Wound Care for Primary Care Settings
OVERVIEW: By attending this webinar, you will gain an understanding of basic wound care which can be safely prescribed in the outpatient setting after appropriate evaluation of underlying co-morbidities.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:
- Elucidate basic wound care principles to include cleansing and daily care.
- Review assessment techniques for wound care patients.
- Compare compression options for lower extremity edema.
- Define offloading options for neuropathic ulcers.
FEATURED SPEAKER: Kara S. Couch, MS, CRNP, CSWN-APis the Director of Inpatient Wound Care at George Washington University Hospital and works as an NP in the Wound Healing and Limb Preservation Center. She is and editorial board member of Wound Management and Prevention, Today’s Wound Clinic and Wound Source 2020. Her primary wound interests are in amputee care, wound infection, and venous ulcers.
FEE: $135 per facility for unlimited participation or $25 per individual. Gold and Silver subscribers: use as part of your package.
1.0 Nurse Contact Hour
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.