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Digital Seminar

Chronic Wound Care Clinical Lab: A Hands-On Approach to Ensure Progressive Wound Healing

Cheryl Aaron
Full Day
Audio and Video
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Sep 20, 2016
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Digital Seminar


  • Break the cycle of chronic wound degradation
  • Apply evidence-based strategies based on wound types and comorbidities
  • Applying the ABI: How much pressure can be tolerated to get the best results?
  • Key elements of the 4 layer wrap and toe wrap application demonstrated

When you’ve tried everything in your arsenal and the patient’s chronic wound persists - a specialized approach is needed. In this hands-on clinical lab, learn by practice how to address chronic wounds by applying advanced healing strategies. Join Dr. Cheryl Aaron, PT, DPT, CWS®, as we address and eliminate the concerns that compression dressings often raise, become confident in Doppler use, ABIs, and wrapping techniques. By the end of the day, you will have a new confidence and abilities to embark on evidence-based practice techniques to heal the tough wounds, prevent amputation, and improve quality of life. Join us for this interactive learning experience!





NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the on-line post-test evaluation). 

Continuing Education Information:  Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self-study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact or 800-844-8260 before the event.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards

California Nurses

PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of  Registered Nursing, Provider #: 17118 for 6.0 self-study contact hours. 

** You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.

Florida Nurses

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of  Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 6.0 self-study contact hours.

Iowa Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 7.6 self-study contact hours. Please email with your license number, include the title, speaker name and date. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.

Florida Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy. Provider Number #50-399. This course qualifies for 6.3 self-study continuing education credits.

California Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approval agency to approve providers. This self-study lecture qualifies for 6.25 continuing competency hours.

Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

This self-study course consists of 6.25 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists. CE requirements for physical therapists vary by state/jurisdiction. Please retain the certificate of completion that you receive and use as proof of completion when required.

Illinois Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270. This self-study course qualifies for 6.0 CE credit hours.

New York Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department, State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider for physical therapy and physical therapy assistant continuing education. This self-study course qualifies for 7.6 contact hours.

Texas Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

This activity is provided by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider #2106032TX and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas. This activity will provide 6.25 CCUs. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.

Other Professions

This self-study activity qualifies for 6.25 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.



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Cheryl Aaron has over 27 years of hands-on experience in physical therapy and wound care. Her clinical practice, specializing in all aspects of wound care, has encompassed a variety of settings, including: acute care, subacute, long-term care, and private practice. In her current role, she is responsible for the educational and consultation needs for multidisciplinary professionals. She established an advanced wound management program and is responsible for clinical competency within the wound care team for nursing and physical therapy staff.

Cheryl frequently presents to a variety of healthcare professionals on various wound care topics. As a Certified Wound Specialist by the American Academy of Wound Management and a doctoral prepared Physical Therapist, Cheryl has terrific educational and work-related experiences upon which to draw. She consistently receives outstanding evaluations based on her ability to provide the latest available clinical information to optimize wound healing and prevention. Make plans to attend this comprehensive one-day educational event. You are guaranteed to take away important insights to propel your practice forward!


Financial: Cheryl Aaron is the owner of Advanced Wound Care Consultants. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Cheryl Aaron has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.  

Additional Info

Program Information


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To order, Wound and Skin Care Reference Card Combo Pack, please visit our product store.

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Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.

Hands On Lab
  • ABIs; differentiate between venous and arterial sounds using pocket Doppler
  • Identify dorsal pedal and posterior tibial arteries with Doppler
  • Perform accurate ABIs, identifying mild, moderate and severe disease
  • Apply 4 layer compression wraps in correct order with proper wrapping technique and tension
  • Demonstrate toe wrapping technique with short stretch bandage


The Chronic Wound

  • What’s wrong? Identify causes of delayed healing
  • How to jumpstart the healing cascade: strategies for success
  • Nutrition’s role in healing chronic wounds
  • Optimize healing; proper wound cleansing, managing bioburden, debridement types

Pressure Ulcers

  • Pathophysiology and development of pressure ulcers
  • Intrinsic and extrinsic factors
  • NPUAP staging system
  • Risk assessment
  • Support surfaces, positioning, pressure mapping and diagnostic ultrasound

Arterial Disease and Ulcers

  • Diagnostic signs and symptoms
  • Characteristics of arterial wounds
  • 6 Ps of arterial occlusion
  • Diagnostic tests; TCPO2, Laser Doppler,
  • Duplex Scan, LEA
  • Other causes of tissue ischemia
  • Minimally invasive treatments and surgical options

Diabetes and Neuropathic Ulcers

  • Comorbidities and their effects on diabetic wound healing
  • Causes of foot ulcerations
  • Assessments for loss of protective sensation
  • Characteristics of diabetic ulcers
  • How to optimize healing in DFUs
  • Total contact casts and offloading

Venous Disease and Ulcerations

  • Diagnostic signs and symptoms
  • Characteristics of venous ulcerations
  • Diagnostic tests
  • CEAP classification of chronic venous insufficiency
  • Compression types
  • Know how to accurately perform ABIs

Lymphatic system

  • Anatomy of the lymphatic system
  • What is lymphedema
  • Staging
  • Treatment


  • What is it?
  • Characteristics, onset and differential diagnosis
  • Other often missed causes of lower extremity edema





  • Explain a thorough understanding of the anatomy and physiology of the integument.
  • Distinguish and eliminate the causes of stalled wound healing.
  • Devise the pathophysiology of various wound origins.
  • Explain and accurately identify wound etiology.
  • Compose appropriate treatment options based on wound assessment.
  • Demonstrate confident performance of ABIs, compression wraps, and toe wraps.

Target Audience

Nurses, Nursing Home Administrators, Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists/Physical Therapist Assistants and Physician Assistants



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