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Session Description: This session will review the newly released Clinical Practice Guidelines for Pressure Ulcers. Topics will include prevention, treatment, nutritional aspects of care, and risk management.
Describe the basics of pressure ulcer prevention techniques and technologies.
Explain the basics of wound treatment including judicious product choice.
Discuss when to debride and when to call an outside consultant for wound care.
List common risk-management pitfalls of pressure ulcers and wound care.
Speaker(s): Jeffrey M. Levine, MD, CMD Paul Takahashi, MD, CMD Karl E. Steinberg, MD, CMD Janet McKee, RD, MS Nancy Overstreet, DNP, GNP Arthur Stone, DPM Gary Brandeis MD, CMD
DNP, GNP-BC, CWOCN, CDP,
Geriatric Nurse Practitioner,
Hospitalists of Central Virginia
Associate Clinical Professor of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine,
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
MD, CMD, HMDC,
Chief Medical Officer,
Mariner Health Care