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The Ultimate Hands-On Wound Care Clinical Lab
DVD Video
$199.99 USD
Now Available For Preorder
Product Details
DVD Video - 4+ hours
Multi-disc video recording with electronic manual and instructions
PESI HealthCare
12/4/2017 - Available Now for Pre-Order
CE Available:
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  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.

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


Joan Junkin brings 25 years as a wound clinician and educator, including 10 years building the outpatient and inpatient wound program in a 500-bed hospital. As owner of The Healing Touch, Inc., Joan now provides wound care consulting services to healthcare organizations and shares her expertise as a requested presenter both nationally and internationally. Joan's seminars are a combination of practical knowledge gleaned from her extensive experience and are always backed up by the latest research and guidelines.

Joan has been President of the Nebraska Wound, Ostomy Continence Nurses Society™ and chaired the WOCN® national committee to accredit WOCN® education programs. She is on the speakers' bureau for the Advanced Wound Care Society. Articles she has authored have been published in several peer reviewed journals. She has been invited faculty for regional and national WOCN® conferences and SAWC wound conferences.

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.

Non-financial: Joan Junkin has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.
Continuing Education Credits

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CEs may be available for select professions, as listed in the target audience. Hours will be dependent on the actual recording time. Please check with your state licensing board or organization for specific requirements.

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**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.

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