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Pressure Injury/Ulcer Prevention: Understanding the Science of Support Surfaces


Join our webinar on Friday, May 31, at 12pm AEST.

Earn While You Learn: Continuing Education Certificate and One (1) Contact Hour Available!

Learning objectives

  • Report increased knowledge of the design and construction features, as well as the capabilities, of a full-body support surface 
  • Demonstrate increased understanding of the relationship between a support surface and pressure injury/ulcer prevention

Attendees will have the opportunity to earn One (1) Contact Hour by participating the entire session and submitting the Evaluation Form at the end of the session. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider Number #CEP17028.

We hope to see you at the webinar, but if you cannot make it, please sign up anyway so that you can receive the recording afterward. 

Presentator

Michele Deppisch

Wound Care Consultant and Vice Chair for the Support Surface Standards Initiative (S3I) committee

Michele Deppisch, a self-employed wound care consultant, brings extensive expertise to her field as a physical therapist and a certified clinical wound specialist through the American Board of Wound Management. She is also a Fellow of the American College of Clinical Wound Specialists. With over 11 years of dedicated service to the National Pressure Injury Advisory Panel (NPIAP), Michele has held various significant roles within the organization. Currently, Michele serves as Secretary on the NPIAP Board of Directors, contributing her knowledge and leadership to guide the organization's initiatives. She is also the Co-Chair of the Education Committee, where she helps develop and disseminate vital educational resources. Additionally, Michele is Vice Chair for the Support Surface Standards Initiative (S3I) committee, playing a key role in advancing industry standards for support surfaces.