Pressure Injury Prevention and Treatment: Optimizing Healing through Nutrition and Lean Body Mass

Pressure Injury Prevention and Treatment: Optimizing Healing through Nutrition and Lean Body Mass

On-Demand Webcast
Faculty

Mary Litchford, PhD, RDN, LDN
President, CASE Software & Books
Greensboro, North Carolina

Intended Learners

This activity is designed for physicians, podiatrists, nurses, dietitians and pharmacists who work with patients at risk for chronic wounds.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Explain clinical outcomes and risks for patients who are malnourished or who have low lean body mass
  • Review evidence-based guidelines supporting nutrition intervention as part of pressure ulcer prevention and treatment
  • Assess the cost of oral nutritional supplementation compared to the cost of pressure injury treatment
  • Examine the role of nutrition screening, asessment, and intervention as key components of the health care team's approach to pressure injury prevention and treatment
  • Employ a health care team approach to optimize nutritional management to help prevent the development of pressure injury and to manage existing injuries
Activity Overview

This on-demand webcast is available with synchronized slides and audio.

In order to be eligible for documentation of credit, participants must complete the pre-test, attend the full webinar, complete the 10-question post-test with a score of 70% or better, and complete the evaluation form. After successful completion of the post-test and evaluation form online at www.naccme.com, participants may immediately print their documentation of credit.

Participants who completed the live version of this activity are not eligible to receive credit for this on-demand webcast.

Release Date: June 29, 2018
Expiration Date: July 31, 2019
Estimated time to complete: 1 hour

There is no fee associated with this activity.

For questions regarding this educational activity, please call 609-371-1137.

Hardware/Software Requirements

The evaluation is accessible after the activity via a PC (Windows 7 or newer) or Mac (Mac OS 10.6 or later) computer with current versions of the following browsers: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, or Safari. A PDF reader is required for print publications. Please direct technical questions to webmaster@naccme.com.

Accreditation

 In support of improving patient care, North American Center for Continuing Medical Education (NACCME) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

CME

NACCME designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

CNE

This continuing nursing education activity awards 1.0 contact hour.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #13255 for 1.0 contact hour.

Nurse practitioners may participate in this educational activity and earn a certificate of completion, as AANP accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ through its reciprocity agreements.

CPE

This activity is approved for 1.0 contact hour (.01 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education: UAN JA0006201-0000-18-039-H01-P

 This educational activity is a knowledge-based activity.

ACPE Credit Policy
Your official record of ACPE credit will be generated through the CPE Monitor System. The certificate printed from this website after completing the evaluation for this activity is for personal tracking purposes only.

Eligibility for pharmacy credit is contingent upon the successful completion of a post-test and/or evaluation for each activity or session attended. Please note that you must complete the activity evaluation within 60 days of a live activity or within 60 days of beginning the evaluation for an enduring activity. Under ACPE Policy, NACCME will not be able to report your activity completion to CPE Monitor after this 60-day period.

CPE for Dietitians

North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC (NACCME) is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR Credentialed Practitioners will receive 1 Continuing Professional Education Unit (CPEU) for completion of this activity/material. Provider Number: HM001, Level 3

CPME

NACCME is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine.

NACCME has approved this activity for a maximum of 1.0 continuing education contact hour.

Planning Committee

The planning committee comprises Mary Litchford, PhD, RDN, LDN; Robert S. Kirsner, MD, PHD, FAAD; Susie Seaman, NP; and MaryEllen Fama, Emily Gibson, Jennifer Ilcyn, Tiffney Oliver, Randy Robbin, and Susan Yarbrough, NACCME.

Independent Clinical Reviewer: Robert S. Kirsner, MD, PHD, FAAD, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida  

Nurse Planner: Susie Seaman, NP, Sharp Rees-Stealy Wound Clinic, San Diego, California

Financial Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest

According to the disclosure policy of NACCME, faculty, editors, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control content are required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with relevant commercial companies related to this activity. All relevant conflicts of interest that are identified are reviewed for potential conflicts of interest. If a conflict is identified, it is the responsibility of NACCME to initiate a mechanism to resolve the conflict(s). The existence of these interests or relationships is not viewed as implying bias or decreasing the value of the presentation.

All educational materials are reviewed for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies reported, and levels of evidence.

The faculty has reported the following:

Dr. Litchford: Consultant—Medline Industries, Prosynthesis Labs; Speaker’s Bureau—Abbott Nutrition, Nestle Nutrition; President—National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel

Ms. Seaman: Advisory Board—Mölnlycke

Dr. Kirsner, Ms. Fama, Ms. Gibson, Ms. Ilcyn, Ms. Oliver, Mr. Robbin, and Ms. Yarbrough have disclosed no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests.

NACCME requires faculty to inform participants whenever off-label/unapproved uses of drugs and/or devices are discussed in their presentations.

The faculty have disclosed that no off-label/unapproved uses of drugs and/or devises will be discussed in the presentations.

Privacy Policy

NACCME protects the privacy of personal and other information regarding participants, educational partners, and joint sponsors. NACCME and our joint sponsors will not release personally identifiable information to a third party without the individual's consent, except such information as is required for reporting purposes to the appropriate accrediting agency.

NACCME maintains physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to guard your nonpublic personal information.

Copyright © 2018 by North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC. All rights reserved. No part of this accredited continuing education activity may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, without first obtaining permission from North American Center for Continuing Medical Education. The opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty and are not attributable to NACCME. Clinical judgment must guide each professional in weighing the benefits of treatment against the risk of toxicity. Dosages, indications, and methods of use for products referred to in this activity are not necessarily the same as indicated in the package insert for each product, may reflect the clinical experience of the presenters, and may be derived from the professional literature or other clinical sources. Consult complete prescribing information before administering.

Grant Support

Supported by an educational grant from Abbott Nutrition.