Learning Objective 1: Identify the costs of the training programs conducted at a university hospital with a view to implementing and maintaining a prevention protocol pressure ulcers
Learning Objective 2: Promote reflections on the importance of knowing the cost of the training program to implementing and maintaining a prevention protocol pressure ulcers
Methods: The cost calculation will be made by obtaining direct costs, defined as a monetary expenditure that applies in the production of a product or a service that is able to identify with the product or department. Direct cost is all that can be measured, ie, which can be clearly identified and quantified.The calculation of cost for direct labor (DL) will be based on average earnings, by professional category, who will be asked to CFO of Universitary Hospital of University of Sao paulo, São Paulo, Brazil, from the cadre of professionals of nursing working in the Hospital. The DL refers to staff working directly on a product or service, provided that it is possible to measure the time spent and the identification of who performed the work. It consists of wages, payroll taxes, provisions for vacation. Costs will be calculated by multiplying the time spent by professional of nursing at the unit cost of DL.
Results: Whereas the training needs are growing and scarce resources, the results will be discussed and analyzed by reference management cost towards development of training programs
Conclusion: The results will assist in managing costs in order to avoid waste on the unnecessary consumption of resources as well as the establishment of correlation between the costs of training programs and outcomes of care.