Product Detail

Palliative Wound Care
DVD Video
$199.99 USD
Now Available For Preorder
Product Details
Format:
DVD Video - 4+ hours
Details:
Multi-disc DVD recording with electronic manual and instructions.
Author:
MARYGRACE K. LOMBOY, MSN, CRNP, ACHPN®, CWCN®
Publisher:
PESI HealthCare
Copyright:
3/23/2018 - Available Now for Pre-Order
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNV077560
Objectives
  1. Differentiate between various palliative-specific wound care treatment interventions.
  2. Select the best strategies to manage drainage, odor, bleeding and wound pain.
  3. Recognize atypical types of wounds and appropriate symptom management for each.
  4. Plan for management challenges that can present with complex fistulas.
  5. Prepare for the emotional and psychological effects of end of life wounds for patients and families.
  6. Appraise symptoms of stress/burnout/ compassion fatigue in your life.
Outline
  • The Infected Wound
    • Contamination, Colonization and Infection
    • Optimal Culturing for an Infected Wound
    • Reducing Unnecessary Antibiotic Usage
    • Reducing Biofilms
  • Impact of Nutrition/Labs
    • Prealbumin vs. Albumin - and What to Do with the Results
    • Glycemic Control and Wound Healing
    • Ways to Enhance Nutritional Intake
  • Choosing a Debridement Method
    • Autolytic
    • Enzymatic
    • Mechanical
    • Conservative Sharp
    • Maggot Therapy
  • Wound Types and Etiologies
    • Pressure Ulcers and Staging
      • Pressure… Seeing the Tip of the Iceberg
      • Tools for Predicting Pressure Ulcer Risk
      • Early Detection of Deep Tissue Injury
      • Incontinences Associated Dermatitis vs. Pressure Ulcers
    • Venous Stasis Ulcers
      • Where is All This Fluid Coming From?
      • Lymphedema
      • Feeling the Squeeze… Different Degrees of Compression
    • Arterial Ulcers
      • Arterial Perfusion
      • Claudication and Rest Pain
      • Diagnostic Tests: Vascular Studies and ABIs
    • Diabetic/Neuropathic Ulcers
      • Assessing Sensation
      • Bad to the Bone… Osteomyelitis
    • Skin Tears/ Adhesive Injuries
      • Is it Partial or Full Thickness Loss?
      • Managing Xerosis with Products in Your Kitchen!
      • Moisturizing and Skin pH…
  • Time Out: Identify Wound Types Through Actual Patient Pictures
    • Making Sense of the Endless Dressing Options
      • Foams
      • Alginates and Hydrofiber
      • Hydrogels
      • Thin Films
      • Negative Pressure Wound Therapy
      • The Magic of Honey
      • Contact Layers
      • Alternative Homeopathic Approaches to Wound Care
  • Hands-On Intensive Interactive Session: Wound Products & Homeopathic Treatments
    • Management of End of Life Wounds
      • Managing Drainage
      • Bleeding and Use of Monsels Solution
      • Odor and Use of Metronidazole
      • Disfigurement and Loss of Being Touched
    • Skin Failure
      • How to Recognize It
      • How to Document It
      • How to Explain to Caregivers What’s Happening
    • Recognizing Atypical Wounds
      • Management of Fungating/Malignant Wounds
      • Calciphylaxis
      • Pyoderma Gangrenosum
      • Kennedy Ulcerations
      • Pruritis and Xerosis
  • Time Out: Management of Unavoidable Wounds & Actual Patient Scenario Discussion
    • Fistula Solutions
      • Containment of Effluent and Odor
      • Protecting Surrounding Tissue
      • Fistula Containment Management System: Hands-On Fistula Management Systems
    • Understanding Wound Pain and Treatment Options
      • What Type of Pain is it?
      • Reducing Pain with Dressing Changes/Wound Care
      • Use of Topical Opioids for Wound Pain
    • Documentation Strategies for Unavoidable Wounds
      • Describing Patient Function and Charting Patient Decline
      • Documenting Prevention Strategies
      • Discussing Realistic Outcomes with Patient and Family
      • Avoiding Wound Care Litigation
    • Burnout vs. Compassion Fatigue
      • Identifying Your Own Stress and Anxiety
      • Seeing Suffering Every Day
      • How Stress & Guilt Affect Your Body
      • Developing Resilience
      • Maintaining a Sense of Hope
  • Life Balance Exercise: Building A Personal Resiliency Plan
Author

MARYGRACE K. LOMBOY, MSN, CRNP, ACHPN®, CWCN®

Marygrace K. Lomboy is a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner with Palliative Medicine Consultants and Hospice and Community Care, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She holds certifications in Family Practice, Advanced Certification in Hospice and Palliative Care, and also a certification for wound care through the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Certification Board®. Marygrace has over 30 years of experience in nursing, and has gained extensive experience caring for patients with end stage disease through working with hospice and palliative care for the past 13 years. She has developed a palliative wound care consultative service for nursing home and home care patients. She has traveled to third world countries to lecture on palliative wound care, end of life care, and to provide emergency relief services related to wound care post-catastrophic events.

Marygrace has presented at both national and international meetings providing seminars in palliative care, wound management, compassion fatigue and resiliency training. She has a great passion for providing dignity and comfort to those suffering, especially at the end of life. Her expertise is reflected through the creation of a website, walkingonsacredground.com, which serves as an education resource and a comfort for both patients and caregivers confronting end of life issues.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Marygrace Lomboy has an employment relationship with Hospice and Community Care. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Marygrace Lomboy has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.
Continuing Education Credits

CE Information Coming Soon
Continuing education credit information is coming soon for this self-study package.

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.

There may be an additional fee for CE certificates. Please contact our Customer Service at 1-800-844-8260 for more details.

**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.

Audience
Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Physical Therapists, Nursing Home Administrators