Clinical Care Practice
70th AHCA/NCAL Convention and Expo
One of the key risk factors for impairment in skin integrity and the development of pressure ulcers/injury is the exposure of skin to urinary incontinence. This presentation will identify definitions, risk factors, a comprehensive assessment process that leads to individualized interventions for quality of care. Join us for this highly engaging presentation that will include a roundtable discussion for sharing of best practice strategies.
Objectives: Upon completion of this presentation, participants should be able to:
1. Verbalize how to identify the difference between moisture induced dermatitis and partial thickness Pressure Ulcer/Injury.
2. Describe prevention and treatment strategies that can be implemented for incontinent patients/residents
3. Define documentation necessary to substantiate a comprehensive assessment, individualized care planning, implementation of interventions and ongoing monitoring for quality and compliance.