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NYSPFP Pressure Injury Webinar: Best Practices for Prevention and Documentation

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
NYSPFP will host a September 10 webinar on pressure injuries (PI), the second in a three-part series in response to the increasing incidence of PI across NYSPFP hospitals. Reducing PI rates is a complex undertaking that ranges from implementing clinical guidelines to properly documenting and coding wounds. This webinar will discuss the following topics:

• Best practices for preventing and mitigating PI progression
• Clinical documentation improvement to ensure reliable, consistent staging of PI
• Improving sustainability of PI prevention efforts and financial stewardship
• Bridging the gap between clinical staff and coding staff to reduce PI rates

Speakers

Expert faculty for the webinar are members of the Board of Directors for the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel:
William V. Padula, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical and Health Economics in the School of Pharmacy at the University of Southern California. He has performed innovative comparative research and analysis of quality improvement strategies to prevent hospital-acquired PIs.
Barbara Delmore, PhD, RN, CWCN, MAPWCA, IIWCC-NYU, is Senior Nurse Scientist, Center for Innovation in the Advancement of Care (CIAC) and Clinical Assistant Professor, Hansjӧrg Wyss, Department of Plastic Surgery at NYU Langone Health. She is a board-certified wound care nurse whose research focuses on chronic wounds, risk factors that can influence wound prevention strategies and therapeutic interventions, and risk factors for heel PIs and acute skin failure in hospitalized patients.

How to join the Webconference

(Begin logging in 15 minutes prior to start time)

2. Complete the registration questions and click “Submit.”
3. Audio- Once you are logged in, a pop-up box will appear.

Select your audio connection preference from the three options.
1. If you would like to change audio preference after you have made your selection, please click the icon to bring up the dial-in information.
Participating in the Audio Only:
• Dial: 1-800-832-0736
• Conference Room Number: *3933077#
2. Complete the registration questions and click “Submit.”
3. Audio- Once you are logged in, a pop-up box will appear.

Who Should Attend

Multidisciplinary PI team members—which may include wound care specialists, physicians, nurses, coding specialists, nutritionists, dieticians, quality leads, physical therapists, pain management specialists, pharmacists, infection preventionists, and case managers—are encouraged to participate.

Who To Contact

If you have questions about the webinar, please contact your NYSPFP Project Manager. If you experience difficulty logging in the day of the event, please contact Registration Support at (518) 431-7867.

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