Pressure injury prevention: pressure injuries vs. viral pathologies and adverse health event learnings and action

Root cause analysis review series

Wednesday, Dec. 7, 12 – 1 p.m., CDT


Please join us for a one-hour interactive webinar to learn about the detection of pressure injuries and their differentiation from herpes virus lesions, that are often misdiagnosed as pressure injuries, from Ruth A. Bryant PhD, MS, RN, CWOCN, FAAWC; and to review themes taken from pressure injury adverse health event root cause analyses from Denise Nix, MS, RN, CWOCN.


Denise Nix, MS, RN, CWOCN, Nix Consulting Inc. is author/coeditor of “Acute and Chronic Wounds.”

Ruth A. Bryant PhD, MS, RN, CWOCN, FAAWC, Principal Research Scientist/Nursing, Abbott Northwestern Hospital.

Recommended to attend

Hospital and health system quality and safety department staff, nursing, skin champions, respiratory therapists, and any hospital or health system employee interested in reviewing root cause learnings and opportunities for improvement modeled after pressure injury events submitted into the Patient Safety Registry, as well as common inquiries received in relation to pressure injures and COVID-19.

Continuing education

The program has been designed to meet the Minnesota Board of Nursing continuing education requirements for a total of one contact hour.


  • Complimentary for MHA member hospital and health systems and Patient Safety Registry users.
  • $35 per person for MHA associate members.
  • $50 per person for nonmembers.

Registration deadline

Please register by noon on the day before the webinar to ensure timely delivery of access instructions.

Approximately four business days before the web conference, you will receive an email containing instructions on connecting. Advance registration is required to ensure the delivery of instructional materials.

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When and Where
  • 12/7/2022 12:00 PM CST
  • 12/7/2022 1:00 PM CST
  • Zoom meeting