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; 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; MD/0.2; 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 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 physical therapist and educator with more than 20 years of experience working with older adults in the home and inpatient rehab settings, as well as more than 7 years in adjunct faculty roles for Touro College and the University of St. Augustine. He is a board certified geriatric clinical specialist, certified exercise expert for aging adults and certified clinical instructor. Dr Miller is a clinical educator at Catholic Home Care in New York and active in the Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy and Home Health Section of the APTA. He chairs the APTA's Home Health Section Practice Committee and is a member of the editorial boards of Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation, GeriNotes, and is a manuscript reviewer for the Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy.
Lena Rome, 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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