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Current Concepts in Pressure Injury Prevention and Care

Joanne (Joie) Whitney, PhD, RN, CWCN, FAAN

Harborview Endowed Professor in Critical Care Nursing
Associate Dean for Research

Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics, School of Nursing
University of Washington

Learning Objectives

By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

  • Describe and stage pressure injuries using current staging guidelines.
  • Choose strategies designed to reduce pressure injury.
  • Identify evidence and guideline-based interventions for treatment of pressure injuries.

[From the Winter 2018 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series]

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