Pressure Ulcers


April 9th, 2010 - April 9th, 2013
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours

Description

According to the National Institutes of Health, pressure sores are areas of damaged skin caused by staying in one position for too long. Patients are at risk if you are bedridden, use a wheelchair, or are unable to change your position. Pressure sores can cause serious infections, some of which are life-threatening.
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Dates and Times

End Date: 4/9/2013

Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, the participant will be able to: 1.) Identify at least 3 risk factors for pressure ulcer development. 2.) Develop a treatment plan to determine whether a pressure ulcer is infected.

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The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians

The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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