Deep Tissue Pressure Injury: A Dangerous Form of Pressure Ulcers

Ames, IA US
May 3, 2017

Mary Greeley Medical Center Grand Rounds is a multi-disciplinary clinical activity which serves to maintain, develop, or increase the knowledge, skills, and professional performance and relationships that a physician uses to provide services for patients, the public or the profession.  

Target Audience

Physicians, mid-level providers, nurses and healthcare administrators.

Learning Objectives

  1. Discuss the pathophysiology of deep tissue pressure injury.
  2. Explain the natural history, including timing from pressure to presentation of deep tissue pressure injury.
  3. Describe the best practices for identification & treatment of deep tissue pressure injury.


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Joyce Black, PhD, RN, CWCN, FAAN
University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing



  • Dr. Black discloses she has a financial relationship as a consultant & speaker with Alliqua, wich manufactures MIST (noncontact low frequency ultrasound).

CME Committee

  • No member of the Mary Greeley Medical Center CME Committee who planned this activity has any financial relationship to disclose relating to the content. 

This program is supported by gifts to the Mary Greeley Medical Center Foundation from Mary Greeley Medical Center, McFarland Clinic, First American Bank, and Green Hills Health Care Center. The content and selection of speaker(s) is the responsibility of the Mary Greeley Medical Center for Continuing Medical Education Committee and not the sponsors of this program.

Continuing Education Credit

  • DO: Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this program for a maximum of 1.0 AOA Category 2-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AOA Category 2­A
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
05/03/2017 - 12:00pm CDT
Event ends: 
05/03/2017 - 1:00pm CDT
Mary Greeley Medical Center
Bessie Myers Auditorium
1111 Duff Avenue
Ames, IA 50010
United States

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AOA Category 2­A


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