Patient Safety  

Preventing Pressure Injuries in Surgical Patients

While great strides have been made in protecting the patient, peri-operatively acquired pressure injuries continue to occur. These skin injuries may result in extended hospital stays, increased medical costs, and prolonged morbidity. The healthcare facility may also incur costly financial and legal ramifications from these injuries. In this education program, the impact of surgical pressure ulcers, contributing factors for their development, and prevention.

CE Credit

Nurses: 1.0 CH CA Board

Delivery Method

Online Course