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Wound Care Basics

Title: Wound Care Basics

CE/CME Offered:

CE/CME Credit Available: Nurse
Cost: 

Member Price: $35.00
Non-Member Price: $70.00

Payment Options: Add to Cart without CE/CME
Add to Cart with Nurse CE
Length: 1.0 hours
Description:
This course provides an overview of wound care strategies for the most common wounds managed in the home environment. This course focuses on wound assessment, prevention strategies, and management guidelines. You will learn how to describe risk factors for skin breakdown, demonstrate the ability to perform and document a comprehensive wound assessment, identify the type of wound based on assessment findings and the patient’s history, and how to verbalize treatment strategies to promote wound healing based on the type of wound identified.

Objectives:

  • Describe risk factors for skin breakdown and strategies to prevent wounds from developing in the home environment
  • Demonstrate the ability to perform and document a comprehensive wound assessment
  • Identify the type of wound based on assessment findings and the patient's history
  • Verbalize treatment strategies to promote wound healing based on the type of wound identified
Faculty:

TBD

Disclosure:  
Completion: In order to complete this online course, the participant must view the entire course, correctly answer all test questions and complete the evaluation. CHEX Knowledge Exchange is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Kansas State Board of Nursing. This course offering is approved for 3.0 contact hours applicable for RN, LPN or LMHT re-licensure. Kansas State Board of Nursing Provider Number: LT0224-0738.
 

NHPCO-Nurse

Nurse: NHPCO is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

NHPCO designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 contact hours. Nurses should claim only the contact hours commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Accredited status by ANCC refers only to continuing nursing education and does not imply endorsement of any commercial product discussed in conjunction with this activity.

This TCG CHEX eLearning course is being provided through NHPCO’s collaboration with The Corridor Group, Inc.

Release Date: 11/13/10
Review Date: 02/10/2014

Expiration Date:

11/13/2018

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