Wound Management – Multidisciplinary Approach – 6 Hours

$30.00

Description

This continuing education course is intended for healthcare professionals who care for patients with or at risk for wounds. Several factors can increase the risk of a difficult-to-treat wound. With an aging population and a growing number of people with diabetes mellitus, which is associated with various types of wounds, healthcare professionals working in all settings need to have a good understanding of skin integrity issues. This includes knowledge of risk factors associated with altered skin integrity and the ability to recognize different types of wounds, preventative measures, and effective interventions. The course has been designed to provide healthcare professionals with a comprehensive understanding of the causes, treatment methods, and prevention strategies currently available for the various types of wounds encountered in professional settings.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to: 

  • Describe the structure of the skin.
  • Discuss the types of wounds.
  • Understand the phases of the normal wound healing process.
  • Describe the factors that hinder wound healing.
  • Discuss the 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 the 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 / 6 PDR (AOTA CEUs—0.6)

Educational Level: Intermediate

Prerequisites: None 

Cost: $40 / Participant

Instructional Methods: Online Independent Self-Study (Training + Post-Test). To complete the course, you must have a minimum passing score of 70%. Upon completion, you will receive a printable PDF certificate via email.

Target Audience: OTs, OTAs, PTs, PTAs, and Other Health Professionals

AOTA Classification Codes: Category 1 – OT Service Delivery

Cancellation / Refund Policy: By completing your purchase from Biologix Solutions LLC, you agree that you are purchasing digital, non-tangible product/service/training courses and, as such, are not entitled to a refund once accessed. If you have any questions, please get in touch with us by phone or email before purchasing the online course.

Biologix Solutions LLC is an approved provider of professional development courses by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). Our course, with approval ID# 9837, is a distance learning-independent program offered at 0.6 CEUs with an intermediate level and falls under Category 1 – OT Service Delivery. Please note that the assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply AOTA’s endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.

The current term of approval extends from 6/21/2017 through 6/30/2025. Provider ID: 9837. Approval

There are 38 States Currently Recognize AOTA Approved Providers (Click Here) either in regulatory language or by formal written communication to AOTA: Alabama, Arizona, Alaska, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Georgia, Iowa, Kentucky, Kansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, and NBCOT.

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