Review of basic wound care including wound evaluation, pressure injuries, diabetic foot ulcers, venous stasis wounds and arterial wounds, debridement, various wound dressing categories and standards of care. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.
Course created on August 28, 2020
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DC/2.0; DE/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; IACET/0.2; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KS/2.0; KY/2.0 Category 2; MA/2.0; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NY/2.0; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; RI/2.0; SC/2.0; SD/2.0; TN/2.0; TX/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WY/2.0
- Participants will be able to identify at least two characteristics each of all stages of pressure injuries.
- Participants will be able to identify at least two characteristics and standard of care for a given wound type.
- Participants will be able to describe at least three indications for various types of wound dressings.
- Participants will be able to define at least three forms of debridement and indications for each.
- Participants will be able to identify at least four aspects of a wound evaluation.
|0-15 Minutes||Background, review of learning outcomes|
|15-25 Minutes||Wound care introduction|
|25-40 Minutes||Pressure Injuries|
|40-55 Minutes||Venous Stasis Ulcers|
|55-70 Minutes||Arterial Ulcers|
|70-85 Minutes||Diabetic Foot Ulcers|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Tracey Collins, PT, PhD, MBA, GCS
Tracey Collins, PT, PhD, MBA, GCS is an Assistant Professor at the University of Scranton since 2002, a Geriatric Certified Specialist (GCS) since 1998, and a prn Home and Hospice PT for VNA of Lackawanna County. She has worked in Home Health for 24 years. Dr. Collins received her entry-level PT degree from the University of Scranton in 1989, a MBA from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington in 1997, and a PhD in Health Administration from Walden University in 2006.
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