Pressure Ulcers1567Although 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.1/10/2019 8:38:20 PMPreventing pressure ulcers entails to two major steps: first, identifying patients at risk; and second, reliably implementing prevention strategies for all patients who are STS_Webhttps://www.ihi.org/Topics1303468https://www.ihi.org/_layouts/15/ihi/1033/images/focus/ihi-logo.png0https://www.ihi.org1/10/2019 8:38:20 PMhtmlTrueIHIaspx11;1611~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_Site.js
Pressure Ulcer Prevention: An Nursing Competency-Based Curriculum36670NPUAP provides this example curriculum to prepare registered nurses with the minimum competencies for pressure ulcer prevention.7/12/2011 10:29:15 PMPressure Ulcer Prevention Points This tool provides a detailed description of pressure ulcer prevention points, with references to literature STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttps://www.ihi.org/resources/Pages/Tools157370https://www.ihi.org7/12/2011 10:29:15 PMhtmlFalseaspx1616~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
Pressure Ulcer Prevention Points36671This tool provides a detailed description of pressure ulcer prevention points, with references to literature and other resources.7/12/2011 10:30:24 PM Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP) Washington, DC, USA   This tool provides a detailed description of pressure ulcer prevention points, with references to literature STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttps://www.ihi.org/resources/Pages/Tools107410https://www.ihi.org7/12/2011 10:30:24 PMhtmlFalseaspx1616~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
Champions Improve Staff Education and Compliance with Pressure Ulcer Prevention Strategies37540Onslow 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 PMand hands-on learning for prevention devices March 2008: Another skills fair was held and included a pressure ulcer prevention station Ongoing: Data from the quarterly STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttps://www.ihi.org/resources/Pages/ImprovementStories154450https://www.ihi.org1/9/2014 7:30:09 PMhtmlFalseaspx1616~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
Skin Care Facts: Pressure Ulcer Prevention36613Use this poster to display important facts about skin care necessary to avoid pressure ulcers. 7/9/2011 12:45:17 AMHow-to Guide: Prevent Pressure Ulcers This How-to Guide describes key STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttps://www.ihi.org/resources/Pages/Tools8150https://www.ihi.org7/9/2011 12:45:17 AMhtmlFalseaspx1616~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
Topics660Explore resources and tools for key topics such as Improvement Capability; Person- and Family-Centered Care; Patient Safety; Quality, Cost, and Value; and Triple Aim for Populations; and more.10/19/2020 5:07:56 PMGovernance Leadership of Safety and Improvement Health Plans and Insurers Advancing Improvement Medication Reconciliation to Prevent Adverse Drug Pressure Ulcers Falls Prevention STS_Webhttps://www.ihi.org117213864https://www.ihi.org/_layouts/15/ihi/1033/images/focus/ihi-logo.pnghttps://www.ihi.org/Topics/PatientSafety Patient%20Safety https://www.ihi.org/Topics/TripleAim Triple%20Aim%20for%20Populations https://www.ihi.org/Topics/ImprovementCapability Improvement%20Capability https://www.ihi.org/Topics/PFCC Person-%20and%20Family-Centered%20Care https://www.ihi.org/Topics/Joy-In-Work Joy%20in%20Work https://www.ihi.org/Topics/Health-Equity Health%20Equity https://www.ihi.org/Topics/COVID-19 COVID-19 https://www.ihi.org/Topics/QualityCostValue Value%20Management2https://www.ihi.org10/19/2020 5:07:56 PMhtmlTrueIHIaspx11;1611~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_Site.js
Relieve the Pressure and Reduce Harm37849New 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_PublishingPageshttps://www.ihi.org/resources/Pages/ImprovementStories7982820https://www.ihi.org1/14/2014 2:06:20 PMhtmlFalseaspx1616~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
Wound Competency: Identifying Pressure Ulcers and Other Wounds36748This tool is used to educate nursing staff on the prevention and management of wounds. It lists critical elements for identifying pressure ulcers, determining their severity (stage), and differentiating them from other types of wounds. 5/13/2011 5:28:01 PMlists critical elements for identifying pressure ulcers, determining their severity (stage), and STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttps://www.ihi.org/resources/Pages/Tools65180https://www.ihi.org5/13/2011 5:28:01 PMhtmlFalseaspx1616~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
Preventing pressure ulcers: The goal is zero39321This article describes how to identify patients at risk for pressure ulcers and reliably implement prevention strategies for all patients identified as at risk. 9/15/2011 4:13:20 PMJoint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety identify patients at risk for pressure ulcers and reliably implement prevention strategies for all patients identified STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttps://www.ihi.org/resources/Pages/Publications30160https://www.ihi.org9/15/2011 4:13:20 PMhtmlFalseaspx1616~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
PS 202 SummaryFINAL561847/15/2013 12:44:03 PMpressure ulcers Lesson 4: How to Implement a Pressure Ulcer Prevention Program To be successful at creating or modifying a pressure ulcer prevention program STS_ListItem_DocumentLibraryhttps://www.ihi.org/education/IHIOpenSchool/Courses/Documents/SummaryDocuments400https://www.ihi.org7/15/2013 12:44:03 PMpdfFalsepdf1515~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_PDF.js

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