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The Ultimate Hands-On Wound Care Clinical Lab

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Objectives

  1. Distinguish at least 6 tissue types found in chronic wounds.
  2. Catalogue and differentiate at least 4 wound etiologies.
  3. Analyze 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. Analyze and 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.

Outline

Wound Bed Tissue Types: Presentation & Treatment

Wound Margin Issues and Strategies

Characteristics of Common Wounds

Hands-On Clinical Lab

HANDS-ON LAB

Wound Care Products

Strategies to Select Primary Dressings for:

Copyright : 03/13/2019

Advanced Wound Care Treatments for the Lower Extremity

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Outline

So Many Dressings, So Little Time

Dressing Fundamentals for Advanced Practice

Cut It Out? - Proper Debridement and Reduction of Bioburden

Common Chronic Wounds and Advanced Treatments

Hands-On Lab

Hands-On Off-loading Workshop (secrets from Dr. Farrer’s lab)

Advanced Dressings – What Works, What Doesn’t

Lower Leg Edema and Compression Treatments: It’s More Than Just Compression

Hands-On Lab

“I’m stressing over my wound” - Understanding the Role of Stress in Delayed Wound Healing

The Psychology of Wound Healing

Hands-On Labs

 

Objectives

  1. Develop the proper treatment protocol for the most common lower extremity wounds.
  2. Justify the importance of off-loading and demonstrate techniques to protect the wound from pressure.
  3. Analyze the latest methods to reduce biofilm levels in chronic wounds.
  4. Analyze the benefits of advanced tissue products and discuss how to prepare the wound for application.
  5. Assess the major groups of dressings by structural characteristics and utility.
  6. Differentiate the variety of compression devices, dressings and stockings.
  7. Analyze the underlying physical and biological mechanisms for stress-induced delayed wound healing.
  8. Display effective communication techniques that encourage positive change in patient behavior.

Copyright : 12/15/2016

Is it a pressure ulcer or moisture-associated skin damage? Wound identification tips, prevention strategies and tissue pressure management systems

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Objectives

  1. Inspect moisture associated skin damage.
  2. Communicate prevention, presentation, and treatment of incontinence associated dermatitis.
  3. Determine pressure ulcer staging and risk factors.
  4. Analyze examples of pressure ulcer prevention measures.
  5. Assess three therapeutic support surfaces.

Outline

Moisture Associate Skin Damage (MASD)

Incontinence-Associated Dermatitis (IAD) Pressure Ulcers Specialized Support Surfaces for Tissue Load Management

Copyright : 05/01/2015

Palliative Wound Care: Realistic Wound Management Goals and Best-Practice Guidelines

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Objectives

  1. Communicate three risk considerations for palliative wounds.
  2. Demonstrate topical and oral pain management.
  3. Investigate avoidable vs. unavoidable wounds, and list steps a facility must take as related to F-Tag 314.
  4. Determine best-practice management techniques for common palliative wounds.

Outline

Palliative Wound Assessment Considerations

Common Types of Wounds in Palliative Care Avoidable vs. Unavoidable Pressure Ulcers Wound Management Goals & Strategies in Palliative Care Communication and Documentation Musts

Copyright : 05/01/2015