{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Identification of Risk Factors for the Development of Pressure Ulcers Despite Standard Screening Methodology and Prophylaxis in Trauma Patients

Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To present information about a study of risk factors for development of pressure ulcers (PrUs) in trauma patients.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Describe the previous PrU research, scope of the problem, and methodology of the study.
  2. Explain the results of the study identifying PrU risk factors for trauma patients.
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: ASWC0716
Published: Jul 2016
Expires: 6/5/2020
Required Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Lauren A. Raff, MD; Holly Waller, MPH, RN; Russell L. Griffin, PhD; Jeffrey D. Kerby, MD, PhD; Patrick L. Bosarge, MD
Categories: Research , Skin/Wound Care , Trauma
Specialties: Research, Trauma, Wound