Presentation on theme: "Preventing Pressure Ulcers"— Presentation transcript:
1 Preventing Pressure Ulcers Tuesday, May 6, 2014These presenters have nothing to discloseIHI ExpeditionPreventing Pressure UlcersKathy Duncan, RN Annette Bartley, RN
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8 Expedition DirectorKathy D. Duncan, RN, Faculty, Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), oversees multiple areas of content and is the clinical lead for IHI’s National Learning Network. Ms. Duncan also directs content development and provides spread expertise for IHI’s Project JOINTS as well as additional content direction for the Hospital Portfolio, directs a number of virtual learning webinar series, and manages IHI’s work in rural settings. Previously, she co-led the 5 Million Lives Campaign National Field Team and was faculty for the Improving Outcomes for High Risk and Critically Ill Patients Innovation Community. In addition to her leadership on the field team during the Campaign, Ms. Duncan was the content lead for several interventions in IHI’s 100,000 Lives and 5 Million Lives Campaigns. She also serves as a member of the Scientific Advisory Board for the American Heart Association’s Get with the Guidelines Resuscitation, NQF’s Coordination of Care Advisory Panel and NDNQI’s Pressure Ulcer Advisory Committee. Prior to joining IHI, Ms. Duncan led initiatives to decrease ICU mortality and morbidity as the Director of Critical Care for a large community hospital.
9 Overall Program AimThe aim of the Expedition is to provide participants with strategies for preventing pressure ulcers that have been tried and tested in a variety of different contexts with great success.cory
10 Expedition Objectives At the end of this Expedition, participants will be able to:Identify a range of simple tools and methods which will help you to prevent pressure ulcersTest strategies for identification of patients at risk for pressure ulcersImplement reliable processes for pressure ulcer risk assessment and pressure ulcer preventionImplement reliable processes for pressure ulcer prevention strategiess
11 Schedule of CallsSession 1: Getting to Zero – Strategies for Success Date: Tuesday, April 22, 12:00 – 1:30 pm ET Session 2: Identification and Assessment of Patients at Risk Date: Tuesday, May 6, 12:00 – 1:00 pm ET Session 3: Developing Reliable Care Processes Date: Tuesday, May 27, 12:00 – 1:00 pm ET Session 4: Measurement for Improvement Date: Tuesday, June 10, 12:00 – 1:00 pm ET Session 5: Engaging Patients, Families, and the Community in Pressure Ulcer Prevention Date: Tuesday, June 24, 12:00 – 1:00 pm ET Session 6: Generating Ideas from Frontline Staff Date: Tuesday, July 8, 12:00 – 1:00 pm ET
12 Today’s Agenda Welcome and introduction Discuss the action period assignment from call 1Identification and assessment of patients at riskGuest presentationsAction Period Assignment
13 FacultyAnnette Bartley is a registered nurse with over 30 years of experience in healthcare. She has held leadership roles in frontline clinical care, management and at director level. In 2006 she was awarded a Health Foundation Quality Improvement Fellowship spent at the US Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), during which time she also completed a Masters in Public Health at Harvard University. Annette is now an Independent Quality Improvement Consultant responsible for developing, supporting and leading a number of highly successful quality improvement and patient safety initiatives across the UK at regional, and national level. Her work extends internationally and she is viewed as an authority on the prevention of avoidable pressure ulcers using quality improvement methodology. Annette’s passion is inspiring and supporting frontline care teams to reliably deliver high quality, safe, person centered care.
14 Faculty Bevette Griffin, RN, CWON Graduated from Saint Francis School of Nursing in Peoria, IL in 1973Worked from 1973 to 1989 as Staff RN/ Charge RN at OSF Saint Francis Medical CenterWorking since 1989 as Ostomy/ Wound Care Nurse at OSF Saint Francis Medical CenterCertified Ostomy/ Wound Care Nurse through Wound Ostomy Continence Certification Board since 1999
15 Action Period Assignment W asked you to test the use of the Safety Calendar.Review your pilot unit’s current performance. Ask five members of staff what the unit’s process for preventing pressure ulcer is and check whether their responses match. In addition, check if they are consistent with your local policy/protocol.Check the charts of five patients and review the percentage compliance with risk assessment.We would welcome a couple of volunteers to share their learning from their pre-workPlease raise your hands?
16 Identification and Assessment of Patients at Risk
17 Appropriate preventative Developing a System’s Based ApproachRisk IdentificationWhat will success look like?Risk AssessmentCommunication ofRisk statusPartnershipwith patientAppropriate preventativestrategy implementedDo you have a clearly articulated care processes?Are they visible to all- if you are not able to ‘see’ them, then how can they be improved?How do you know how reliable your processes are?Evaluation of outcome
19 High Risk GroupsThe presence of pressure ulcers has been associated with an increased risk of secondary infection and a two to four fold increase of risk of death in older people in intensive care units(Bo M, Massaia M et al, 2003).Pressure ulcers can occur in any patient but are more likely in certain high risk groups such as:The elderly, obese, malnourished and those with certain underlying conditions.Pressure ulcers can occur in any patient but are more likely in high risk groups
20 Anyone can get a pressure sore whether they are aged 10 or aged 80 Anyone can get a pressure sore whether they are aged 10 or aged 80. But the people who are most at risk are:People who have trouble moving and cannot change position themselvesPeople who cannot feel pain over part or all of their bodyPeople who are incontinentPeople who are seriously ill, or have had surgeryPeople who have a poor diet and don’t drink enough waterPeople who are very young or very oldPeople who have damaged their spinal cord and can neither move nor feel their bottom and legsOlder people who are ill or have suffered an injury like a broken hip
21 Patient StoriesSarah aged 9 got a pressure sore on her heal after having an operation on her broken leg.Josie aged 28 had a pressure sore after giving birth to her first child and having an epidural.James, aged 35 suffered a pressure sore on the back of his leg after changing to a new wheelchair.Stan, age 73 got a pressure sore on his bottom after a bad chest infection kept him housebound for 2 months.
22 Risk Factors Limited Mobility Impaired Mental Status Exposure to moistureUrinary incontinenceBowel incontinenceWound exudateExcessive Perspiration +++Poor Nutritional StatusObesityRecent weight lossFeeding assistance neededSkin conditionPressure ulcer history
23 Risk of Pressure Ulcer by Number of Risk Factors Number of risk factors presentMor, V et al Canadian J of Quality of Care
24 Risk Identification (Individual) Consider risk factors that are present-Shortness of breath, weight loss, inability to eat, orthopedic surgery (hip, knee) diabetesConsider if patient cannot move voluntarily-Bedridden, chair ridden, coma, restrained, desaturation with movement, traction, painConsider the history/ pattern of ulcer development-High risk? Or acquired, trapped in one place for extended time?
26 Risk Assessment (NPUAP 2014) Consider all bed-bound and chair-bound persons, or those whose ability to reposition is impaired, to be at risk for pressure ulcers.Use a valid, reliable and age appropriate method of risk assessment that ensures systematic evaluation of individual risk factors.Assess all at-risk patients/residents at the time of admission to health care facilities, at regular intervals thereafter and with a change in condition. A schedule is helpful and should be based on individual acuity and the patient care setting.Acute care: assess on admission, reassess at least every 24 hours or sooner if the patient’s condition changesLong-term care: assess on admission, weekly for four weeks, then quarterly and whenever the resident’s condition changesHome care: assess on admission and at every nurse visit.Identify all individual risk factors (decreased mental status, exposure to moisture, incontinence, device related pressure, friction, shear, immobility, inactivity, nutritional deficits) to guide specific preventive treatments. Modify care according to the individual factors.Document risk assessment subscale scores and total scores and implement a risk-based prevention plan. https://www.npuap.org/resources/educational-and-clinical-resources/pressure-ulcer-prevention-points/
27 Risk Assessment Tools It is not what you use… it’s the way that you use it Braden Risk Scale was developed in 1987 by Barbara Braden and Nancy Bergstrom.Tested for reliability and validity with results published in Nursing Research in 1987.A larger multi-site study was conducted to determine the reliability and validity of the tool in a variety of settings. Results were published in Nursing Research in 1998.A follow-up report in Nursing Research in 2002 demonstrated that the tool could be used in Black and White subjects with similar validity.The Braden Scale offers the best balance between sensitivity and specificity and highest prediction capacity
28 Risk AssessmentAssess pressure ulcer risk on admission for ALL patients within 2 hours (as soon as possible!)Re-assess skin at least daily (depending on individual risk) or when patients needs changes.Initiate and maintain correct and suitable preventative measures.
29 Need to Reduce Complexity Gut Instinct- Is the patient at risk?YES or NO?Pre-Pressure Ulcer Risk Assessment (PPURA) - NHS Scotland
30 Engage Patients and Family Involve patients and families in pressure ulcer prevention at the earliest opportunitiesDevelop a contract of careWhat can we do together to help prevent pressure ulcersPatient Information leaflets
31 Predictable RiskUtilize patient ‘At risk’ cards to quickly identify those at increased risk
32 Making the Connection Risk assessment Communicate Preventative action Measure impact
37 THE JOURNEY TO DECREASE HOSPITAL ACQUIRED PRESSURE ULCERS Bevette Griffin RN,CWONOSF SAINT FRANCIS MEDICAL CENTER, PEORIA, ILLINOIS
38 OSF Saint Francis Medical Center And Children’s Hospital of Illinois Peoria, IL600+ Bed Level 1 Trauma CenterBevette Griffin, RN, CWONGraduated from Saint Francis School of Nursing in Peoria, IL in 1973Worked from 1973 to 1989 as Staff RN/ Charge RN at OSF Saint Francis Medical CenterWorking since 1989 as Ostomy/ Wound Care Nurse at OSF Saint Francis Medical CenterCertified Ostomy/ Wound Care Nurse through Wound Ostomy Continence Certification Board since 1999
39 HISTORYDecreasing HAPU’s was one of the first 6-Sigma projects adopted by OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in 2002.Pressure ulcer incidence was 9.4% when the project started.Initial goal was to decrease the incidence of HAPU’s by 50%.3 root causes were identified: accountability, knowledge deficit and communication
40 IMPROVEMENTSAccountability: Ultimate ownership to the staff RN, NCM as the process owner, chart audits with action plans and collaborative turning effort Knowledge Deficits: Revised the skin breakdown prevention protocol, educated staff housewide, SOS team established Communication Deficits: SOS champion became the “ skin expert” on their units, SOS signs posted outside the door, overhead music and pages for turn reminders, pt and family education booklets
41 2002-presentGradual decrease in HAPU’s to below 2% quarterly since June 2011,reported to NDNQI.Constant challenges: Making skin a priority and creating a culture of prevention
42 PRESENT QUALITY IMPROVEMENT PROCESS All HAPU’s are assessed by the WOCN nurses for accuracy ( with the staging and IF they are really from pressure)All HAPU’s are reviewed on the unit level , by the unit council and an action plan is made. Then reviewed by the Evidence Based Practice council and the question is asked:Was the HAPU avoidable or unavoidable?
43 RECENT ADDITIONS2 RN’s will assess every pt upon admission and transferUnit “huddles” list patients with low Braden scoresReport sheets have Braden score on themTrial on sacral dressings to decrease shearEICU-another pair of eyes for assessmentBedpan pagesContinue “no-lift” culture and promoting early activity
44 PRESENT CHALLENGES Device related HAPU’s ( NG tubes, FMV, catheters) Correct staging and documentation of pressure ulcers on admission by Physicians and nursing staffTransitioning the use of the sacral dressing to all the ICU’sKeeping the SOS initiative live and well
46 Action Period Assignment Undertake at least one small test of change (PDSA) taking one or more of the ideas /changes you have heard presented on to-days callTest it in your area on a small scaleIdentify what you learnt and how you will build upon this learningIdentify a local strategy for promoting pressure ulcer prevention awareness across the multi-disciplinary team and with patients and families
47 Expedition Communications Listserv for session communications:To add colleagues, us atPose questions, share resources, discuss barriers or successes
48 Next Session Annette Bartley, RN Kathy Duncan, RN Karen Cole: Claxton-Hepburn Medical CenterStephanie Calcasola: Baystate Medical Center
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