Nutritional Management for Pressure Injuries

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Dietitians know the importance of good nutrition in the prevention and treatment of pressure injuries. Interdisciplinary collaboration is key in promoting the role of the dietitian when managing complex skin breakdown issues. In this updated webinar, Sarah Hammaker, RDN reviews the latest nutrition recommendations for pressure injury management. She'll discuss calorie, protein, and fluid recommendations as well as the latest guidelines on nutritional supplements. This webinar is a great refresher for all dietitians working in healthcare settings. 

This webinar is supported by an educational grant from Abbott Nutrition Health Institute.

Please note: This webinar is not for CPEU credit.

Targeted audience: Registered dietitians working with patients with pressure injuries.

Learning objectives:

  • Discuss the role of nutrition in the prevention and treatment of pressure injuries.
  • Identify key nutrients essential for wound healing in patients with pressure injuries.
  • Learn strategies for assessing the nutritional status of patients with pressure injuries.
  • Implement appropriate nutritional interventions specific to different stages of pressure injuries.
  • Discuss the interdisciplinary approach to optimally support and improve nutritional outcomes in patients with pressure injuries.