SNHP | Senior Nursing Poster Session

Title

Pressure Injury Prevention

Presenter Information

Rachelle HaleFollow

Academic Level at Time of Presentation

Senior

Major

Nursing

List all Project Mentors & Advisor(s)

Mrs. Jennifer Coleman

Presentation Format

Poster Presentation

Abstract/Description

Pressure injuries are a major healthcare problem. Approximately three million adults are affected by pressure injuries. The elderly population is expected to double by 2050 (for the first time in history). Elderly patients are at a higher risk for obtaining pressure injuries, therefore, implementing preventative measures is crucial. The goal is to promote policy development that utilizes the most current research to prevent and treat pressure injuries during hospitalization.

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Senior Nursing Poster Session

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Pressure Injury Prevention

Pressure injuries are a major healthcare problem. Approximately three million adults are affected by pressure injuries. The elderly population is expected to double by 2050 (for the first time in history). Elderly patients are at a higher risk for obtaining pressure injuries, therefore, implementing preventative measures is crucial. The goal is to promote policy development that utilizes the most current research to prevent and treat pressure injuries during hospitalization.