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Wound Care for CAH Nurses: Compression Basics and Wound Care


February 15
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Series Dates

February 15, 2024

February 29, 2024

By attending this two-part webinar series, you will be able to better manage wounds appropriately by increasing your knowledge on compression basics & pressure ulcers.


  • February 15: Compression Basics 
    • Edema: arterial, venous, lymphatic. 
    • Compression therapy and ulcer healing.
  • February 29: Pressure Ulcers  
    • Pressure ulcer staging, assessment, offloading principles, and treatment options.

Featured Speaker:

Marta Ostler, PT, CWS, CLT, CCS, DAPWCA. Marta Ostler is owner of Purpose Physical Therapy in Sheridan, Wyoming. In her practice, Marta focuses on patients with ulcers and enema/lymphedema. 

Marta specializes in chronic wound management as well as lymphedema/edema treatment and management. She is a member of the American Academy of Wound Management, the American Professional Wound Care Association, and serves on the Board for the American Board of Wound Healing and the Association for the Advancement of Wound Care.

1.0 Nurse Contact Hour per session

Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network (ICAHN) is an approved provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

No relevant financial relationships were identified for any member of the planning committee or any presenter/author of the content.

This program is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $824,375 with 0% financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.