This continuing education course has been designed for all healthcare professionals providing care to patients with, or at risk for wounds. There are numerous factors that increase one’s risk of a difficult-to-treat wound. With an aging population and an expanding number of individuals with diabetes mellitus, which is associated with wounds of various types, healthcare professionals in all settings need a working knowledge of skin integrity issues, including risk factors associated with altered skin integrity, recognition of various types of wounds, preventative measures, and effective interventions. This course has been designed to provide healthcare professionals with a working comprehension of the etiology, treatment modalities, and prevention strategies currently available for the various types of wound encountered in our professional settings.
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Describe the structure of skin.
- Discuss the types of wound.
- Understand the phases of normal wound healing process.
- Describe the factors that hinder wound healing.
- Discuss proper way to cleanse the wound.
- Discuss the care for an acute wound.
- Different ways to close an acute wound.
- Discuss multidisciplinary approach in wound management.
- Discuss occupational therapy in wound care management
- Discuss physical therapy in wound care management
- Discuss modalities & procedures utilized in wound healing
- Discuss with patient regarding emergency care for an acute wound
- Identify the signs and symptoms of an infected wound.
- Discuss wound care – patient advice
Author: Lisa Augustyn, PT, DPT, Christine Church , M.S., OTR/L
Contact Hours: 6 Hours
Cost: $40 / Participant
Target Audience: Nursing, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy & Other Healthcare Professionals
Instructional Methods: Online Independent Self-Study (Training + Post-Test). A minimum passing score of 70% is required for course completion. A Printable (Pdf) Certificate By Email.
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Approvals: Biologix Solutions LLC is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing Approved Provider (CEP15746), Florida, Georgia, Arkansas, South Carolina, District of Columbia, West Virginia Board of Nursing Approved Provider (CEBroker 50-12950).
Nursing Continuing Education Courses Approved By Other Board of Nursing are accepted by / satisfies continuing education requirements in following States (Please refer to State Board of Nursing Rules & Regulations for most current requirements and continuing education hours requirements for your profession): Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. For specific information, please contact your State Board of Nursing.