Documentation of Pressure Ulcers: Reducing the Risk to You and Your Patients


At the conclusion of the presentation, the participants will be able to:

  1. Identify the key components of a diligent documentation system for describing skin wounds
  2. Identify 5 important factors regarding the care of pressure ulcers in order to decrease potential financial and legal exposure
  3. Describe the nurse’s responsibilities regarding documentation according to best practice guidelines.

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4. Are you Hispanic, Latino/a, or Spanish origin? * (One or more categories may be selected)
5. What is your race? * (One or more categories may be selected)

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13. Joyce Black, PhD, RN, VCWCN, FAAN, Associate Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center, National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel

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