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 CEU under the Patient Safety (PTS) category.
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.