Tuesday, September 15, 2015

NPUAP Webinar on Pressure Ulcer Prevention in Vulnerable Elders

Holly Harmon

Mr. Antokal and Dr. Garcia’s webinar, titled Pressure Ulcer Prevention in Vulnerable Elders will describe the unique aspects of aging skin in a geriatric population, understand the clinical factors that make pressure ulcers more prevalent in the elderly population and identify regulatory guidelines as they pertain to pressure ulcers in different care settings.

This webinar is only open to the first 1,000 registrants so register today! 1 hour of multidisciplinary CEU is also available!

Thursday, October 1, 2015 
1:00PM–2:00PM Eastern Time (includes a Q&A period)


OBJECTIVES
1. The learner will describe the unique aspects of aging skin in a geriatric
population
2. The learner will understand the clinical factors that make pressure
ulcers more prevalent in the elderly population
3. The learner will identify regulatory guidelines as they pertain to
pressure ulcers in different care settings

PRESENTERS
􀀀Steven Antokal, BSN,CWCN,CCCN, DAPWCA is the Director of Enterostomal
Therapy for HCR Manor Care. He has served on the NPUAP Provider Organization Council (POC) since 2001. He currently serves as a member of the the NPUAP Education Mission Committee.
􀀀Aimee Garcia, MD,CWS is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, Geriatrics Section at Baylor College of Medicine and the Program Director for the Clinical Wound Care Fellowship Program at Baylor College of Medicine. She is the Medical Director for the Wound Clinic and Consult Service at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center. Dr. Garcia is Past President of the
National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel, and Co-Chair of the Public Policy Committee. She is also Past Chair of the American College of Certified Wound Care Specialists. Dr. Garcia is also currently serving on the Board of Directors of St. Dominic Village Nursing Facility.

For more information on the webinar and how to register please visit http://www.npuap.org/events/pressure-ulcer-prevention-in-vulnerable-elders/.

NATIONAL PRESSURE ULCER ADVISORY PANEL (NPUAP) serves as the authoritative voice for improved patient outcomes in pressure ulcer prevention and treatment through public policy, education and research. 􀀀 www.npuap.org

If you are unable to attend the live webinar or are interested in viewing previous webinars that were presented this year please visit the following website to access the recordings and handouts: http://www.npuap.org/resources/educational-and-clinical-resources/complimentary-educational-webinars/.

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