Does your staff know the updated guidelines?
In 2019, Medline conducted 48 Skin Health Solution Discovery Assessments, which included a survey of 899 clinical staff at acute care facilities. Insights from the survey indicate that frontline staff may need additional education and training on updated NPIAP guidelines.2
56% of staff do not have a usage protocol in place for sacral foam dressings as part of a pressure injury prevention program.
91% of staff report turning or repositioning patients every two hours, which is no longer the NPIAP recommendation.
65% of staff would like more training in pressure injury staging.
40% of staff report using heel protector devices (bunny boots, heel pads) for offloading heels.
42% of staff report that they don’t apply daily moisturizer on patients.
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