{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Enhancing Documentation of Pressure Ulcer Prevention Interventions: A Quality Improvement Strategy to Reduce Pressure Ulcers

Purpose of Activity

To provide information on a quality improvement (QI) project to provide nurses with data on the frequency with which pressure ulcer (PU) prevention interventions were performed as measured by documentation.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Identify the methods used and baseline data obtained in this QI project on hospital-acquired pressure ulcers (HAPUs).
  2. Recognize the outcomes from the changes made in the electronic health record (EHR) to facilitate documentation of PU prevention interventions.
Price: $21.95


  • ANCC 2.0 CH
  • DC - BON 2.0 CH
  • FL - BON 2.0 CH
  • GA - BON 2.0 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: JNCQ0716
Published: Jul/Sep 2016
Expires: 9/4/2020
Passing Score: 12/16 (75%)
Authors: Therese M. Jacobson, DNP, APRN, CNS, CWOCN; Susan L. Thompson, MS, APRN, CNS, CWCN; Anna M. Halvorson, MSN, RN, NQS; Kristine Zeitler, MSN, RN-BC, INS
Specialties: Quality Improvement, Wound
Topics: Pressure Ulcer