Using Devices for Pressure Ulcer Prevention & Treatment

NPUAP is having a pressure ulcer prevention webinar on March 30, 2016 from 1:00 – 2:00 PM ET

Presenters: Joyce Black, PhD, RN, CWCN, FAAN & Evan Call, MS, CSM (NRM)

Dr. Joyce Black, Associate Professor at the UNMC College of Nursing, and faculty contributor to Gero Nurse Prep, was recently recognized for both clinical and advocacy expertise.


  1. Compare and contrast the patient risk factors for pressure ulcer development that match support surface characteristics used for prevention
  2. Explain the benefits to use of a low air loss or microclimate management surface, an alternating pressure surface and a continuous low pressure surface for the treatment of pressure ulcers
  3. Describe how to determine if the support surface is working
  4. Describe how to develop an algorithm for the facility to use support surfaces

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