Predictors Of Pressure Ulcers In Adult Critical Care Patients
Jill Cox, RN, PhD, APN, CWOCN
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Learning Objectives

At the completion of this program, you will be able to:
  • Identify the stages of pressure ulcers as defined by the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel.
  • Describe the components of the Braden Scale for assessing risk for pressure ulcers.
  • Discuss potential factors not included in the Braden Scale that can be predictors for pressure ulcers in critical care populations.

Continuing Education Information

CE ID: A112005
Total Contact Hours: 1.00
Pharma Hours: 0.0
Synergy Cat: A
Test Expires: 9/1/2015

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Predictors Of Pressure Ulcers In Adult Critical Care Patients

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