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Digital Seminar

The Ultimate Hands-On Wound Care Clinical Lab

Joan Junkin, RN, MSN
Full Day
Audio and Video
Dec 04, 2017
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  • Staging wounds & identifying tissue types
  • Wound characteristics, indications & cost considerations for product selection
  • Accurate measuring techniques
  • Practical wound treatment strategies - for your most difficult wounds
  • Actual wound models and sample products to practice new skills!

In healthcare facilities across the country, billions of dollars are being spent annually on skin care and wound management. You are on the front lines of providing care to patients with a variety of skin and wound conditions, and play a critical role in patient outcomes and your facility’s bottom line. There is no better way to learn new problem solving skills than through this Hands-On Clinical Lab. Attend this highly interactive seminar and learn wound care assessment skills by DOING!

Wound care educator and consultant, Joan Junkin, MSN, CNS, will teach you new strategies for wound assessment and interventions, using wound care teaching models and sample products. The Hands-On Clinical Lab will add a live, hands-on component to learning that will enhance your retention of skills and techniques covered. Practice identification, measurement and the applications of various products on realistic wound care models. These models provide a life-like simulation to allow for improved assessment and treatment of a wide variety of wound care presentations, including all stages of pressure ulcers, tissue types, undermining, tunneling, fissure and surgical dehiscence. Take your understanding of wound care to the next level with this hands-on, interactive clinical lab. Register today – space is limited!


* Credit Note - **

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). 

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, as well as which credit types are acceptable for continuing education hours. 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 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.  

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Nurses - 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.

Nurses - 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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Nurses - 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 6.3 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.

Occupational Therapists - Arizona Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants

CE credit is available. This self-study course consists of 6.0​ continuing education clock hours for Arizona OTs and OTAs. The Arizona Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners (R4-43-203) confirms acceptance of continuing education programs relevant to occupational therapy that are approved by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA).

Occupational Therapists - 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 6.0 self-study continuing education credits.

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Physical Therapists - 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 - 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 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.

Physical Therapists - 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.

Physical Therapists - 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.

Physical Therapists - Pennsylvania Physical Therapists and Assistants

The Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy recognizes approval by all other state boards. This self-study activity consists of 6.25 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists.

Physical Therapists - Utah Physical Therapists And Physical Therapist Assistants

This course is designed to meet the Utah DOPL Rule R156-24b-303b.2.c.iv - A commercial continuing education provider providing a course related to the practice of physical therapy. Please retain a copy of the advertising brochure and your certificate of completion to provide to your board should this be requested of you. This self-study activity consists of 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction.

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.



Joan Junkin, RN, MSN's Profile

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Joan Junkin, RN, MSN, was introduced to wound care as a research analyst for the AHCPR (now AHRQ) panel that created the first ever pressure ulcer treatment guideline. After wound education and certification, she was the wound clinical nurse specialist for a 500-bed hospital and spent 10 years building an outpatient and inpatient program to improve wound outcomes. She conducted and published the first research documenting incontinence associated dermatitis prevalence in acute care and has published in several nursing and wound journals. Since 2008 she has devoted her time to teaching in 49 states and 5 provinces in Canada. This, along with her wound consulting business gives her a broad perspective. Joan is passionate about sharing essential information for healthcare providers with just enough humor to help navigate this challenging topic.


Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Joan Junkin is an independent contractor and has an employment relationship with UNMC College of Nursing. She receives a speaking honorarium from Sage, a Stryker company. Joan Junkin receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. All relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations have been mitigated.
Non-financial: Joan Junkin is a member of the Association for Advancement of Wound Care.

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Wound Bed Tissue Types: Presentation & Treatment

  • Epithelial Tissue
  • Granulation Tissue
    • Healthy Granulation
    • Hypergranulation
  • Necrotic - When and how to debride
    • Slough - Moist, devitalized tissue
    • Eschar - Dry devitalized tissue

Wound Margin Issues and Strategies

  • Epiboly - Rolled edges
  • Hyperkeratotic - Dry, calloused edges
  • Undermined – Trauma or drying of wound bed
  • Peri-wound signs of possible infection
    • Erythema (redness) and heat
    • Induration (hardened tissue)
    • Fluctuance (mushy tissue)

Characteristics of Common Wounds

  • Phases of healing: Normal vs. chronic
  • Etiology, location, characteristics
    • Arterial insufficiency
    • Venous insufficiency
    • Diabetic/Neuropathic
    • Pressure ulcers - Demystifying the stages
  • Using the latest in wound care model technology, participate in skill-based exercises in:
    • Wound staging
    • Tissue type identification
    • Proper measuring techniques
    • Tunneling/Undermining
    • Wound care product awareness and application

Strategies to Select Dressings for:

  • Dry/Minimally draining wounds
    • Hydrogel
    • Oil emulsion dressing
    • Moistened gelling fiber
    • Hydrocolloid
  • Moderate draining wounds
    • Alginate or gelling fiber
    • Glycerin based hydrogel
    • Traditional foam
  • Heavy/copious drainage
    • Negative pressure wound therapy
    • Moisture responsive dressings
    • Super absorbent dressings

Strategies for Decreasing Bioburden

  • Best cleansing
    • Use of surfactants
    • A new look at antiseptic cleansers
    • Breaking biofilm
  • Antiseptic dressings
    • Silver
    • Iodine complex
    • Hyperosmolar (sugar, salt, honey)
    • Methylene blue, gentian violet
    • Dressings that trap exudate trap germs also
    • Dressings that attract bacteria ionically

Tissue Based Products

  • Autograft
  • Allograft
    • Cryopreserved
    • Grown in vivo
    • Acellular
  • Xenograft
    • Bovine
    • Porcine
    • Equine
    • Marine


  1. Distinguish between the various tissue types found in chronic wounds.
  2. Identify the actual cause of the wound to be able to implement the best healing/prevention strategies for the patient.
  3. Compare the most appropriate terms used to document peri-wound status.
  4. Demonstrate accurate measurement and documentation of wounds.
  5. Choose the best dressing type based on the specific wound presentation.
  6. Plan for wound healing as you practice new hands-on skills.

Target Audience

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


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