Protocols for the Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Injuries: Sustaining Outcomes at the Point of Care is organized by Healthcare Made Practical (HMP) Communications LLC and will be held from Mar 31, 2017 - Dec 31, 2019.
This activity is designed for physicians, podiatrists, and nurses involved in the treatment of patients with or at risk for pressure injuries.
NACCME designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.
This continuing nursing education activity awards 1.0 contact hour.
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #13255 for 1.0 contact hour.
Continuing Podiatric Education:
North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC (NACCME) is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. NACCME has approved this activity for a maximum of 1.0 continuing education contact hour.
After completing this activity, participants should be able to:
• Describe the pathogenesis of pressure ulcer formation
• Recognize the implications of pressure injuries on patient quality of life and healthcare costs
• Examine recent guidance from the NPUAP and AHRQ on the use of foam dressings along with a comprehensive prevention/treatment protocol in the prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers
• Develop comprehensive protocols for the prevention and treatment of pressure injuries and sustained outcomes at the point of service