Preventing Pressure Ulcers in Hospitals

Key Subject Area Index

Key Subject Areas Tool Numbers
Assessing Attitudes Tool 1A
Identifying Key Stakeholders Tool 1B
Assessing Leadership Support Tool 1C
Developing the Business Case Tool 1D
Assessing Resource Needs Tool 1E
Assessing Staff Knowledge Tools 2G-2H
Building an Implementation Team Tool 2A
Assessing Quality Improvement Processes Tool 2B
Process Mapping Tools 2C-2F
Developing an Implementation Plan Tool 2I
Choosing a Best Practices Bundle Tool 3A
Skin Assessments Tools 3B-3C, 5A
Risk Assessments Tools 3D-3E
Developing a Care Plan Tool 3F
Patient and Family Education Tool 3G
Defining Staff Roles Tools 4A-4B
Assessing Current Staff Education and Training Tool 4C
Defining the Role of the Wound Care Team  
Defining the Role of the Unit-Based Team  
Defining the Role of the Unit Champion  
Managing Change  
Engaging and Educating Staff  
Measuring Prevalence and Incidence Rates Tool 5A
Measuring Key Processes Tools 5B-5E
Sustaining Improvements  

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Page last reviewed October 2014
Page originally created September 2012
Internet Citation: Key Subject Area Index. Content last reviewed October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/systems/hospital/pressureulcertoolkit/putoolkey.html