Master the Most Challenging Wounds: The 50 BEST Solutions to Dramatica
Live Webcast

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


Faculty:
Joan Junkin
Duration:
Full Day
Product Code:
LWC077900
Brochure Code:
PLW69013
Media Type:
Live Webcast


Description

Wound care has become increasingly complex! There are literally hundreds of wound care product and treatment options to be considered for patients. How can you feel confident that you are recommending the BEST option for the patient’s wound presentation?

Does this real patient scenario sound familiar…

Mrs. K is a 72-year-old female with chronic edema of both lower legs. She refused to use compression stockings, to later experience inflammation and weeping blisters. When Mrs K was admitted to the hospital for worsening heart failure, orders were given for TED stockings and Vaseline gauze to the blistered areas.

The provider wasn’t aware that those interventions were contraindicated. Would you feel confident to suggest a one-sided silicone mesh to protect the blistered areas instead? Or application of two layers of a compression sleeve, if her physician felt the return of fluid to her system would not worsen congestive heart failure symptoms? Or daily chlorhexidine soap wash to both lower legs to help prevent infection?

National wound care expert, Joan Junkin RN, MSN, will demonstrate best practice use of a variety of wound products and treatments, including monofilament pads for mechanical debridement of biofilm and slough, negative pressure disposable options and tools available to greatly simplify use of compression for lower extremity edema.

She will break down the very latest coming from research to support your own complex patient care decisions. 

Credits

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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 live interactive webcast. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether web based activities are 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 cepesi@pesi.com 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.

CE Information is based on 100% attendance.

Information obtained in this course should be used within your scope of practice.


NURSES - CALIFORNIA

PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 13305 for 6.0 contact hours. Full attendance is required. No partial contact hours will be issued for partial attendance. 


NURSES - FLORIDA

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Nursing, Provider # FBN2858. This course qualifies for 6.0 contact hours. 

**Florida Participants Only: To automatically be reported to CE Broker, after completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, please contact cepesi@pesi.com to have your Florida credits reported to CE Broker. You will need to provide the full title of the webcast, speaker name, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.


NURSES - IOWA

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Full attendance at this activity qualifies for 6.3 contact hours. Full attendance in the activity is required; no partial contact hours will be issued for partial attendance. These contact hours are used for your license renewal. Please email cepesi@pesi.com with your license number, include the webcast title, speaker name and date. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid for the webcast.


NURSES/NURSE PRACTITIONERS/CLINICAL NURSE SPECIALISTS - ANCC

PESI, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses in full attendance will earn 6.3 contact hours.


PHYSICAL THERAPISTS & PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANTS

This activity consists of 6.0 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists. This certificate is proof of your attendance. Please retain it in your records or use for submission as proof of completion when required.


PHYSICAL THERAPISTS & PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANTS - CALIFORNIA

California Physical Therapists

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approval agency to approve providers. This course will qualify for 6.0 continuing competency hours.


PHYSICAL THERAPISTS & PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANTS - ILLINOIS

MEDS-PDN, powered by 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 course qualifies for 6.0 CE Credit Hours. 


PHYSICAL THERAPISTS & PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANTS - NEW YORK

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 course qualifies for 7.6 contact hours. 


PHYSICAL THERAPISTS & PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANTS - TEXAS

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 6.0 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.


Θ OTHER PROFESSIONS

This activity qualifies for 6.0 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. 


Faculty

Joan Junkin Related seminars and products: 6

MSN, APRN-CNS, CWOCN


Joan Junkin, MSN, CNS, chose a wound care specialization in 1992 after working as a research analyst for the first pressure ulcer treatment guidelines. Her wound care education was through MD Anderson Cancer Center with ANCC board certification following in 1997. She has primarily shared her wound expertise in the acute care, outpatient and long-term care settings. In 2014, she was tapped as consultant for the international best-practice consensus document on incontinenceassociated dermatitis prevention and treatment. When not traveling to teach, Joan provides clinical consults in her region to remain in touch with bedside realities.

Joan has contributed to the science with published research and as invited faculty at WOCN and SAWC conferences. Her clinical focus for wound care has been in the acute, outpatient and long-term care settings. In the WOCN society, Joan has chaired the national committee for accrediting wound, ostomy and incontinence nursing (WOCN) education programs and has been president of her state WOCN group. Joan’s passion for education and evidence-informed practice come through clearly in each of her presentations, which have been held at locations in all 50 of our states and three Canadian provinces.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Joan Junkin is the Owner of The Healing Touch, Inc. She is on the speaker’s bureau for Sage Products Inc. Ms. Junkin receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Joan Junkin has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.


Additional Info

Program Information

CD/DVD

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Additional Resources

To order the book, Wound Care Pocket Guide, 2nd Edition, please visit our product store.

To order the card deck, Mindful Living Card Deck, please visit our product store.


Access Period for Live Webcast

For live CE credit, you must watch the live webcast in its entirety at its scheduled time and complete the CE quiz and evaluation. You will have access for 90 days after the program for review. 


Webcast Schedule

Please note: There will be a lunch and two 15-minute breaks; one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Lunch and break times will be announced by the speaker and at their discretion. A more detailed schedule is available upon request.


Objectives

  1. Summarize 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. Critique 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. Select lower extremity pumps safe for use with arterial insufficiency.

Outline

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

  • Surfactants and non-toxic antiseptics to decrease bacterial load
  • Debridement devices allow all clinicians to provide excellent mechanical debridement
  • Don’t discount maggots - latest research results
  • Update on biofilm research findings

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

  • Circulation criteria before debriding
  • Off-loading devices help you comply with the latest guidelines
  • Research to address the complex healing challenges

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

  • Address circulation and edema first
  • Numerous compression products and donning devices (adequate arterial flow)
  • One compression device or pumps (inadequate arterial flow)
  • Speed up healing through new interventions to address the challenges with slough

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

  • Microclimate management tools and techniques to treat
  • Repositioning tools
  • Support surface algorithm
  • Nutrition recommendations from current guidelines

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

  • Use the wide variety of negative pressure devices effectively
  • Why a leased device for high exudate
  • Disposable options for low to moderate exudate Instillation therapy combined with negative pressure
  • Devices to isolate a fistula

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

  • New diagnostic options
  • Research results by therapy modality
  • Arterio-venous pumps

Target Audience

  • Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Wound Care Nurses
  • Physician Assistants
  • Physical Therapists
  • Nursing Home Administrators

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