Maintaining patients’ skin integrity decreases hospital-acquired infection rates and reduces patients’ length of stay.
Complete the Pieper Pressure Ulcer Knowledge Test (Links to an external site.). https://www.ahrq.gov/patient-safety/settings/hospital/resource/pressureulcer/tool/pu7a.html
Check your answers against the answer key (Links to an external site.). https://www.ahrq.gov/patient-safety/settings/hospital/resource/pressureulcer/tool/pu7a.html
Provide your score and develop three to five objectives that will help you enhance your knowledge about providing safe care to patients who may have challenges to their skin integrity.
Submit your score and objectives as an attachment in the assignment area.