Product Detail

The Ultimate Hands-On Wound Care Clinical Lab
Audio CD
$169.99 USD
Product Details
Format:
Audio CD - 4+ hours
Length:
5 hr 31 min
Details:
Multi-disc audio recording with electronic manual and instructions
Author:
KIM SAUNDERS, MSN/ED, RN, CWON®, CFCN
Publisher:
PESI HealthCare
Copyright:
3/13/2019
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNA076355
Objectives
  • Distinguish at least 6 tissue types found in chronic wounds.
  • Identify and differentiate at least 4 wound etiologies.
  • Compare and contrast 6 terms used to document peri-wound status.
  • Determine accurate measurement and documentation of wounds, tunneling and undermining, according to the clock method, using a wound teaching model.
  • Identify and categorize at least 7 dressing types, including the indications for use, precautions and contraindications.
  • Develop an appropriate dressing/ treatment protocol for a wound, based upon exudate, wound status, and products discussed.
Outline

Wound Bed Tissue Types: Presentation & Treatment

Epithelial Tissue

Granulation Tissue

  • Healthy Granulation
  • Hypergranulation

Fibrin

  • Scaffolding for granulation
  • Characteristics of presentation

Necrotic-When to remove, when to leave alone

  • Slough-Devitalized, must be debrided
  • Eschar-Devitalized
  • Dry Gangrene-Necrosis/Tissue Demise

Wound Margin Issues and Strategies

Epiboly-Rolled Edges

Hyperkeratotic-Dry, Calloused Edges

Jagged

Epithelialization

Peri-Wound Issues

  • Macerated
  • Desiccated
  • Erythema
  • Indurated
  • Atrophic/Fibrotic
  • Fluctuant

Characteristics of Common Wounds

Phases of Healing

Etiology, Appearance, Location, Exudates

  • Arterial Insufficiency
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Diabetic/Neuropathic
  • Pressure Ulcers - Demystifying Staging
  • Skin Tears

Hands-On Clinical Lab

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

Wound Care Products

Characteristics of Each Dressing Category

  • Hydrogel, Hydrocolloid, Collagen
  • Calcium Alginate/Hydrofiber
  • Silver products, Foam, Honey
  • Multi-layer compression
  • Gauze/Composite
  • Exudate determines dressing

Strategies to Select Primary Dressings for:

Dry/Minimally Draining Wounds

  • Hydrogel
  • Oil emulsions
  • Ringer's Lactate impregnated
  • Combinations

Moderate/Heavy/Copious drainage

  • Alginates/Hydrofibers
  • Topical Medications

Critically Colonized/Infected Wounds

  • Silver Dressings
  • Silver Alginates/Hydrofibers, Hydrogels and Collagens
  • Antimicrobial impregnated dressings
  • Enzymatic debriders
  • Cleansing agents and other topicals

Proper Application and Cost Considerations

Alternative Options and Substitutions

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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Audience
Nurses, Nursing Home Administrators, Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists/Physical Therapist Assistants, Physician Assistants, and other Healthcare Professionals