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Creating a Culture of Safety

Thursday, September 28, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Becky Carroll
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This webinar is free, but registration is required.

Wednesday, Oct. 18, 1:00-2:00 pm ET
What You Will Learn:
  • Ergonomic risk factors for work-related patient handling injuries and strategies to develop an interprofessional program that addresses early mobility, safe patient handling, pressure injury prevention and fall prevention.
  • Safe patient handling strategies that reduce the intensity and duration of pressure and shear on the skin and soft tissue for bedridden and early ambulating patients.

Joyce M. Black, PhD, RN, CWCN, FAAN
Joyce is an associate professor in the College of Nursing at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, NE. She is best known in the WOC community through her work with the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP), especially in staging pressure injuries, deep tissue injury and the 2009 Guidelines. Dr. Black is certified in wound care and is a member of the American Academy of Nursing (AAN) for her work in deep tissue injury.

Susan L. Salsbury, OTR/L, CDMS, CSPHP
Susan is a 1980 graduate of the Ohio State University with a bachelor of science in occupational therapy. She became a certified disability case management specialist in 2008. In 2016, she earned her certification as a safe patient handling professional. She has more than 35 years of experience in clinical and employer-based environments, and has developed and implemented occupational rehabilitation programs in both settings. She has presented programs locally, statewide and nationally on transitional work, ergonomics and safe patient handling to health professional groups. She is currently employed with OhioHealth in Columbus, OH.
This webinar is supported by an educational grant from Sage Products. The WOCN Society does not endorse specific products and services.
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