La trilogía del enfermero de práctica avanzada para mejorar la efectividad en las heridas crónicas en el Distrito Sanitario Almería

  1. Juan Francisco Jiménez García 1
  2. Miguel Zapata López
  3. Juan Francisco Jiménez Abad 2
  4. Rafael Amaro Ardít Lucas 3
  5. Francisco Pedro García Fernández 4
  1. 1 GNEAUPP
  2. 2 Hospital Fundación Jiménez-Díaz. Madrid
  3. 3 Centro de Salud de Safranar. Valencia
  4. 4 Universidad de Jaén

    Universidad de Jaén

    Jaén, España


Gerokomos: Revista de la Sociedad Española de Enfermería Geriátrica y Gerontológica

ISSN: 1134-928X

Year of publication: 2024

Volume: 35

Issue: 1

Pages: 39-46

Type: Article

More publications in: Gerokomos: Revista de la Sociedad Española de Enfermería Geriátrica y Gerontológica


Objectives: To analyze the cost-effectiveness concept of wound registry, as well as the consumption of dressings prescribed from the Diraya computer application after the training carried out in wounds during the year 2022 by the advanced practice nurse in complex chronic wounds (EPA-HCC) in Distrito Sanitario Almería (DSA). Methodology: Retrospective descriptive study from January 1 to December 31, 2022, analyzing in two semesters the economic costs in dressing consumption. Results: A total of 604 wound nurses were trained in 2022, of which 579 were trained by the EPA-HCC of DSA in the second semester. After this training, a total of 15,648 registrations were made, resulting in a percentage increase in registration in the second semester of 18.08%, obtaining an economic saving of 63,049 € (–24.73%) obtained between the years 2021 and 2022, while the estimate saving in the second semester was –73,982 €. Conclusions: The training carried out by the EPA-HCC improves the knowledge of professionals, increases registrations and achieves an optimization of resources.

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