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- DVD Video - 4+ hours Instructions
- 6 hr 20 min
- Multi-disc DVD recording with electronic manual and instructions.
- ANN TAYLOR, MS, RN, CWOCN®
- PESI HealthCare
- 4/2/2019 - Available Now for Pre-Order
- CE Available:
- Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
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- Analyze 5 common wound care failures.
- Summarize costly – and common – documentation mistakes.
- Select interventions to manage wounds with current care guidelines in place.
- Formulate appropriate plans of care for different wound presentations.
- Incorporate algorithms to improve your care.
- Differentiate care considerations for specific populations at risk for pressure injuries.
Lawsuits and Wounds
Policy Updates: What May Sound Unimportant One Day, Can Become Critical
- Legal terms that should cause concern
- Commonly-cited failures in wound management
- Where do you find standards of care?
- Competencies you should have on file
- Staffing impact for patients and you
Pressure Injury Prevention
- Photo documentation
- Assessment & reassessment
- Consultations you should request
- Don’t fail to follow your own policies!
Assessments: The Courtroom Downfall
- Avoidable versus unavoidable
- Skin failure
- Terminal ulcers
- Avoid failure to prevent injury
Guideline Updates for Your Clinical Practice
- Determine risk to put proper prevention measures in place
- Nutritional needs and realistic goals
- Mobility challenges solved!
- Develop an individualized plan of care
- Reassessment… again and again!
- Pain management strategies
- Do not fail to properly assess
Wound Care Challenges: It’s Not Always Pressure…
- Pressure injuries
- Lower extremity ulcers
- Other skin damage
- Continuing education
Take-Home Algorithms to Put into Practice Tomorrow
- Electronic charting
- Drop boxes
- The ‘ideal‘ wound notes
Case Studies: Costly Mistakes Made in Wound Care
- Topical therapy
- Lower extremity ulcers
- Ostomy management
- Support surfaces
- Risk assessment
- Topical formularies
- Wound assessment
- Differential diagnosis
- Care plans
- Patient record
ANN TAYLOR, MS, RN, CWOCN®
Ann Taylor created Kahl WOC Consults in 2002 to provide wound care and legal consults across the care settings. With over 20 years of experience as a specialty nurse in wound, ostomy and continence nursing, she has a vast amount of knowledge about how to reduce the risk of legal exposure through incorporation of current wound management trends and protocols. Her practice in the legal arena is busy and has grown significantly.
Ann's commitment to clinical excellence and patient outcomes is evident by her committee work with the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN™). She has also served on the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Certification Board, most recently on the Job Analysis Task Force. As an author, Ann has over 20 clinical wound abstracts and has created numerous policies, algorithms and guidelines for use in practice.
Financial: Ann Kahl Taylor is the owner of Kahl WOC Consults. She has an employment relationship with Spalding Regional Medical Center. Ms. Kahl Taylor receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Nonfinancial: Ann Kahl Taylor is a member of the national Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN). She is a member of the WOCN Certification Board, Marketing Committee.
Continuing Education Credits
CE Information Coming Soon
Continuing education credit information is coming soon for this non-interactive 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.
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