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Digital Seminar

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


Faculty:
Heidi Huddleston Cross
Duration:
1 Hour
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright :
May 01, 2015
Product Code:
POS076735
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

This is part of a 2-part series. Click here to save $10 when you buy both!

Relieving symptoms related to wounds at the end of life is often overwhelming and challenging.  Palliative wound care incorporates goal setting, complex symptom management, and patient and caregiver education. Maintaining the patient’s dignity and the highest quality of life is essential when caring for these patients. This information-packed webcast will enhance your palliative wound care skills, and leave you feeling confident in developing an effective wound care plan to manage these complex wounds.

Heidi H. Cross will share her passion and extensive experience in the field of caring for very fragile patients in the hospice and palliative care settings. She will share techniques to best manage symptoms related to the wound such as pain, odor, exudate containment, and bleeding while preserving the patient’s dignity and quality of life.  Don’t miss this opportunity to become the palliative wound care expert in your facility, and make a difference in the patients in your care.

OUTLINE

Palliative Wound Assessment Considerations

  • Holistic Approach to Assessment
  • Risk Assessment
    • Pressure Sore Risk
    • Hospice Pressure Ulcer Risk
    • Skin Failure Risk
  • Pain Assessment
    • Nociceptive vs Neuropathic Pain
    • Wong Baker Pain Scale
    • Non-verbal Pain Indicators

Common Types of Wounds in Palliative Care

  • Pressure Ulcers
  • Malignant Wounds (Fungating Tumors)
  • Arterial Ulcers
  • Kennedy Terminal Ulcers

Avoidable vs. Unavoidable Pressure Ulcers

  • WOCN Position Paper
  • F-Tag 314
  • SCALE

Wound Management Goals & Strategies in Palliative Care

  • Pain Reduction Topically and Orally
  • Moist Wound Healing
  • Odor & Infection Control
  • Dressing & Product Optimization
  • Wound Debridement
  • Bleeding
  • Other Handy Tips

Communication and Documentation Musts

OBJECTIVES

  • Communicate three risk considerations for palliative wounds
  • Describe topical and oral pain management
  • Investigate avoidable vs. unavoidable wounds, and list steps a facility must take as related to F-Tag 314.
  • Connect common palliative wounds to best-practice management techniques.

ADA Needs
We would be happy to accommodate your ADA needs; please call our Customer Service Department for more information at 1-800-844-8260.

 

Satisfaction Guarantee
Your satisfaction is our goal and our guarantee. Concerns should be addressed to: PO Box 1000, Eau Claire, WI 54702-1000 or call 1-800-844-8260.

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 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 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


California Nurses

PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of  Registered Nursing, Provider #: 17118 for 1.0 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 1.0 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 1.2 self-study contact hours. Please email cepesi@pesi.com 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.


Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

This self-study course consists of 1.0 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.


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 1.0 continuing competency hours.


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 1.0 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 1.2 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 1.0 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.


Other Professions

This self-study activity qualifies for 1.0 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.



Handouts

Faculty

Heidi Huddleston Cross Related seminars and products: 5

MSN, RN, FNP-BC, CWOCN


Heidi Huddleston Cross is currently a Nurse Practitioner in wound and ostomy care at Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse, New York. She is board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) and as a Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurse (CWOCN). Heidi has extensive experience in outpatient wound care, and serves as a consultant for long-term care facilities.
Heidi is a member of the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society™, and traveled to Russia with the WOCN as part of the People to People Ambassador program. She is and has been a participant or chair of multiple national committees related to wound and ostomy care, including chair of the WOCN Certification Board exam committee, and the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel guidelines committee. She is active with the United Ostomy Associations of America (UOAA), having spoken at regional and national conferences. In 2008, she received the UOAA Ostomy Nurse of the Year award and, in 2011, the Convatec Great Comebacks Nurse of the Year award. She is published in the Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing, as well as in the Journal of Wound Technology, and has done legal case review as an expert witness in wound care.
Heidi is a sought-after speaker, and is passionate about wound and ostomy care. She loves to teach healthcare professionals with the goal of bringing knowledge about this topic to a new level, incorporating evidence-based practice. In this small way, Heidi hopes to improve care for wound and ostomy patients nationwide.
Disclosures:
Financial: Heidi H. Cross is receiving a fee for speaking at this educational activity.
Nonfinancial: Heidi H. Cross has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.


Additional Info

Program Information

Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.


Target Audience

Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants

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Satisfaction Guarantee
Your satisfaction is our goal and our guarantee. Concerns should be addressed to: PO Box 1000, Eau Claire, WI 54702-1000 or call 1-800-844-8260.

ADA Needs

We would be happy to accommodate your ADA needs; please call our Customer Service Department for more information at 1-800-844-8260.

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