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Under Pressure: Respiratory Medical Device-Related Pressure Injuries

Jeanne Pettinichi presents "Under Pressure: Respiratory Medical Device-Related Pressure Injuries (MDRPI)". In this course Jeanne goes in depth about pressure injuries, their causes and prevention, with a focus on respiratory medical device related pressure injuries. You'll learn about:

  • The impact of Pressure Injuries (PI’s)
  • The definition of Pressure Injuries (PI’s) and MDRPI’s
  • The Stages of Pressure Injuries
  • Elements of Patient Risk Assessment
  • Prevention strategies for MDRPI’s


This course is AARC accredited for 1 CRCE under the Patient Safety (PTS) category.


Your Instructor


Jeanne Pettinichi, MSN, RN, CPN, CPEN
Jeanne Pettinichi, MSN, RN, CPN, CPEN

Jeanne has 34 years’ experience as a nurse including 20 years working in Pediatric Emergency Nursing. She has nearly 10 years’ experience as a Clinical Nurse Education Specialist at two Level I Trauma Centers, the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Hospital, and the Emergency Medicine & Trauma Center at Children's National Medical Center in Washington, DC. She obtained her BSN from Vanderbilt University and her MSN degree from Northern Kentucky University. Jeanne currently serves as the Clinical Nurse Educator for Vapotherm.


Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
How do I get my CRCE credit for this course?
After you watch the video lecture(s), pass the quiz and fill out the evaluation form, you will receive your electronic CRCE certificate the same day. We notify the AARC of passed courses at the beginning of each month.

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