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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/Topics15804240http://www.ihi.org1/22/2016 3:21:42 PMhtmlTrueIHIaspx34;11;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/OtherWebsites6151880http://www.ihi.org7/19/2011 9:49:02 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/Tools14683420http://www.ihi.org2/2/2014 1:50:34 AMhtmlFalseaspx34;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/Tools3701140http://www.ihi.org7/12/2011 10:29:15 PMhtmlFalseaspx34;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/ImprovementStories8872570http://www.ihi.org1/9/2014 7:30:09 PMhtmlFalseaspx34;1634~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
5 Million Lives Campaign9817The aim of the 5 Million Lives Campaign was to support the improvement of medical care in the US, significantly reducing levels of morbidity (illness or medical harm such as adverse drug events or surgical complications) and mortality. IHI quantified this aim and set a numeric goal we asked hospitals participating in the Campaign to prevent 5 million incidents of medical harm over a period of two years (December 12, 2006-December 9, 2008). 6/11/2015 1:28:55 PM names of the patients whose lives we save can never be known "Chapter 2: Some Is Not a Prevent Pressure Ulcers by reliably using science-based guidelines for prevention of this STS_Webhttp://www.ihi.org/Engage/Initiatives/Completed543214410http://www.ihi.org6/11/2015 1:28:55 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/Publications125290http://www.ihi.org9/15/2011 4:13:22 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/Expeditions154210http://www.ihi.org3/14/2014 6:15:01 PMhtmlTrueIHIaspx34;11;1634~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
Tools & Resources16559Passport membership provides access to a comprehensive set of tools for quality professionals to prioritize, deploy and accelerate improvement without leaving your desk.6/29/2016 5:38:01 PM Members have access to: - Past Expedition Recordings and Materials of Your Partnership - May 2014 Preventing Pressure Ulcers - April 2014 Accelerating Improvement with STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttp://www.ihi.org/Engage/Memberships/Passport/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspx363840http://www.ihi.org6/29/2016 5:38:01 PMhtmlFalseaspx34;1634~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
What Zero Looks Like: Eliminating Hospital-Acquired Infections916343As much as public awareness of the problem has grown, most patients might still be surprised to learn that infections contracted during a hospital stay are a significant cause of death in the US. Learn how hospitals have significantly reduced their monthly hospital-acquired infection rates, some down to zero.4/3/2013 10:10:10 PM much as public awareness of the problem has grown, most patients might still be surprised to learn that infections contracted during a hospital stay are a significant cause of STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttp://www.ihi.org/resources/Pages/ImprovementStories8482300http://www.ihi.org4/3/2013 10:10:10 PMhtmlFalseaspx34;1634~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js

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