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Digital Seminar

Wound Care: Taking Action for Successful Wound Healing


Faculty:
Joan Junkin
Duration:
1 Hour 56 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright :
Oct 16, 2015
Product Code:
POS076970
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

Learn how to take action in wound care to promote successful wound healing. If chosen carefully, dressings and other wound care products can help us reach priority wound healing goals! In this recording you will learn:

  • Moisture balance (moist wound bed and dry skin around it)
  • Bacterial balance (keeping the count down to a tolerable level)
  • Decreased cross-contamination
  • Avoiding budget breakers- such as daily dressing changes and too frequent changing of high cost dressings

OUTLINE

Optimal environment for a healable wound

  • How to keeping bacterial counts down in the wound
  • Infection control, wound cleansers, dressings, debridement

Moisture balance plus budget balance for wound care -achieved mostly by judicious use of dressings

  • Smart dressings (these donate moisture to dry wounds; absorb any excess exudate)
  • Germ control dressings help us with bacterial balance

Putting it all together- developing your wound care product formulary

  • Wound characteristics that count the most for the care plan
  • Match wound characteristics to the dressing that fits the needs of each wound

Modalities

  • Electrical stimulation stimulates healing at all phases
  • Ultrasound therapy includes non-contact option that takes pain out of the therapeutic equation

Grafts

  • Autografts now include an outpatient option in addition to surgical choices
  • Allografts include those with living cells or acellular human tissue
  • Xenografts use collagen matrix from our animal friends to assist the healing process

OBJECTIVES

  • Name 2 of the newer bacterial ‘trap’ type dressings that immobilize bacteria
  • Modify a wound care plan as exudate levels change or signs of stalling out occur
  • List 2 appropriate indications for using gauze dressings for more than 24 hours after surgery
  • Choose a dressing most appropriate for a highly exudating wound
  • Select a dressing most appropriate for a dry to minimally exudating wound
  • Recognize that ‘smart’ dressings donate moisture to a dry wound and absorb exudate from an exuding wound

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

ADA Needs

PESI would be happy to accommodate your ADA needs; please call our Customer Service Department for more information at 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 2.0 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 2.0 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 2.4 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 2.0 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 2.0 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 2.0 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 2.4 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 2.0 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 2.0 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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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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