NPUAP Announces Release of Educational Tools for Wound Care Providers

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Washington, D.C. – June 15, 2017 – The National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP) announced bundle pricing of the new digital slide sets, designed to assist in the continuing education of health care professionals to prevent and treat pressure injuries.

Wound care providers working in acute care, post-acute care, home care agencies, and schools of nursing will benefit from the use of the slide sets. They include the 2016 Pressure Injury Staging System Teaching Slide Set and the Prevention of Pressure Injuries Slide Set, both available for $75 each, and the Treatment of Pressure Injuries Slide Set, available for $90. Buy all 3 for $199- a savings of over $40! All are instantly downloadable in PDF format at the NPUAP online store.

The Pressure Injury Staging System Teaching Slide Set is the result of the NPUAP 2016 Staging Consensus Conference. The Prevention of Pressure Injuries Slide Set and the Treatment of Pressure Injuries Slide Set are based on the current International Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Ulcers: Clinical Practice Guideline.

“The primary mission of the NPUAP is to improve patient outcomes in pressure injury prevention and treatment,” said NPUAP President Mary Litchford, PhD, RDN, LDN. “By incorporating the latest scientific evidence into the educational slide sets for teaching health care providers, the NPUAP is supporting its patient-focused mission.”

Wound care providers can find a number of other resources available on the NPUAP online store, including webinar recordings, books, and high-resolution photographs of sample wounds for educational purposes.

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About the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel

The National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP) is the nation’s leading scientific expert on pressure injury prevention and treatment. Our goal is to insure improved patient health and to advance public policy, education, and research.