PoseyConnect™

Welcome to PoseyConnect, your online resource for Patient Safety, Falls and Wound Management education.
All of our courses are carefully selected to provide you with strategies that have been utilized by clinicians
around the country in order to improve the safety of patients.

Posey is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nurses, Provider #15902, for 1.0 Contact hour.
There are no fees to participate.

To get started:

  • Click on the graphic or the program title
  • Sign-in (your name on the certificate will appear as registered on the sign-in page)
  • Watch the presentation
  • Take the exam and score a 90% or better
  • Print your Certificate of Completion (allow for pop-ups)

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“Fall and Injury Prevention: Evidence-Based Approaches for Success” Part III
January 29, 2014
Amy L. Hester RN, BSN, BC
Dees M. Davis RN, BSN, BC

This course is designed for clinicians, hospital administrators, quality directors, supply chain directors, and risk managers, and offers an overview of falls and injuries in the hospital setting and defines methods for calculating the cost of falls to your organization as well as evidence based practices for preventing these never events.

  • Describe the purpose of variance reporting.
  • Describe techniques for ensuring variance reporting.
  • Describe metrics used in benchmarking falls.


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“Fall and Injury Prevention: Evidence-Based Approaches for Success” Part II
December 4, 2013
Amy L. Hester RN, BSN, BC
Dees M. Davis RN, BSN, BC

This course is designed for clinicians, hospital administrators, quality directors, supply chain directors, and risk managers, and offers an overview of falls and injuries in the hospital setting and defines methods for calculating the cost of falls to your organization as well as evidence based practices for preventing these never events.

  • Describe the purpose of care planning.
  • Describe techniques for patient and family education.
  • Define material resources for both fall and injury prevention.


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“Fall and Injury Prevention: Evidence-Based Approaches for Success” Part I
October 23, 2014
Amy L. Hester RN, BSN, BC
Dees M. Davis RN, BSN, BC

This course is designed for clinicians, hospital administrators, quality directors, supply chain directors, and risk managers, and offers an overview of falls and injuries in the hospital setting and defines methods for calculating the cost of falls to your organization as well as evidence based practices for preventing these never events.

  • Describe methods for calculating the financial burden of falls on your organization.
  • Describe the process of falls risk assessment in the hospital setting.
  • Describe techniques for ensuring your risk assessment tool is working adequately.


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Sitting Down on Sitters
May 30, 2013
Alexandra R. Wiggins, MSN, RN, NE-BC, Executive Director of Medical Surgical Services

Discussing various interventions to reduce sitter usage, along with ways to effectively implement the program throughout a hospital and strategies to sustain it over time.

  • Identify interventions to reduce sitter usage.
  • Describe the team approach to implement a reduction plan.
  • Identify methods to sustain change in a sitter usage reduction plan


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 Heel the Pain

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Heel the Pain of Pressure Ulcers
October 5, 2011
Donna Sardina, RN, MHA, WCC, DWC

Causes, complications and care of heel pressure ulcers.
  • Define what causes heel ulcers and how to prevent them.
  • Discuss and differentiate the causes and factors of heel ulcers: pressure, friction, arterial, diabetic, trauma or dermatological.
  • Explain risk factors and preventive measures that can be incorporated in daily care.
  • Review complications and effective treatment interventions.
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