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Wound Care Basics Part 1. Assessing and Diagnosing Pressure Ulcers/Injuries

Wound Care Basics Part 1. Assessing and Diagnosing Pressure Ulcers/Injuries

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Wound Care Basics Part 1. Assessing and Diagnosing Pressure Ulcers/Injuries

INTRODUCTION

The Wound Care Basic Series is a primer for a strong foundation in wound care. The series consists of relevant topics packaged into 2 parts. Part 1 focuses on assessment and diagnosis of pressure ulcers/injuries and Part 2 ( Wound Care Basics Part 2. Managing Chronic Wounds) elaborates on management of chronic wounds. 

Target audience:

  • Care settings: post acute (long-term care hospitals, inpatient rehabilitation facilities, skilled nursing facilities and home health), hospital, outpatient care settings


ASSESSING AND DIAGNOSING PRESSURE ULCERS/INJURIES 


Sessions in this video:

  • 0:00   - Introduction: Meet Nataliya Lebedinskaya, RN, BSN, CWOCN
  • 1:18   - How do Pressure Ulcers/Injuries Happen? 
  • 4:20   - Pressure Ulcer/Injury Assessment and Staging
  • 7:58   - What is the Impact of Deep Tissue Injuries?
  • 11:00 - Preventing Pressure Ulcers/Injuries
  • 18:20 - Pressure Ulcer/Injury Risk Assessment
  • 20:13 - Is This a Pressure Ulcer/Injury? 

RELATED TOPICS

  • Pressure Ulcers/Injuries - Introduction and Assessment
  • Pressure Ulcers/Injuries - Is it Really a Stage 2?
  • Pressure Ulcers/Injuries - Classification/Staging
  • Pressure Ulcers/Injuries - Prevention
  • Pressure Ulcers/Injuries -Coordination of Care

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