
Financial: Receives an honorarium for teaching this course from the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab; receives a salary from the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
Non-financial: Nothing to disclose

Basic Computer Requirements: You will need access to a computer with an Internet connection. High speed broadband access (LAN, Cable or DSL) is highly recommended.

  • Web browser: Latest stable version of Apple Safari, Google Chrome, or Mozilla Firefox
  • JavaScript and Cookies enabled
  • Do NOT use Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge as they are not supported.

    Cancellation Policy: To request a cancellation of a live webinar, please provide written notice by email or by phone within 24 hours of placing your order and we will refund you the full course fee. If you cannot give notice within 24 hours, a credit towards a future course of equal value would apply.

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    Online Learning Nurses Occupational Therapists Occupational Therapy Assistants OTA and PTA Physical Therapist Assistants Physical Therapists

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    WOUND CARE