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Digital Seminar

Skin & Wound Care: 15 Assessment and Treatment Techniques You Didn't Know

Ann Kahl Taylor
Full Day
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Sep 29, 2015
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  • Yikes! Maggots!
  • Leg & foot ulcers: Get them healing now
  • Wound measurements & cultures: Are you doing them right?
  • The latest wound dressings and products
  • Proven wound prevention tricks
  • Infection control strategies
  • Tips for patient adherence

Wound care expert, Ann Kahl Taylor, MS, RN, CWOCN, has been in your shoes. She struggled to manage a busy schedule and heavy patient load, and still keep up with all of the changes in wound care protocols, products and treatment options. Then she did something about it – she started teaching nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and physician assistants. And in one short day, she can teach you assessment and treatment techniques you didn’t know, and bring your skin and wound management skills to a new level!

Learn the latest intervention strategies for successful skin and wound care, including

  • cleansing, debridement and dressing application
  • infection control challenges and solutions
  • the best methods for documenting skin and wound care
  • the latest products for cleansing, moisturizing, sealing, protecting
  • dressing options and selection rationale

Ann’s evidence-based research and vast clinical experience, coupled with photographic examples and her consultative approach, allow her to deliver this material in a style conducive to learning and real world application. Register today for this wonderful learning opportunity!


Wound and Skin Care Challenges

  • Traumatic Lesions
    • Skin Tears
    • Surgical
  • Pressure Ulcers
    • Controversies & Trends in Staging
    • Deep Tissue Injury
    • The Specifics on Heel Ulcers
    • Pressure Management
  • Infection
    • Candida
    • Colonization
    • Obtaining Wound Cultures the Right
    • Way
    • Dehisced Surgical Wounds
    • Necrotizing Soft tissue Infections
    • Grafting
    • Cellulitis
    • Chronic Sub-Clinical Infections
    • Osteomyelitis
  • Circulatory Disorders
    • Vascular Lesions
    • Arterial Insufficiency
    • Venous Stasis disease
  • Special Population Considerations
    • Diabetic
    • Bariatric
    • Neonatal
    • Advanced Age

Achieving Successful Wound Healing

  • Overcoming Common Impediments
    • Nutritional Challenges
      • Unintentional Weight Loss
      • Malnutrition
      • Protein-Energy Malnutrition (PEM)
    • Tissue Perfusion & Oxygenation
    • Necrosis
  • Wound Assessment
    • Location
    • Age
    • Measurement
    • Base
    • Odor
    • Drainage
    • Wound Edge
    • Pain
  • Wound Staging
    • In-depth Description of
      • Stage 1, 2, 3, 4
      • Suspected Deep Tissue Injury (SDTI)
      • Unstageable Wounds
    • Case Studies
  • Topical therapy
    • Dressing Selection & Use
    • Antimicrobials
    • Pain Management
    • Cost/Reimbursement Considerations
  • Debridement
    • Treatment Choices
    • Pulsed Lavage
    • Maggot Therapy
  • Moist Wound Healing
    • Exudate Management
    • The Latest in Dressing Options
    • Avoiding Maceration
  • Negative Pressure Wound therapy
    • Active Therapy: Vacuum-Assisted
    • Wound Closure
      • Usage Tips
      • Issues and Complications
  • Adjunctive Wound Therapies
    • Ultrasound
    • Estim
  • Discharge Planning/Plan of Care

Strategies for Continence Care

  • Skin Cleansing Techniques
  • Moisture Management
  • Treatment Strategies
    • Pharmacological
    • Fecal Containment Devices: Beyond
    • Traditional Rectal Tubes
    • Surgical
    • Barrier Ointments & Creams

Tips, Tricks & Techniques for Ostomy & Fistula Care

  • Choosing the Right Appliance & Accessories
  • Pouch Application Techniques
  • Products for Gaps/Defects
  • Crusting: Treatment of Peri-Stomal Skin Damage

Beyond Treatment: Safeguarding Your License & Practice

  • Reimbursement
  • Documentation & Coding Strategies
  • National Treatment Guidelines


  • Explain the comprehensive plan of care to promote optimal wound healing.
  • Identify characteristics of vascular, neuropathic and pressure ulcers, including deep tissue injury.
  • State several new interventions useful to support successful wound healing.
  • Differentiate between urostomy, ileostomy and colostomy.
  • List effective strategies and techniques for simple and complicated ostomies.
  • Identify appropriate interventions for urinary and fecal incontinence.
  • Implement tools to assist with assessment and management of patients with wounds, ostomies and incontinence.


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.



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.

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.

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.

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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Kahl WOC Consultants

Ann Taylor, MS, RN, CWOCN®​, created Kahl WOC Consults in 2002 to provide wound care and legal consults across the care settings. With over 20 years of experience as a specialty nurse in wound, ostomy and continence nursing, she has a vast amount of knowledge about how to reduce the risk of legal exposure through incorporation of current wound management trends and protocols. Her practice in the legal arena is busy and has grown significantly.

Ann’s commitment to clinical excellence and patient outcomes is evident by her committee work with the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN™). She has also served on the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Certification Board, most recently on the Job Analysis Task Force. As an author, Ann has over 20 clinical wound abstracts and has created numerous policies, algorithms and guidelines for use in practice.


Financial: Ann Kahl Taylor is the owner of Kahl WOC Consults. She has an employment relationship with Spalding Regional Medical Center. Ms. Kahl Taylor receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Ann Kahl Taylor is a member of the national Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN). She is a member of the WOCN Certification Board, Marketing Committee. 

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Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.

Target Audience

Athletic Trainers, Nurses, Nursing Home Administrators, Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists/Physical Therapist Assistants, Physician Assistants, and other Healthcare Professionals



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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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