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Wound Care Certification: Exam Prep Package with Practice Test & NSN Access
Package - Video
$299.99 USD
Now Available For Preorder
Product Details
Format:
Package - Video   Instructions
Author:
KIM SAUNDERS, MSN/ED, RN, CWON®, CFCN
Publisher:
PESI HealthCare
Copyright:
10/23/2017 - Available Now for Pre-Order
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RVKIT077656
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.

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.
Continuing Education Credits Awarded for Completion of Entire Package
[+] [-] Combined Continuing Education Credit From All Components
Breakdown of Continuing Education Credits by Components
[+] [-] 077655 - Wound Care Certification:
[+] [-] NSN077656 - Wound Care Access - Nurses Success Network (NSN)
Audience
Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Physical Therapists