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									UNIT BASED SKIN
 CARE TEAMS
 A Pressure Ulcer Prevention
     Quality Initiative at
 North Memorial Health Care
Purpose of Unit Based Skin
Care Teams
 Bring pressure ulcer prevention
  initiatives to the unit level.
 Greater chance for process
  improvement when staff on the unit is
  responsible for program success.
 The initiative promotes collaboration,
  accountability and may create healthy
  competition.
 Unit based skin care teams can best
  identify specific needs of their unit.
Function of Skin Care
Teams
 Skin rounds
 Quarterly prevalence and incidence
  data collection.
 Identify unit educational needs
 Mentor staff
 Standard development/revision
 The "go to" people for updates and
  information.
 Assist with Nursing Research
          Breaking Through The Barriers
                to Achieve Success
                           Organizational Support
  Identify Champions                                 Frequent Information
                                                     in small doses


    Education
                                                          Bring it down to
                                                           the unit level
Evidenced Based
Nursing Practice
                                                           Accountability
Positive Incentives

      Demonstrate Positive Outcomes         Celebrate Accomplishments

								
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