Care of patient with Pressure Injury/Bed Sore

Description

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

Instructor: Ms. DeeptiDamodaran, Senior Nurse Educator, Bodhi Health Education

Facility: Maharishi Markandeshwar University (MMU), Mullana, Ambala

Curriculum

    Definition: 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. The injury can present as intact skin or an open ulcer and may be painful.

    Purpose

    To prevent skin excoriation due to dependent position of patient

    To relieve pressure on bony prominence

    To maintain skin integrity

    Pre Quiz

    Introduction to Pressure Injury and Staging

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

    Introduction to Pressure Injury and Staging - 10:25

    Therapeutic Back Care

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

    Therapeutic Back Care - 14:02

    Management of pressure ulcer (Wound Care)

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

    Management of pressure ulcer (Wound Care) - 6:54

    Post Quiz

Maximum duration of video: 31:21
Total number of questions: 20

Course Instructors

Course Certificate

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900.00

Course Overview

Maximum duration of video: 31:21
Total number of questions: 20
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