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|WOCN / CMMI Long Term Care Project|
WOCN / CMMI Long Term Care Project
Pressure ulcers, complicated ostomies, and fistula can be a challenge to treat and manage in the long-term care (LTC) facility settings. LTCs do not have a wound/ostomy care specialist, or even a staff member trained in wounds or care of patients with complex bowel and bladder diversions. The lack of certified wound/ostomy care professionals in these facilities can lead to an increase in:
There has been a literature review completed to add data and reference sources to our proposal. Assessment of this review is currently in process.