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Hill-Rom® Clinical Resource Center

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Hill-Rom® Clinical Resource Center

Pressure Injury Management

Continuing Education

  • Prevalence and Incidence: Implications for Clinical Practice
    Goldberg M, et al. | 2016

    Inconsistency in measuring prevalence and incidence prevents facilities from benchmarking prevalence within their own facility against facilities of similar size and patient acuity.  A lunch session sponsored by Hill-Rom at WOCN 2016 focused on the importance of benchmarking prevalence and incidence, implementation strategies related to these data in the clinical setting, and how these strategies empower the WOC Nurse.

  • Pressure Ulcer Overview: A National Problem

    This course provides an overview of the incidence, prevalence and cost of pressure ulcers in the US, and reviews some clinical guidelines and initiatives that have been developed to help health care professionals reduce or prevent the occurrence of pressure ulcers. Additionally, the course discusses common barriers to implementing these guidelines.

  • Skin Basics: Anatomy & Physiology, Skin Assessment and Pressure Ulcer Staging

    This course covers the basics of skin anatomy and physiology, the components of a skin assessment, and pressure ulcer staging using the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP) classification system.

  • Safe Skin: Pressure Injury Risk Assessment

    This course covers pressure injury risk assessment, including formal validated risk scales to quantitatively assess pressure injury risk.

  • The Science of Support Surfaces: Nomenclature, Design for Performance and Selection

    This course covers the science of support services, particularly nomenclature and engineering design choices that impact surface performance.  The course also discusses surface selection guidelines and criteria.

  • Ayello, Elizabeth. FILE DOWNLOAD of Webinar on Advancing Safe Skin Across the Care Continuum
    Ayello E | 2013

    FILE DOWNLOAD of webinar presented by Elizabeth Ayello, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, CWON, MAPWCA, FAAN designed to provide you with up-to-date information on best practices for prevention and treatment of pressure injuries. Includes latest statistics on national problem of pressure injuries and how to address this through use of skin and risk assessments as well as the science behind surface selection

  • sDTI Challenges and Solutions
    Zulkowski K | 2013

    During the 2013 WOCN conference held in Seattle, WA, Dr. Karen Zulkowski presented a 15 minute presentation at Hill-Rom's booth featuring the latest information on suspected Deep Tissue Injury(sDTI).  This brief presentation features an overview of the February 2013 NPUAP biennial conference dedicated to sDTI state of the science, highlights sDTI IPUP trend data, and features a published sDTI case study where patients experienced less tissue breakdown than expected on the Clinitron Air Fluidized Therapy surface.

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