{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} The Role of Nutrition for Pressure Injury Prevention and Healing: The 2019 International Clinical Practice Guideline Recommendations

Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To review the nutrition-related recommendations presented in the 2019 European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel, National Pressure Injury Advisory Panel, and Pan Pacific Pressure Injury Alliance Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Ulcers/Injuries: Clinical Practice Guideline with further discussion of nutrition for pressure injury management in the context of the recommendations.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Distinguish nutrition and malnutrition, especially as they relate to the development and healing of pressure injuries.
  2. Differentiate the tools and techniques that help clinicians assess nutrition status as well as the causes of pressure injuries in specific populations.
  3. Identify interventions for improving nutrition status and promoting pressure injury healing.
Price: $17.95


  • ANCC 2.0 CH
  • DC - BON 2.0 CH
  • FL - BON 2.0 CH
  • GA - BON 2.0 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Test Code: ASWC0320A
Published: Mar 2020
Expires: 3/4/2022
Required Passing Score: 14/20 (70%)
Authors: Nancy Munoz, DNC, MHA, RDN, FAND; Mary Ellen Posthauer, RDN, LD, FAND; Emanuele Cereda, MD, PhD; Jos M. G. A. Schols, MD, PhD; Emily Haesler, PhD, BN