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Wound Care Certification: Exam Prep Package with Practice Test & NSN Access
Institutional
$3,000.00 USD
Product Details
Format:
Institutional - License - 1 Year
Author:
KIM SAUNDERS, MSN/ED, RN, CWON®, CFCN
Publisher:
PESI HealthCare
Copyright:
10/23/2017
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
IKIT077656
Objectives
  1. Assess skin clues regarding wound etiology.
  2. Evaluate patients with compromised nutritional status.
  3. Determine the differences between healing, maintenance, and comfort wound goals.
  4. Analyze bacteria characteristics, loads, and indications for systemic antibiotics.
  5. Prioritize treatment strategies for refractory wounds.
  6. Distinguish between lymphedema, lipedema, and venous insufficiency edema.
  7. Differentiate assessment/treatment for stasis dermatitis, atrophie blanche, lipodermatosclerosis.
  8. Measure level of compression to ankle-brachial index
  9. Establish management guidelines for Stevens-Johnson syndrome & toxic epidermal necrolysis.
  10. Consider the phenomena of Pressure Injuries in the Critically Ill Patient
  11. Specify key considerations in the management of traumatic wounds
  12. Incorporate guidelines for prevention & management of surgical wound complications
Outline
  • Assessment
    • Anatomy & Physiology of the Skin
    • Wound Healing Principles
    • Assessment of the Patient with a Wound
    • Principle of Wound Management
    • Patient & Caregiver Education Principles
    • Nutrition Assessment
  • Treatment
    • Principles of Topical Therapy
    • Wound Cleansing & Dressing Selection
    • Wound Debridement Guidelines
    • Wound Infection
    • Refractory Wounds
  • Wounds in Special Populations
    • Neonates/Pediatric Patients
    • Geriatrics
    • Bariatrics
    • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Mechanical Injuries & Top Down Damage
  • Pressure/Shearing
  • Prevention of Pressure Injuries & Therapeutic Surfaces
  • Lower Extremity Wounds
    • Venous Insufficiency, Lymphedema
    • Arterial Disease
    • Neuropathic Disease
    • Differential Assessment
    • Foot and Nail Care
  • Special Considerations & Complications
    • Infectious Process
    • Dermatology Related
    • Thermal Wounds
    • Traumatic & Surgical Wounds
    • Palliative Wounds
    • Fistula & Tube Management
Author

KIM SAUNDERS, MSN/ED, RN, CWON®, CFCN

Kim Saunders has extensive experiences as a wound, ostomy, and continence nurse across a variety of settings, including acute care, hospice, home health and skilled nursing facilities. As a respected expert in her field, Kim evolved her practice to be able to more fully share her insights as co-owner of WOC Consulting, LLC. In this role, she consults with healthcare systems on a variety of challenges that develop related to wound, ostomy, and incontinence-associated dermatitis. Some of the special projects her knowledge has been sought for include: guiding standardization of wound care formularies and pressure-relieving device selections, as well as a myriad of other processes to standardize and improve upon existing skin and wound care delivery. Her wound care experience goes beyond trouble-shooting the most challenging of patient wounds. It also includes expertise regarding the increasingly important ability to incorporate cost-effective care and reimbursement considerations at the bedside.

Kim is an active member of the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society™ and the Advanced Wound Care Society. She has traveled the country extensively to deliver practice-changing wound care trainings to experienced healthcare professionals. Kim is also the author of the Wound Care Pocket Guide: Clinical Reference, Second Edition (PESI, 2017).

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Kim Saunders is the owner of WOC Consulting. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Kim Saunders is a member of the Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nurse Society.
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Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists - Credit Available Until: 10/23/2020
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Florida Nurses:
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PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 9.5 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 9.6 self-study contact hours.

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Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants
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California Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants:
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PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approval agency to approve providers. This self-study lecture qualifies for 9.5 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 9.5 CE credit hours.

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Texas Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants: This self-study 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 9.5 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
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Audience
Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Physical Therapists