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This item is expected to ship 4-6 weeks after the event on September 10, 2019.
- DVD Video - 4+ hours Instructions
- Multi-disc DVD recording with electronic manual and instructions.
- ANN KAHL TAYLOR, MS, RN, CWOCN®
- PESI HealthCare
- 9/10/2019 - Available Now for Pre-Order
- CE Available:
- Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
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- 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.
- Demonstrate 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.
Wound Assessment Strategies
Top Down Skin Injuries
- Tissue types/wound bed evaluation Necrotic tissue, granulation, hyper granulation, agranular
- Phases of wound healing , chronicity
- Factors impacting wound healing
- SKILL: Techniques for accurate wound measurements
- MARSI Medical Adhesive Associated Skin Damage
- MASD Moisture Associated Skin
- IAD-incontinence Associated
- Skin Tears
- SKILL: Support periwound protection
Lower Extremity Wounds
- Demystify staging
- Prevention: What have you overlooked?
- Risk assessment
- Treatment and dressing selection
- SKILL: Executing the risk assessment
Fistula and Ostomie
- Arterial, venous, neuropathic
- Differentiate etiologies
- Appropriate therapies
- SKILL: Practice compression wrapping
Strategies for Topical Dressing Selection
- Types of diverion
- Pouch Selection
- SKILL: Pouch application
- Dressing selection process – samples to compare
- When is gauze appropriate?
- Essential toolkit items:
- Debridement options
- Gels, collagen
- Absorptive products, foam
- Antimicrobial, silver
- Heavy drainage versus minimal
- Large area wounds
- Dress difficult locations, tracts and undermining
- SKILL: Select dressing protocol for various wounds
ANN KAHL TAYLOR, MS, RN, CWOCN®
Ann Kahl 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
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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.
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**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.
- Nurse Practitioners
- Nurse Educators
- Physician Assistants
- Physical Therapists
- Nursing Home Administrators
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