Achieving a step change in pressure ulcer reduction

Advances in pressure-relieving surfaces - a new care delivery model

Chaired by Professor Keith Harding, this second webcast for 2016, continues our discussion on the importance of optimising resources in pressure ulcer management by focusing on prevention and improving clinical outcomes.

World Wide Stop the Pressure Day

Hear from two leading clinical experts as they explore the impact of advances in pressure ulcer prevention.

Matt Tite, Improvement Analyst at The Quality Improvement Healthcare Company, Leicester (UK), looks at the health improvement measurement methodology used to analyse the data and demonstrate the significant reduction in pressure ulcers.

Jacqui Fletcher, Independent consultant from the UK, discusses the outcomes of a large-scale, multi-centre evaluation of an innovative powered hybrid support surface. This study shows how a step change in pressure ulcer prevention provision can improve patient outcomes, reduce treatment costs and optimise care hours per patient day.

Key learning points

In this webcast you will gain insight into more responsive patient care:

  • Improved operational effectiveness
  • Better use of clinical resources
  • Improved clinical outcomes

This webcast will be chaired by by Professor Keith Harding (UK) and include two key presentations from Jacqui Fletcher and Matt Tite.

webcast information

Achieving a step change in pressure ulcer reduction

Date: Thursday 24 November 2016

Times: 08:00AM & 11:00AM & 17:00PM

Introduction: Professor Keith Harding, Cardiff, UK

The role of health improvement measurement methodology in analysing data and demonstrating the significant reduction in pressure ulcers: Matt Tite, UK

A step change in pressure ulcer prevention provision can improve patient outcomes, reduce treatment costs and optimise care hours per patient day: Jacqui Fletcher, UK

Following the broadcast, you will have the opportunity to post your own questions to the expert panel during a live Q&A session


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