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Are you searching for the latest educational products on pressure injuries and support surfaces to enhance your staff development program? Does your professional reference library include current evidence –based products including pressure ulcer / injury guidelines, illustration and images?

Our Education and Clinical Resources provide an extensive set of materials to assist you in the prevention and treatment of pressure injuries. Please browse the links below for more information. 

 

Policy for Use & Charges: Our educational resources are subject to our copyright policies and may require fees for use. Click the link to review the Charges for Use of NPUAP Products. 

 

Resource List

Root Cause Analysis (RCA) ToolNEW for 2019, the RCA Toolkit helps you identify areas for improvement to make patient care safer. 

Pressure Injury Stages: Overview of our updated staging definitions as of 2016. 

AHRQ Prevention Toolkit: A free toolkit developed by past NPUAP members under the auspices of AHRQ. 

Educational Slide Sets: Teaching slide sets based around prevention, treatment, and definition / staging of pressure injuries. 

MDRPI Prevention Posters:  Free posters for download about the prevention of Medical Device-Related Pressure Injuries (MDRPIs). 

Monograph: Pressure Ulcers: Prevalence, Incidence and Implications for the Future was authored by 27 experts from the NPUAP and invited authorities and edited by NPUAP Alum Dr. Barbara Pieper. 

Other Organizations: Links to other American & international pressure injury-related organizations

Position Statements: Brief documents clarifying NPUAP's stance on a particular issue

Pressure Injury Photos: Our image library of 54 pressure injury photos 

Prevention Day: Worldwide Pressure Injury Prevention Day 2019 is on November 21. Click here for a variety of promotion resources. 

Resources for Consumers: A website that can be shared with patients and their families & friends

PUSH Tool: The Pressure Ulcer Scale for Healing

White Papers: Authoritative reports and guides designed to help solve a problem, answer a question, or clarify a subject.