Education Project

  1. 0 I am involved in an education class this summer and part of the class deals with putting together an one hour class. I want to teach on prevention of pressure ulcers and staging. Does anyone have any resource suggestions and or creative ideas to present this info maintain interest?
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    About clnf1921

    Joined Jun '06; Posts: 5.

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    You might have heard of the "Braden Scale". http://www.vnaa.org/vnaa/GeneralCont...aden_scale.pdf

    If not you can Google more information. It's becoming a standard way of predicting pressure ulcers. In our facility anyone with a Braden scale of 18 (it was 16 but raised to 18 to assure compliance) are automatically put on "skin care protocol", i.e. turning q2h, floating heels, etc.

    Good luck!


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