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/Topics11678551http://www.ihi.org/_layouts/15/ihi/1033/images/focus/ihi-logo.png0http://www.ihi.org1/22/2016 3:21:42 PMhtmlTrueIHIaspx34;11;1634~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
Transforming Care at the Bedside9806In 2003, through an initiative called Transforming Care at the Bedside (TCAB), RWJF and IHI created a framework for change on medical-surgical units built around improvements in four main categories Safe and Reliable Care, Vitality and Teamwork, Patient-Centered Care, and Value-Added Care Processes. 6/23/2015 4:23:45 PMTransforming Care at the Bedside (TCAB) was a national initiative developed by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in collaboration with IHI that ran from 2003 through 2008 and had STS_Webhttp://www.ihi.org/Engage/Initiatives/Completed215241139http://www.ihi.org/_layouts/15/ihi/1033/images/focus/ihi-logo.pnghttp://www.ihi.org/Engage/Initiatives/Completed/TCAB/Pages/Framework.aspx TCAB%20Framework http://www.ihi.org/Engage/Initiatives/Completed/TCAB/Pages/Materials.aspx Materials1http://www.ihi.org6/23/2015 4:23:45 PMhtmlTrueIHIaspx34;11;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/ImprovementStories139998180http://www.ihi.org1/14/2014 2:06:20 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/Tools99184090http://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/ImprovementStories61874070http://www.ihi.org1/9/2014 7:30:09 PMhtmlFalseaspx34;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/Tools37881380http://www.ihi.org7/12/2011 10:29:15 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/OtherWebsites58762210http://www.ihi.org7/19/2011 9:49:02 PMhtmlFalseaspx34;1634~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
Prevent Pressure Ulcers Brochure916776This brochure provides information for patients and families on what a pressure ulcer is, who is at risk, how to keep skin healthy, what to do at home and in the hospital to prevent pressure ulcers, and what caregivers in the hospital will do to prevent them. 4/27/2011 9:25:14 PMinformation for patients and families on what a pressure ulcer is, who is at risk, how to keep skin STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttp://www.ihi.org/resources/Pages/Tools2252910http://www.ihi.org4/27/2011 9:25:14 PMhtmlFalseaspx34;1634~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
Expedition: Pressure Ulcer Prevention -- Strategies for Success106359/6/2011 3:35:22 PMImplement a reliable processes for pressure ulcer risk assessment  and pressure ulcer prevention Hospital acquired Pressure ulcers cause a great deal of unnecessary harm to patients STS_Webhttp://www.ihi.org/education/WebTraining/Expeditions85219http://www.ihi.org/_layouts/15/ihi/1033/images/focus/ihi-logo.png0http://www.ihi.org9/6/2011 3:35:22 PMhtmlTrueIHIaspx34;11;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/Expeditions139614http://www.ihi.org/_layouts/15/ihi/1033/images/focus/ihi-logo.png0http://www.ihi.org3/14/2014 6:15:01 PMhtmlTrueIHIaspx34;11;1634~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js

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