{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} The VCU Pressure Ulcer Summit: The Search for a Clearer Understanding and More Precise Clinical Definition of the Unavoidable Pressure Injury

Purpose of Activity

To report the findings of the Unavoidable Pressure Ulcer Committee, which addressed key issues associated with pressure ulcers that are unavoidable or unpreventable.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Differentiate unavoidable pressure injuries that may occur at or near the end of life.
  2. Explain permanent or temporary medical conditions that contribute to failure of the skin as an organ.
Price: $24.95


  • ANCC 2.5 CH
  • DC - BON 2.5 CH
  • FL - BON 2.5 CH
  • GA - BON 2.5 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, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.

Test Code: JWOCN0916
Published: Sep/Oct 2016
Expires: 9/4/2020
Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Oscar M. Alvarez, PhD, CCT, FAPWCA; C. Tod Brindle, MSN, RN, CWOCN; Diane Langemo, PhD, RN, FAAN; Karen Lou Kennedy-Evans, RN, FNP, APRN-BC; Diane L. Krasner, PhD, RN, CWCN, CWS, MAPWCA, FAAN; Mary R. Brennan, MBA, RN, CWON, FACCWS; Jeffrey M. Levine, MD, AGSF, CWSP