{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} A Predictive Model for Pressure Ulcer Outcome: The Wound Healing Index

Purpose of Activity

To provide information regarding the creation of a risk-stratification system to predict the likelihood of the healing of body and heel pressure ulcers (PrUs).

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Explain the need for a PrU risk stratification tool.
  2. Describe the purpose and methodology of the study.
  3. Delineate the results of the study and development of the Wound Healing Index.
Price: $27.95


  • ANCC 3.0 CH
  • DC - BON 3.0 CH
  • FL - BON 3.0 CH
  • GA - BON 3.0 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 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 Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, #50-1223, Florida Board of Nursing, #50-1223, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.

Test Code: ASWC1215
Published: Dec 2015
Expires: 12/4/2020
Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Susan D. Horn, PhD; Ryan S. Barrett, MStat; Caroline E. Fife, MD; Brett Thomson, BS
Categories: Research , Skin/Wound Care
Specialties: Wound