Pressure Injury Reporting Online Education Now Available
On January 1, 2018, the new standards for Final Guidance for Pressure Injury Reporting Requirements under the Medical Care Availability and Reduction of Error (MCARE) Act will go into effect. This final guidance includes five principles that were jointly approved by the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority and the Pennsylvania Department of Health.
Training is now available for all acute care licensed facilities in Pennsylvania. Patient Safety Officers, their designees, and others involved with event determination should complete training prior to January 1, 2018. If there are others within your organization who would benefit from completing this curriculum, please forward this invitation to them.
Program Memorandum No. 2017-04 describes the registration and sign-in process to access this education curriculum.
When you are ready to begin the curriculum, register or login at
http://ecrilearning.ecri.org/PAPSRS_ACUTE. It is recommended that you save this link to your favorites in your Internet browser. The link is also provided in the "Resource" tab on PA-PSRS.
The Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority