Reducing Facility-Acquired Pressure Ulcers by Optimizing Patient Turning: Improving Outcomes with Real-Time Monitoring Technology

Reducing Facility-Acquired Pressure Ulcers by Optimizing Patient Turning: Improving Outcomes with Real-Time Monitoring Technology

Live Webinar
Faculty

Susan Kennerly, PhD, RN, CNE, WCC, FAAN
Professor
Department of Nursing Science
School of Nursing
East Carolina University
Greenville, North Carolina

Barbara Mayer, PhD, RN
Director, Nursing Quality & Practice
Clinical Instructor, Division of General Medical Disciplines
Stanford Health Care/Stanford Medicine
Stanford, California

Chungmei Shih, MSN, RN, CNS, CWON
Patient Care Manager, Wound/Ostomy Department
Stanford Health Care
Stanford, California

Tracey L. Yap, PhD, RN, CNE, WCC, FAAN
Associate Professor
Duke University School of Nursing
Senior Fellow
Duke University Center for Aging and Human Development
Durham, North Carolina

Intended Learners

This activity is designed for physicians, podiatrists, physical therapists, and nurses involved in the treatment of patients with chronic wounds.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe current practices and state of the evidence regarding patient turning effectiveness in reducing facility-acquired pressure ulcers
  • Explore technologies designed to monitor compliance with turning schedules and compare and contrast outcomes of pressure ulcer prevention practices coordinated by real-time monitoring technology versus traditional methods
  • Review outcomes of a randomized controlled trial comparing optimal patient turning, achieved with the aid of a proprietary patient monitoring system, to that of traditionally coordinated turning practices in reducing the incidence of hospital-acquired pressure injuries
  • Discuss current gaps in evidence and future evidence generation
Activity Overview

This satellite symposium simulcast will be presented live on April 6, 2017 during the Symposium on Advanced Wound Care Spring 2017.

To be eligible for documentation of credit, participants must attend the full simulcast event and complete the evaluation form. After successful completion of the evaluation form online at www.sawc.net, participants may immediately print their documentation of credit.

To be eligible for credit for the live version of this activity, completed evaluations must be submitted online by May 9th, 2017.

There is no fee associated with this activity.

This educational activity is a knowledge-based activity.

Participants who have successfully completed the SAWC 2017 Spring presentation of this activity are not eligible for credit for this activity.

For questions regarding this educational activity, please call 609-371-1137.

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Accreditation

  In support of improving patient care, North American Center for Continuing Medical Education (NACCME) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

CME

NACCME designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CNE

This continuing nursing education activity awards 1.0 contact hour.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #13255 for 1.0 contact hour.

CPE

This activity is approved for 1.0 contact hour (.1 CEU) of continuing pharmacy education (UAN: 0276-0000-17-052-L01-P).

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Continuing Podiatric Education

North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LCC (NACCME) is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. NACCME has approved this activity for a maximum of 1.0 continuing education contact hour.

Independent clinical reviewer: Daniel Federman, MD, FACP, Professor of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, Associate Chief of Medicine, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, Connecticut

Nurse planner: Susie Seaman, NP, Sharp Rees-Stealy Wound Clinic, San Diego, CA

Planning Committee

The planning committee comprises Daniel Federman, MD, FACP, Susan Kennerly, PhD, RN, CNE, WCC, FAAN, Barbara Mayer, PhD, RN, Susie Seaman, NP, Chungmei Shih, MSN, RN, CNS, CWON, Tracey L. Yap, PhD, RN, CNE, WCC, FAAN; and Kristin Ciszeski, Tanya Kenevich, Tiffney Oliver, Randy Robbin, John Savage and Sydney Turner, NACCME.

Financial Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest

According to the disclosure policy of NACCME, faculty, editors, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control content are required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with relevant commercial companies related to this activity. All relevant conflicts of interest that are identified are reviewed for potential conflicts of interest. If a conflict is identified, it is the responsibility of NACCME to initiate a mechanism to resolve the conflict(s). The existence of these interests or relationships is not viewed as implying bias or decreasing the value of the presentation.

All educational materials are reviewed for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies reported, and levels of evidence.

The faculty has reported the following:

Dr. Mayer: Co-author of manuscript—Leaf Healthcare

Ms. Seaman: Scientific advisor—Smith & Nephew, Inc., Promotional Speakers’ Bureau—Smith & Nephew, Inc.

Dr. Federman, Dr. Kennerly, Ms. Shih, and Dr. Yap have disclosed no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests.

Ms. Ciszeski, Ms. Kenevich, Ms. Oliver, Mr. Robbin, Mr. Savage and Ms. Turner have disclosed no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests.

NACCME requires faculty to inform participants whenever off-label/unapproved uses of drugs and/or devices are discussed in their presentations.

The faculty have disclosed that no off-label/unapproved uses of drugs and/or devises will be discussed in the presentations.

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Copyright © 2017 by North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC. All rights reserved. No part of this accredited continuing education activity may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, without first obtaining permission from North American Center for Continuing Medical Education. The opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty and are not attributable to NACCME. Clinical judgment must guide each professional in weighing the benefits of treatment against the risk of toxicity. Dosages, indications, and methods of use for products referred to in this activity are not necessarily the same as indicated in the package insert for each product, may reflect the clinical experience of the presenters, and may be derived from the professional literature or other clinical sources. Consult complete prescribing information before administering.

Grant Support

Supported by an educational grant from Smith & Nephew.