Avoiding deep tissue injuries on heel
Author and researcher Dr. Rhonda Sullivan shares her research on how to avoid deep tissue injuries on heels and treating them. She also talks about how heel pressure injuries impact the patients' and caregivers' quality of life.
Dr. Rhonda Sullivan is a published author, researcher, and a national speaker on wound care matters with a particular focus on deep tissue pressure injury and pressure injury prevention and management.
She is currently employed as a Quality and Safety Clinical Specialist with Mölnlycke. In this role, she serves as clinical support to healthcare organisations seeking to improve patient outcomes by facilitating best practice in the prevention of hospital-acquired pressure injuries, caregiver injury, and neurodevelopmental injuries in neonates.
Randomised Control Trial
February 13, 2020
Preventing pressure ulcers with Mepilex Border Sacrum and Mepilex Border Heel
Watch Dr. Jan Kottner discuss the 1st European RCT (Randomised Control Trial) demonstrating pressure ulcer prevention with Mepilex® Border Sacrum and Mepilex® Border Heel dressings — significantly reducing the risk of developing pressure ulcers compared to no dressing .
March 18, 2020
For clinicians: Importance of evidence based decision making
Watch Dr. Paulo Alves explain why literature and evidence is so important in helping clinicians understand what to use and when.
March 18, 2020
Importance of evidence based decision making from a procurement perspective
Watch Dr. Paulo Alves as he explains the importance of basing your purchasing decisions on evidences.
October 16, 2020
Long term effects of pressure injuries
Dr. Chew Khong Yik, Singapore General Hospital consultant discusses the long term effect of pressure injuries and how the wounds tend to lead to a very prolonged hospitalizations and severe strains on hospital resources - bed availability, nursing case and medical care.
May 27, 2020
Reducing the burden of pressure ulcers
Watch Professor Amit Gefen, Professor of Biomedical Engineering talk about Reducing the burden of pressure ulcers from a bioengineering perspective - during the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (EPUAP) symposium on September 2019.
Hard-to-heal pressure injuries
What do you do if a pressure injury stops healing as expected? What factors influence wound complexity and hinder healing progress? Dr Paulo Alves shares his knowledge and experience in this webinar. Watch on-demand
Exudate management strategies for pressure ulcer: Case-based learning
In this webinar, Dr Joyce Black and Dr Hadar Lev-Tov will discuss exudate management strategies for pressure injuries, using real-world case studies to highlight best practices and approaches to treatment. Watch on-demand
Managing the burden of device related pressure injuries in vulnerable patients
Patients, particularly vulnerable ones, are at a greater risk than ever of developing device-related pressure injuries. The current healthcare crisis has exacerbated risk, and made prevention strategies a top priority, even as healthcare providers’ attention is pulled elsewhere. Watch on-demand
Fundamentals of Pressure Ulcers
This course aims to educate you on the fundamentals of Pressure Ulcers. 30 minutes.
PI prevention, trends and lessons learnt from the COVID-19 pandemic
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, an increasing number of patients are being admitted to ICU/CCU and cared for in a prone position for extended periods to aid mechanical ventilation. How can clinicians manage the increased risk of patients developing pressure ulcers as a result of prone positioning? Monday, 9 November 2020, 9:00 AM/6:00 PM CET Join webinar
PI prevention and best practices in prone positioned patients
Prophylactic multilayer foam dressings are a widely accepted method of preventing pressure ulcers in patients considered to be at ‘high-risk’. Find out how clinicians can implement dressings as part of a prevention protocol to help protect vulnerable COVID-19 patients from pressure ulcers. Thursday 12 November 2020, 9:00 AM/6:00 PM CET Join webinar
PI prevention in prone positioned patients: driving and implementing system-wide changes to improve outcomes
Public health emergencies, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, create the need for urgent evidence-based interventions to prevent negative patient outcomes such as pressure ulcers. Hear how global experts in PU prevention manage changes in clinical practice through system-wide adoption of best practice, to help protect prone positioned patients. Tuesday 17 November 2020, 9:00 AM/6:00 PM CET Join webinar
Hard-to-heal Pressure Ulcers
In this webinar, Dr Paulo Alves will share his knowledge and experience within this area with emphasis on why debridement and exudate management is so important. Watch On-demand
Investing in the WOC nurse leader
2020 Year of the Nurse: join Mölnlycke® for a panel discussion on the value of the Wound Care Nurse during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. How specialty practice, patient care, and leadership are impacted by the disease will be explored from the perspectives of both patient and nurse. Watch on-demand