Stage III and IV pressure ulcers are considered “never events” by the CMS, meaning that when they occur in the hospital setting, the associated costs will not be reimbursed. Use the content in Never Events: Stage III and IV Pressure Ulcers to learn about best practices to maximize patient safety. Earn 7.2 contact hours for $34.99!
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