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Digital Seminar

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

Cheryl Aaron, PT, DPT, CWS®
Full Day
Audio and Video
Sep 20, 2016
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  • 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!




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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing the on-line post-test (80% passing score) and completing the evaluation). 

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Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of your profession.  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 profession's standards.  

All members of the PESI, Inc. planning committee have provided disclosures of financial relationships with ineligible organizations and any relevant non-financial relationships prior to planning content for this activity. None of the committee members had relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies or other potentially biasing relationships to disclose to learners.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.

California Nurses

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

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Florida Nurses

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

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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

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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New York Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

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Cheryl Aaron, PT, DPT, CWS®'s Profile

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Dr. Cheryl Aaron has over 36 years of hands-on wound care experience in multiple clinical settings including private practice, acute, sub-acute, SNF, outpatient, and homecare venues. She is presently the owner of Advanced Wound Care Consultants, providing consultation, teaching, program development, survey readiness, and clinical competencies to the multidisciplinary wound care teams of Homecare agencies, hospitals, nursing and physical therapy schools and other organizations, both locally and nationally. Dr. Aaron is known for her lively, passionate delivery of her presentations with the latest evidence-based research and clinical guidelines. As a doctoral prepared Physical Therapist and nationally board Certified Wound Specialist® with the American Academy of Wound Management, she has a wealth of educational and work-related experience to draw from. Expect to take away valuable insight and information to optimize your clinical outcomes.


Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Dr. Cheryl Aaron is the owner of Advanced Wound Care Consultants. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Cheryl Aaron has no relevant non-financial relationships.

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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


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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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