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Whole Skin and Wound Care Package

125.00

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After completing the ES Wound Care Package course bundle, the student should be able to:
  1. Understand the concepts of acute and chronic wound management;
  2. Identify atypical wounds;
  3. and common geriatric skin conditions;
  4. Know how to deal with delayed wound healing;
  5. Comprehend the concepts of wound infection control;
  6. Learn the proper nutrition for wound healing;
  7. Understand the concepts of support surfaces;
  8. Learn how to treat vascular ulcers;
  9. Know the various wound care treatment options;
  10. And lastly, understand how wounds heal.
Licensure Eligible for CEUs: RNs and LVNs
CEU Value: 30 Hours

Price: $125.00


Includes:

Skin Breakdown Risk & Prevention

An Organ Deserving of Respect: Skin is….
  • The largest organ of the body
  • Responsible for
  • Physical protection from external factors (i.e. chemical, mechanical, U.V., moisture, pathogens)
  • Immune protection
  • Thermoregulation
  • Sensation
  • Metabolism
  • Communication
  • Hydration preservation
Licensure Eligible for CEUs: RNs and LVNs
CEU Value: 6 Hours

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Wound Assessments

Wounds and skin abnormalities are part of the integumentary system. Skin assessments (i.e. temperature, turgor, moisture, mucous membrane, etc.) are usually assessed on a per shift basis in acute care settings, while the parameters of a wound assessment may be assessed less frequently.
Licensure Eligible for CEUs: RNs and LVNs
CEU Value: 6 Hours

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Basics of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT)

Objectives:
  • Know the benefits of NPWT
  • Know indications, contraindications and precautions for NPWT
  • Identify desired outcomes of NPWT
  • Know the role of the unit nurse in NPWT
  • View the minimal steps of placing a wound vac dressing
  • Review troubleshooting of dressing and NPWT device
Licensure Eligible for CEUs: RNs and LVNs
CEU Value: 6 Hours

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Pressure Injury Staging

Objectives
By the end of this course participants will be able to:
  1. Recognize different wound etiologies
  2. Be familiar with different wound categorizing, staging systems
  3. Identify a pressure injury
  4. Identify all 6 stages of pressure injuries
  5. Be familiar with common tissue types

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Wound Healing, Topical Therapy, & Refractory Wounds

You’re a wound care specialist…now what?

This online self-study course is designed to provide wound treatment associates and other wound specialists with guidance on using their certifications in the best manner possible  Developing successful treatment plans, tending to patient wounds, overseeing the quality of care of patients, auditing, product selection, identifying cost savings, and salary negotiation.

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Specialty Support Surfaces

Types of bed surfaces can be a confusing topic to learn.  It is actually an area many wound specialists find difficult to teach in a clear manner.  Some even struggle to understand themselves!  So the focus here is to describe the features to look for in a bed or chair surface so you can ensure your patient is on a specialty surface if appropriate (and document this intervention as well).

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Additional Information

  • Bundle Course
  • 125.00

Payment Method Available

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