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Wound Care
Course Description
Wound Care CEU. 10-contact-hour continuing education course for nurses and other healthcare practitioners on wound assessment, treatment, and management for patients with acute and chronic wounds in various clinical settings. Newly updated in August 2019. Bestseller course!
Learning Outcome and Objectives
1) Describe the role of the skin.

2) Discuss the types of wounds and the wound healing process, including the phases of wound healing.

3) List the steps in treating acute wounds.

4) Explain what is included in a detailed wound assessment.

5) Summarize the various wound cleansing techniques and dressing options.

6) Recognize the signs and symptoms of wound infection.

7) Identify impediments to wound healing.

8) Discuss wound care for specific types of wounds and special populations.

9) Describe advanced wound care treatment modalities.

10) Review patient and caregiver wound care education.
Nursing

 
Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #12300.

Course Availability: Expires June 30, 2022. You must score 70% or better on the test and complete the course evaluation to earn a certificate of completion for this CE activity. Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., provides educational activities that are free from bias. The information provided in this course is to be used for educational purposes only. It is not intended as a substitute for professional healthcare.

Authors
Maryam K. Mamou, BSN, RN, CWCN, CRRN

Maryam Mamou has extensive experience in wound care. She is a graduate of the wound ostomy and continence program at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, and is nationally certified in wound and continence care. She has worked in clinical settings including acute care rehabilitation, home health care, long-term care, and outpatient wound care, where the majority of her patients were being treated for diabetic foot ulcers. She has been involved in developing and implementing staff education programs, and she is currently employed as a nurse consultant with the State of Wisconsin.

Michael Jay Katz, MD, PhD

Michael Jay Katz has taught anatomy, physical diagnosis, and scientific writing in the medical school of Case Western Reserve University for more than twenty-five years. He has written sixteen books and eighty papers and essays. He is currently the anatomy and physiology consultant for Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary. 
Accreditation & Approval Information
Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #12300, for 10 Contact Hours. CE Broker Approval Number 50-2174. Florida nursing licensees must retain this certificate for at least 4 years. Do not forward to Florida Board of Nursing.
Copyright
© Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc.
Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Expires on 10/31/2022
Cost: $49.00
Credit Offered:
10 ANCC Credits
 
 
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