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Pressure Sores

Author: Dana Bartlett, BSN, MSN, MA, CSPI

Course Created: 2013

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No book to buy Duration: 1 hours
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Course Summary

This CNA inservice provides information on caring for patients with pressure sores.

Course Format

This course is based on a book and a post test. When you're ready, purchase the test by clicking the "Add To Cart" button. This will let you take the test and receive your certificate for CE credits.

Course Syllabus

  • Introduction
  • What is a Pressure Sore?
  • Why and Where do Pressure Sores Happen?
  • Risk Factors for Developing Pressure Sores
  • Preventing Pressure Sores
  • Treating Pressure Sores

Learning Objectives

  • Correctly identify a definition of pressure ulcer.
  • Identify three specific causes that contribute to the development of pressure ulcers.
  • Identify a specific medical condition that increases the risk of developing pressure ulcers.
  • Identify three complications caused by pressure ulcers.
  • Identify the maximum amount of time a patient should remain in one position.


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