The Role of Nutrition in Pressure Ulcer Management Webinar

$ 20.00

The prevention and management of pressure ulcers is a challenge for registered dietitians in nearly all practice settings. During this webinar we will review the role of nutrition in the development of pressure ulcers as well as nutritional strategies to promote wound healing. We also will discuss how registered dietitians can function as an invaluable member of the multidisciplinary health care team, to promote skin integrity. Presented by Jennifer Dooley, MBA, RD, CNSC. This webinar is about one hour and approved for 1 CPEU.

Objectives:

  1. Participants will be able to identify the role of nutrition in the development of pressure ulcers
  2. Participants will be able to recognize non-nutritional factors that play a role in the development and healing of pressure ulcers
  3. Participants will be able to describe the role of specific macro and micronutrients in the wound healing process