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Effective Wound Care Strategies Video, Book & Reference Card Package
Package - Video & Book
$236.92 USD
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Package - Video & Book   Instructions
Multi-disc DVD recording (6 hours, 22 minutes) with electronic manual and instructions.
Book: 58 Pages, Copyright 2012
Six double-sided reference cards (8.5" x 11")
PESI HealthCare
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
[+] [-] 072655 - Skin Care and Wound Management
  1. Determine causes of wounds to pinpoint preventive measures.
  2. Apply critical thinking concepts to determine the most appropriate diagnostic and screening approaches for wounds.
  3. Differentiate the implications of systemic and local infection on wound healing.
  4. Determine the correct dressing type for various wound categories and symptoms.
  5. Assess for factors that complicate wound healing.
  6. Identify patient scenarios that demonstrate effective use of the four types of debridement.
  7. Discover how to select optimal pressure relieving devices based on specific patient needs.
  8. Explain documentation strategies specific to wound care.

[+] [-] 072655 - Skin Care and Wound Management
  1. Are You Sure That's a Venous Stasis Wound?
    1. Eczema, Psoriasis
    2. Pyoderma Gangrenosum
    3. Carcinoma
    4. Melanoma
    5. Sarcoma
    6. Lupus Erythematosis
    7. Scleroderma
  2. Peripheral Arterial Occlusive Disease
    1. Ankle Brachial Index
    2. Toe Brachial Index
    3. Doppler Types
    4. Transcutaneous Oxygen
    5. Surgical Interventions
  3. Chronic Venous Insufficiency
    1. Signs/Symptoms
    2. Methods of Venous Screening
      1. Venous Refill Time
    3. Surgical Interventions
      1. Stab Phlebectomy
      2. Subfascial Perforator Surgery
      3. Closure Procedure
    4. Diabetic Ulcers
      1. A1C
      2. Neuropathy
      3. The Charcot Foot
      4. Off Loading and Total
        1. Contact Casting
      5. Calluses
      6. Proper Footwear
    5. Pressure Ulcers
      1. Extrinsic and Intrinsic Factors
      2. Critical Vascular Occlusion
      3. Staging and Naming
      4. Risk Assessment and Prevention
      5. Understanding Support Surfaces
    6. Contaminated? Colonized? Infected?
      1. Historical Clues
      2. Periwound Clues
      3. Systemic Cl ues
      4. To Culture or Not to Culture?
      5. The Weapons in our Arsenal
    7. Treatment Interventions
      1. Hydrotherapy
      2. Pulsed Lavage
      3. High Frequency Ultrasound
      4. Low Frequency Ultrasound
      5. Monochromatic Infrared
      6. Ultraviolet
      7. High Volt Pulsed Galvanic Electric Stimulation
      8. Negative Pressure
      9. Hyperbaric
    8. The Optimum Wound Environment
      1. Get the Necrotic Tissue Out
      2. Types of Debridement Autolytic
        1. Enzymatic
        2. Mechanical (Wet to Dry, Pulsed Lavage, Jet Ox, Mist Ultrasound, Biosurgery)
        3. Conservative Sharp
        4. Surgical
      3. Types of Dressings
        1. Gauze
        2. Films
        3. Hydrocolloids
        4. Hydrogels
        5. Alginates
        6. Hydrofibers
        7. Foams
        8. Composites
      4. Silver Dressings
        1. Metallic
        2. Ionic
        3. Nanocrystaline
      5. Collegens
      6. Growth Factors
    9. A Complete Patient Assessment
      1. The History: Medical, Social, Surgical
      2. Medication Profile
      3. Nutritional Assessment Labs
    10. Wound Documentation Tips
      1. Location
      2. Type
      3. Measurement
      4. Description
      5. Drainage
      6. Periwound Skin



Dr. Cheryl Aaron has over 36 years of hands-on wound care experience in multiple clinical settings including private practice, acute, sub-acute, SNF, outpatient, and homecare venues. She is presently the owner of Advanced Wound Care Consultants, providing consultation, teaching, program development, survey readiness, and clinical competencies to the multidisciplinary wound care teams of Homecare agencies, Hospitals, Nursing and Physical Therapy Schools and other organizations, both locally and nationally. Dr Aaron is known for her lively, passionate delivery of her presentations with the latest evidence-based research and clinical guidelines. As a doctoral prepared Physical Therapist and nationally board Certified Wound Specialist® with the American Academy of Wound Management, she has a wealth of educational and work-related experience to draw from. Expect to take away valuable insight and information to optimize your clinical outcomes. Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Cheryl Aaron is the owner of Advanced Wound Care Consultants. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Cheryl Aaron has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.


A Wound Care Certified Nurse with more than 30+ years of progressive nursing experience, Donna Sardina is an expert in wound management, wound care instruction, program development, and facility crisis management. Responsible for creating WCEI's course content, Donna's practical approach to learning allows students to easily incorporate their new knowledge into their daily practice. Donna is a widely published author in the field of wound care. She is a co-founder of the Wound Care Education Institute (WCEI).


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Continuing Education Credits Awarded for Completion of Entire Package
[+] [-] Combined Continuing Education Credit From All Components
Breakdown of Continuing Education Credits by Components
[+] [-] 072655 - Skin Care and Wound Management
[+] [-] 074770 - Wound and Skin Care Pocket Guide
[+] [-] 074780 - Wound and Skin Care Reference Card Combo Pack
Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Athletic Trainers, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Nurse Educators, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Physician Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Diabetes Educators, Registered Dietitians & Dietetic Technicians