Pressure Injury Prevention Program Implementation Guide

Appendix C. Training and Learning Network Webinars

These webinars are intended to supplement the Pressure Injury Prevention Program in-person training. Participants should view these webinars outside of the in-person training.

Training Webinars

It is strongly recommended that participants view the following Training webinars during the Training Phase.

Staff Roles and Training for Your Pressure Ulcer Prevention Program

  • Presented by Elizabeth Ayello, Ph.D., RN, ACNS-BC, CWON, ETN, MAPWCA, FAAN.
  • This webinar tells how to assign staff roles and train staff for your pressure injury prevention program.

Conducting a Comprehensive Skin Assessment

  • Presented by Karen Zulkowski, D.N.S., RN.
  • This webinar discusses the attributes and goals of a comprehensive skin assessment, including how to integrate the assessment into normal workflow and documentation.

Using Pressure Ulcer Risk Assessment Tools in Care Planning

  • Presented by Elizabeth Ayello, Ph.D., RN, ACNS-BC, CWON, ETN, MAPWCA, FAAN.
  • This webinar discusses pressure injury risk factor assessment, tools, and care planning.

Wound Classification

  • Presented by Karen Zulkowski, D.N.S., RN.
  • This webinar discusses how to assess and measure a wound.

Measuring Pressure Ulcer Rates and Prevention Practices

  • Presented by Karen Zulkowski, D.N.S., RN.
  • This webinar discusses prevalence and incidence of pressure injuries and how to calculate the rates.

Sustaining Pressure Ulcer Prevention Practices at Your Hospital

  • Presented by Dan Berlowitz, M.D., M.P.H.
  • This webinar discusses sustaining pressure injury prevention practices at your hospital.

Learning Network Webinars

The following Learning Network webinars are intended for use by relevant staff on an as-needed basis.

Risk Factors for Pressure Ulcers: Going Beyond Validated Instruments

  • Presented by Elizabeth Ayello, Ph.D., RN, ACNS-BC, CWON, ETN, MAPWCA, FAAN.
  • This webinar reviews the importance of addressing the subscale risk factors in a risk assessment tool and incorporating the subscale assessment data into clinical patient care planning decisions.

The Power of Nutrition for Pressure Ulcer Prevention

  • Presented by Mary D. Litchford, Ph.D., RDN, LDN.
  • This webinar examines the undernutrition-malnutrition continuum and the impact of inflammation on risk for skin breakdown. It describes the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP) Clinical Practice Guidelines specific to nutrition in wound healing and examines innovative nutrition strategies useful in the prevention of pressure injuries.

Putting the Nutrition Guidelines Into Practice for Pressure Injury Prevention

  • Presented by Mary D. Litchford, Ph.D., RDN, LDN.
  • This webinar discusses strategies to identify new admissions who are at risk for malnutrition and pressure injuries. The role of nutrition in reducing readmission rates is discussed and nutrition guidelines for prevention of pressure injuries are presented using a case study approach.

Device-Related Pressure Injury

  • Presented by Karen Zulkowski, D.N.S., RN.
  • This webinar reviews medical device-related pressure injuries, mucosal injuries, and how they differ from regular pressure injuries. The webinar also reviews strategies for preventing device-related injuries and how to document these injuries.

Sustainability

  • Presented by Pat Posa, RN, B.S.N., M.S.A., FAAN.
  • This webinar describes key elements of sustaining a prevention program successfully over time.  It describes key components of sustainable change, as well as barriers to sustainability.

Measurement

  • Presented by Karen Zulkowski, D.N.S., RN.
  • This webinar reviews measurement and analysis of pressure injury prevalence and incidence rates, and prevention practice processes.  The webinar also includes a discussion of the importance of communicating data trends.

Other Resources

 

Page last reviewed October 2017
Page originally created September 2017
Internet Citation: Appendix C. Training and Learning Network Webinars. Content last reviewed October 2017. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. https://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/systems/hospital/pressureinjurypxtraining/implguide-appendixc.html
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