Prevention and Treatment of Medical Device Related Hospital-Acquired Pressure Injuries (MDRPIs)
This presentation will provide a detailed look into the issues surrounding Medical Device Related Hospital-Acquired Pressure Injuries (MDRPIs). The discussion will include a review of the published research, best practice preventative measures and activities that RT departments can take to help reduce the risk of MDPRIs occurring at their facilities.
Approved for 1.00 CRCE Hours.
Describe national quality measures and where hospitals sit in regards to hospital acquired pressure injuries and medical device-related pressure injuries.
Discuss information gained during a clinical evidence review completed for the American Journal of Critical Care (AJCC)
Outline a performance improvement project conducted between nursing and respiratory care to prevent or lessen medical device-related pressure injuries