Prevention of Perioperative Pressure Ulcers Tool Kit

Pressure ulcers are a common problem for patients causing significant pain and adding additional costs to health care delivery. All surgical patients should be considered at risk for pressure ulcer development. This tool kit will assist perioperative RNs and other interested health care professionals prevent the development of pressure ulcers in surgical patients. Included in the tool kit are evidence-based perioperative pressure ulcer prevention strategies, patient risk assessment tools, teaching slide decks, and hand off communication methods. 

The Prevention of Perioperative Pressure Ulcers Tool Kit was funded in part by grants from Sage Products, LLC and Medtronic through the AORN Foundation.

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Webinars

Contact Hours

You may earn 1.3 contact hours before December 31, 2017 by reviewing the 5 webinars below and completing the online evaluation..


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