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News & Events | Articles | November 19, 2015

Interrater Reliability and Perspectives of the Braden Scale

Amanda Cheung, Research Assistant, W21C

November 19, 2015
12:00 -12:50 pm
W21C Multi-Purpose Room
GD01, TRW Building
3280 Hospital Drive NW

This session was recorded, listen to the talk here:
https://connectmeeting.ucalgary.ca/p9nqhbcd1xd/

Presentation Summary:

This presentation will provide an overview of Ms. Cheung’s student project during her time at W21C this past summer. Ms. Cheung will outline the details of her study on the Braden Scale and discuss her findings.

Learning Objectives:

1. Introduction to the Braden Scale as a risk assessment tool used for pressure ulcer prevention.
2. Outline the mixed method study design analyzing the Braden Scale.
3. Discuss study findings and their implications towards pressure ulcer prevention.

The W21C Journal Club+ is a self-approved group learning activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.