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Pressure Ulcers807Although pressure ulcers are preventable in most every case, the prevalence of pressure ulcers in health care facilities is increasing. Preventing pressure ulcers entails to two major steps first, identifying patients at risk; and second, reliably implementing prevention strategies for all patients who are identified as being at risk.1/22/2016 3:21:42 PMA pressure ulcer is Although pressure ulcers are preventable in most every case, the prevalence of pressure ulcers in health care facilities is increasing STS_Webhttp://www.ihi.org/Topics25474420http://www.ihi.org1/22/2016 3:21:42 PMhtmlTrueIHIaspx34;11;1634~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
Pressure Ulcer Prevention: An Nursing Competency-Based Curriculum916833NPUAP provides this example curriculum to prepare registered nurses with the minimum competencies for pressure ulcer prevention.7/12/2011 10:29:15 PMeach of the key components of evidence-based pressure ulcer care recommended in the How-to Guide: Prevent Pressure Ulcers STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttp://www.ihi.org/resources/Pages/Tools6921710http://www.ihi.org7/12/2011 10:29:15 PMhtmlFalseaspx34;1634~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
How-to Guide: Prevent Pressure Ulcers916814This How-to Guide describes key evidence-based care components for preventing pressure ulcers, describes how to implement these interventions, and recommends measures to gauge improvement.2/2/2014 1:50:34 AMeach of the key components of evidence-based pressure ulcer care recommended in the How-to Guide: Prevent Pressure Ulcers STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttp://www.ihi.org/resources/Pages/Tools22674040http://www.ihi.org2/2/2014 1:50:34 AMhtmlFalseaspx34;1634~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
Champions Improve Staff Education and Compliance with Pressure Ulcer Prevention Strategies915990Onslow Memorial Hospital (Jacksonville, North Carolina, USA) achieved a significant decrease in its facility-acquired pressure ulcer rate, prevalence rate, and incidence rate over a two-year period by implementing a risk assessment tool to determine at-risk patients, tracking compliance with documentation and pressure ulcer prevention strategies, and establishing Skin Care Champions to educated staff on policy and procedure for pressure ulcer prevention.1/9/2014 7:30:09 PMPercentage compliance with documentation  of pressure ulcers on admission Percentage of prevalence of pressure ulcers Percentage of incidence of pressure ulcers STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttp://www.ihi.org/resources/Pages/ImprovementStories13851980http://www.ihi.org1/9/2014 7:30:09 PMhtmlFalseaspx34;1634~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators Pressure Ulcer Training Modules915074The National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators by the American Nurses Association provides online training modules for clinicians in preventing and caring for pressure ulcers.7/19/2011 9:49:02 PMThe training includes four modules: Pressure Ulcers and Staging; Other Wound Types and Skin Injuries; Pressure Ulcer Survey and Community vs. Hospital/Unit-Acquired Pressure Ulcers STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttp://www.ihi.org/resources/Pages/OtherWebsites10261820http://www.ihi.org7/19/2011 9:49:02 PMhtmlFalseaspx34;1634~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
Relieve the Pressure and Reduce Harm915906New understanding about what causes pressure ulcers and how to prevent them is enabling some hospitals to dramatically reduce this age-old problem.1/14/2014 2:06:20 PMby the Washington, DC-based National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel, pressure ulcers range from Stage I —  the earliest STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttp://www.ihi.org/resources/Pages/ImprovementStories30244540http://www.ihi.org1/14/2014 2:06:20 PMhtmlFalseaspx34;1634~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
Measures: Prevent Pressure Ulcers916510Care teams should measure compliance with each of the key components of evidence-based pressure ulcer care recommended in the How-to Guide: Prevent Pressure Ulcers.12/19/2011 4:36:25 PMeach of the key components of evidence-based pressure ulcer care recommended in the How-to Guide: Prevent Pressure Ulcers STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttp://www.ihi.org/resources/Pages/Measures626880http://www.ihi.org12/19/2011 4:36:25 PMhtmlFalseaspx34;1634~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
Expedition: Preventing Pressure Ulcers10667This web-based program will introduce you to effective prevention strategies using proven tools and methods to help you to reduce the number of cases of pressure ulcers in your organization. 3/14/2014 6:15:01 PMPart of the problem is that existing for identification of patients at risk for pressure ulcers Implement reliable processes for pressure ulcer risk assessment and pressure ulcer STS_Webhttp://www.ihi.org/education/WebTraining/Expeditions226130http://www.ihi.org3/14/2014 6:15:01 PMhtmlTrueIHIaspx34;11;1634~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
Best-practice protocols: Reducing harm from pressure ulcers920625This article focuses on reducing pressure ulcers as part of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's 5 Million Lives Campaign to protect patients from five million incidents of medical harm.9/15/2011 4:13:22 PMKlyber M, Schimmelpfenning D. Best-practice protocols: Reducing harm from pressure ulcers This article focuses on reducing pressure ulcers as part of the Institute for Healthcare STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttp://www.ihi.org/resources/Pages/Publications14330http://www.ihi.org9/15/2011 4:13:22 PMhtmlFalseaspx34;1634~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
Nevada RNs prevent pressure ulcers921539Clinical educators at one hospital in Nevada have begun to work with nurses to improve pressure ulcer care.9/15/2011 3:34:08 PMat one hospital in Nevada have begun to work with nurses to improve pressure ulcer care assess risk for skin breakdown, and intervene to prevent pressure ulcers from developing STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttp://www.ihi.org/resources/Pages/Publications5370http://www.ihi.org9/15/2011 3:34:08 PMhtmlFalseaspx34;1634~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js

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