Joyce Black, PhD, RN, will provide an update on the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel’s (NPUAP) changes in terminology and in the staging system. In addition, Dr. Black will discuss pressure injury prevention and treatment strategies due to medical device-related pressure injuries and mucosal membrane pressure injuries. Note: This presentation is 1.5 hours long.
Nursing home staff.
- Describe the rationale for changing the term pressure ulcer to pressure injury.
- Identify the changes in the 2016 NPUAP staging system.
- Identify pressure injury prevention and treatment strategies.
Joyce M. Black, PhD, RN, CWCN, FAAN. Dr. Black is an associate professor in the College of Nursing at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. She is known through her work with the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel, especially in staging pressure ulcers and deep tissue injury. Dr. Black is certified in wound care and is a member of the American Academy of Nursing for her work in deep tissue injury.
- Click or copy and paste this URL to your web browser: https://qualitynet.webex.com
- This should bring you to the QualityNet e-University webpage
- Locate the event you wish to join and click “Join” (located to the right of the event title)
- Enter your name and email address as prompted
- Enter the password: Pressure
- The automatic system set-up should start at this point. If a dialogue box appears, click run. Please note, the automatic system set-up does take a few minutes to complete.
- Dial in to the teleconference
Teleconference Number: 1 888-896-0862
Access code: 44077190
Download PDF Pressure Injury Definition and Stages flier.
Download PDF handout.
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