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Master the Most Challenging Wounds: The 50 BEST Solutions to Dramatically Improve Wound Healing

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Objectives

  1. Catalogue products that provide antimicrobial protection for wounds without causing toxicity.
  2. Differentiate pros and cons of five methods of debridement.
  3. Appraise off-loading devices available for diabetic foot ulcers.
  4. Appraise the tools available for easy application of compression stockings.
  5. Anticipate challenges for choosing appropriate solutions for an intact seal when using negative pressure wound therapy.
  6. Examine application techniques for disposable negative pressure wound therapy devices.
  7. Defend the use of modalities for arterial insufficiency wounds based on research results provided.
  8. Evaluate lower extremity pumps safe for use with arterial insufficiency.

Outline

Infection Control Solutions: Bacterial loads, Debridement Devices, Maggots and Biofilm

Diabetic Foot Ulcer Solutions: Circulation Challenges, Off-loading and Complex Healing

Edema-Caused Leg Ulcer Solutions: Address Edema, Compression Options and Slough Interventions

Complex Pressure Ulcer Solutions: Tools and Algorithms to Take Back to Work

Open Surgical Wound Solutions: Negative Pressure Devices, Instillation Therapy, Isolate a Fistula

Arterial Insufficiency Wound Solutions: Diagnosis, Treatment Modalities, Arteriovenous Pumps

Copyright : 04/17/2019

The Ultimate Hands-On Wound Care Clinical Lab

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Outline

Wound Assessment Strategies

Top Down Skin Injuries

Pressure Injuries

Lower Extremity Wounds

Fistula and Ostomie

Strategies for Topical Dressing Selection

Objectives

  1. Distinguish at least 6 tissue types found in chronic wounds.
  2. Differentiate at least 4 wound etiologies.
  3. Contrast 6 terms used to document peri-wound status.
  4. Demonstrate accurate measurement and documentation of wounds, tunneling and undermining, according to the clock method, using a wound teaching model.
  5. Categorize at least 7 dressing types, including the indications for use, precautions and contraindications.
  6. Develop an appropriate dressing/ treatment protocol for a wound, based upon exudate, wound status, and products discussed.

Copyright : 09/10/2019

Wound Care Documentation: Assessment and Intervention Mistakes to Avoid

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Outline

Objectives

  1. Examine strategies to prevent medical devise-related pressure injuries.
  2. Predict wound healing based on presentation and interventions.
  3. Create wound care goals.
  4. Appraise challenges to seamlessly care across a healthcare continuum.
  5. Correlate wound healing goals with optimal nutrition.

Copyright : 12/11/2017