Care of patient with Pressure Injury/Bed Sore

Taking care of the largest organ of the body-the skin is a major challenge in case of a hospitalized patient, particularly critically ill patients and nurses continue to meet this target on daily basis.

Introduction of the course

Taking care of the largest organ of the body-the skin is a major challenge in case of a hospitalized patient, particularly critically ill patients and nurses continue to meet this target on daily basis.

Objective:

At the end of the course the learner would be able to:

  • Understand basic concepts of pressure injury
  • Accurately stage pressure injury
  • Steps to prevent development of pressure injury
  • Treatment of pressure injury
Facility:Maharishi Markandeshwar University (MMU), Mullana, Ambala

Curriculum For This Course

Pressure injury is a localized damage to the skin and/or underlying soft tissue usually over a bony prominence or related to a medical or other device.

This part of the module describes the basic concepts related to pressure injury, etiology and staging of pressure injury.

This part of the modules demonstrates the method of performing skin care/therapeutic back care in preventing development of pressure injury.

This part of the module demonstrates the purpose and method of performing wound care/wound dressing in the patient with pressure injury.

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