Skin is In: Positioning Your Surgical Patient

 

Photo of Vanessa Makarewicz, presenter at UW Nursing Grand Rounds.

 

Featuring—

Vanessa Makarewicz, RN-BC, MN
Infection Control Operations Manager, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle

 

 

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Objectives for Learning Outcomes

After viewing this nursing grand rounds, you will be better able to:

  • Review the pathophysiology of pressure ulcer development 
  • Discuss negative outcomes associated with hospital-acquired pressure ulcers 
  • Identify risk factors associated with pressure ulcer development in the OR
  • Describe the clinical importance of positioning patients before and after surgery
  • Identify techniques used to redistribute pressure in the OR     

Additional Information

Format: 
Video
Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.00 Contact hours
Available: 
11/22/2013
Expires: 
11/22/2016
Cost:
$10.00

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Contact hours

Price

Cost:
$10.00
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