This course will discuss basic wound care definitions, concepts, and treatments. Participants will be able to identify wound types based on clinical presentation, suggest appropriate dressings and treatments, and understand when a referral to an outside specialist is warranted. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.
Course created on April 17, 2017
Course Type: Text/Transcript, 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; DE/2.0; FL/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
- The participant will be able to list at least 3 phases of normal wound healing.
- The participant will be able to identify 4 of the following: arterial, venous, diabetic/neuropathic, and pressure ulcers based on clinical presentation.
- The participant will be able to describe at least 2 differences between various dressing types for wounds.
- The participant will be able to list at least 3 treatment options to heal the following wounds: arterial, venous, diabetic/neuropathic, and pressure ulcers.
- The participant will be able to identify at least 3 ways to address atypical wounds.
- The participant will be able to identify at least 2 signs/symptoms when a patient should be referred to an outside specialist.
|0-5 Minutes||Background, overview, and review of learner outcomes|
|5-35 Minutes||Wound types|
|35-65 Minutes||Dressing options|
|65-95 Minutes||Treatment options|
|95-115 Minutes||Identify atypical wounds and when to refer out|
|115-120 Minutes||Questions and answers|
Jennifer A Gardner
PT, DPT, MHA, CWS
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