Responding to research demonstrating the high incidence and high cost of pressure ulcers in nearly every healthcare setting, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) formerly Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR) developed two clinical practice guidelines: Pressure Ulcers in Adults: Prediction and Prevention outlines strategies for preventing pressure ulcers, and Treatment of Pressure Ulcers provides guidelines for effectively treating pressure ulcers when they develop.
To complete this course, you must do the following:
The material is organized around the following categories:
The purpose of this program is to provide nurses an understanding of pressure ulcers, their causes, symptoms and complications.
After completing this course, the learner should be able to:
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