If surveyors or a plaintiff attorney finds a resident with a non-healing stage 3 or stage 4 pressure ulcer hasn't received optimal nutritional interventions, watch out. Nutritional interventions often fall through the cracks because providers don't know what works -- or they fail to capture their nutritional interventions on the care plan and in the medical record.
Nutrition plays a key role in the development of pressure ulcers, and expert speaker Becky Dorner, RD, LD will tell you exactly how. In addition to reviewing the pressure ulcer staging system and its impact on health care providers, she’ll discuss the most current research related to medical nutrition therapy for pressure ulcer treatment -- and show you how to assess a patient’s nutritional needs.
In this jam-packed session you’ll learn:
Still have questions? You have the floor with Becky during an interactive Q&A!
Who should attend: Interdisciplinary personnel and healthcare providers that deal with preventing and treating pressure ulcers.
Your registration includes:
Becky Dorner, RD, LD, is founder and president of Becky Dorner & Associates, Inc., a dietetic education and information firm, and Nutrition Consulting Services, Inc. a dietetics consulting firm, providing services to over 100 health care facilities in Ohio since 1983. Becky’s mission to improve care for older adults has inspired her to present more than 400 programs for national, international and state professional meetings in 48 states, Canada, Italy,...
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