This course will enhance the participants' knowledge base regarding treatment plans for wound management In the home. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.
Course created on October 20, 2017
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; 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; OK/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 identify four key factors that contribute to the wound healing outcome.
- The participant will be able to describe four types of wounds and appropriate treatment plans.
- The participant will be able to describe at least two generic categories of topical wound dressings including evidence based practice/rationale for use.
- The participant will be able to describe the rationale for using durable medical equipment to promote wound healing and prevent skin breakdown.
- The participant will be able to list at least three professional practice guidelines for physical therapists in regards to wound management.
|0-10 Minutes||Background and review of learner outcomes|
|10-25 Minutes||Factors that contribute to the wound-healing outcome|
|25-40 Minutes||Types of wounds|
|40-55 Minutes||Assessments of the patient and the wound|
|55-70 Minutes||Topical wound dressings by generic categories and rationale for use|
|70-90 Minutes||Which DME are necessary components of your treatment plan to promote healing or prevent skin breakdown|
|90-110 Minutes||PT professional practice guidelines for wound management|
|110-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Kenneth L. Miller
PT, DPT, GCS, CEEAA
Dr. Kenneth L. Miller is a board-certified geriatric clinical specialist, advanced credentialed exercise expert for aging adults, and credentialed clinical instructor from the APTA. He has over 26 years of clinical experience with the older adult population. Dr. Miller is an assistant professor at the University of North Texas Science Center with dual appointments in the Department of Physical Therapy in the School of Health Professions and in the Department of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics in the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine.
His clinical focus is on best practices for use with the older adult population. He has spoken nationally and internationally on topics of gerontology including primary prevention, fragility, outcome measures, and pharmacology.
He serves on editorial boards related to geriatric care and physical therapy education including Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation where he was guest editor for a thematic issue dedicated to pharmacology and nutrition. He also serves the physical therapy profession as director of practice for the Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy and on several Academy Task Forces. Most recently, he has helped to develop the best practice guidelines for the Academy that describe best practices for the care of older adults. Dr. Miller is also a co-editor of the Ciccone's Pharmacology in Rehabilitation 5th edition textbook update.
RN, MSN, CWOCN
Ms. Rome received her BSN and MSN from Adelphi University. She has over thirty years experience including critical care nursing, cardiac rehab, wound ostomy, continence nursing, and nursing education. As a certified wound, ostomy, continence nurse (WOCN). Ms. Rome is presently a clinical nurse specialist/nurse educator at Catholic Home Care in New York and an adjunct nursing faculty at The Barbara Hagan School of Nursing at Molloy College.
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