Raising Awareness for Pressure Injury Prevention
November is Pressure Injury Prevention Month.
As part of the WoundSource Practice Accelerator series, we are offering you this educational portal into a variety of topics related to pressure injury prevention and assessment.
Please scroll below to choose your learning experience and please share this page with your social network and colleagues. Expanded awareness leads to better prevention and care!
Download the White Paper
A Clinical Guide to Pressure Injury Risk Assessment & Prevention
By Cheryl A. Carver, LPN, WCC, CWCA, CWCP, DAPWCA, FACCWS, CLTC
Register for the Webinar
Seven Strategies for Pressure Ulcer/Injury Prevention
Presented by Diane Krasner, PhD, RN, FAAN
November 30th | 2PM EST
Read This Month's Featured Blogs
Six Steps to Preventing Pressure Ulcers/Injuries
Pressure Ulcer/Injury Prevention: Assessing Risk Factors
3 Common Patient Challenges Associated with Pressure Ulcers/Injuries
The Building Blocks of Pressure Ulcer/Injury Treatment
Terms to Know: Pressure Injuries
Stage 1 Pressure Injury: Non-blanchable erythema of intact skin
Stage 2 Pressure Injury: Partial-thickness skin loss with exposed dermis
Stage 3 Pressure Injury: Full-thickness skin loss
Stage 4 Pressure Injury: Full-thickness skin and tissue loss
Unstageable Pressure Injury: Obscured full-thickness skin and tissue loss
Deep Tissue Pressure Injury: Persistent non-blanchable deep red, maroon or purple discoloration