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Wound Care Certification: Exam Prep Course with Practice Test & NSN Access

Program Information

Outline

Objectives

  1. Assess skin clues regarding wound etiology.
  2. Evaluate patients with compromised nutritional status.
  3. Determine the differences between healing, maintenance, and comfort wound goals.
  4. Analyze bacteria characteristics, loads, and indications for systemic antibiotics.
  5. Prioritize treatment strategies for refractory wounds.
  6. Distinguish between lymphedema, lipedema, and venous insufficiency edema.
  7. Differentiate assessment/treatment for stasis dermatitis, atrophie blanche, lipodermatosclerosis.
  8. Measure level of compression to ankle-brachial index
  9. Establish management guidelines for Stevens-Johnson syndrome & toxic epidermal necrolysis.
  10. Consider the phenomena of Pressure Injuries in the Critically Ill Patient
  11. Specify key considerations in the management of traumatic wounds
  12. Incorporate guidelines for prevention & management of surgical wound complications


Module 4: Wound Care Certification

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Module 7: Wound Care Certification

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