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Pressure Ulcers Web Module

Pressure Ulcers Web Module

University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
Carla Click, MD, Aimee Garcia, MD
Donald W. Reynolds Foundation
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This web-based module provides a comprehensive review of the epidemiology, presentation, risk factors, and management strategies of pressure ulcers in the elderly.

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Upon completion of the module the learner should be able to: 1. Identify those patients at risk, 2. Provide effective interventions for those patients at risk and those with existing pressure ulcers, 3. Describe skin problems in universally accepted terms.

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A computer with access to the Internet. Works best with Internet Explorer as the web browser

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Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 7:54pm
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Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 8:34am
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Friday, March 30, 2018 - 1:21pm
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:
Thomas A. Teasdale

Suggested Citation:
Carla Click and Dr. Aimee Garcia. Pressure Ulcers Web Module. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2009 Available from:


Submitted by lwilson3 on

Very helpful, easy to use, nice pictures and diagrams.