Thursday, May 9, 2019, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. PT.
This HIIN and hospital Pacing Event will build on the May 2nd event by showcasing two hospital-level success stories. One will highlight a comprehensive approach to pressure injury prevention, and one will take a deep dive into efforts specific to device-related injuries. The importance of PFE will be highlighted as a strategy for success.
Summary from 5/9 Pacing Event: “Pressure Injury Prevention Series Part 2: Hospital-level Strategies for Reducing Pressure Injuries
This HIIN and hospital Pacing Event session built on the May 2 Pacing Event on pressure injury prevention, which featured Drs. William Padula, Joyce Black, and Manish Mishra, who discussed evidence-based practices and tools.
This discussion, which explored specific hospital-level successes for addressing pressure injury prevention, provided an example of a multifaceted approach to accelerating pressure injury prevention, as well as an example focused specifically on the prevention of device-related pressure injuries. These presentations discussed interventions and results achieved. Further, a nationally-recognized patient advocate drew attention to the role of person and family engagement strategies as an important intervention in this work.
The guest presenters for this event were:
Michael Kalos, BSN, RN, CWOCN, Regions Hospital in Minnesota (Minnesota HIIN), who shared his hospital’s journey and successes in improving pressure injury prevention through a multifaceted approach.
Kayla Fuller, MSN, ACCNS-AG, CCRN, Carolinas Medical Center (Carolinas HIIN), who shared her hospital’s work and successes in addressing device-related injuries.
Beverley Johnson, BSN, FAAN, President and CEO of the Institute for Patient and Family-Centered Care (IPFCC), who brought her vast knowledge and expertise in person and family engagement to the discussion, highlighting its role in pressure injury prevention.
This session was moderated by Kendall Hall, MD (NCD).