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May 06 - 09, 2019 | CME 22.75 | USD $2797 | Windsor, Connecticut
Skin and Wound Management Course is organized by Wound Care Education Institute (WCEI) and will be held from May 06 - 09, 2019 at Hilton Garden Inn Hartford/Windsor, Windsor, Connecticut, United States of America. Intended Audience: This course is intended for multiple professions including nurses, dietitians, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and physicians Accreditation: Physicians: OnCourse Learning designates this live activity for a maximum of 22.75 AMA PRA category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Physical Therapist: This Course is approved for 22.75 contact hours for physical therapists and physical therapy assistants. Occupational Therapist: This Course is approved for 2.25 AOTA CEUs for occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants. Nursing: OnCourse Learning approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #16588 for 22.75 contact hours. Course Description: The Skin and Wound Management course offer an evidence-based approach to wound management and current standards of practice to keep clinicians legally defensible at the bedside. Learning Objectives : • Discuss how standards of care, evidence-based practice, and a multidisciplinary wound care team can affect clinical choices in wound management. • Discuss the basic anatomy and physiology of the skin. • Identify at least 5 parameters required for accurate wound assessment. • Identify pressure ulcer stages according to NPUAP guidelines. • Identify 5 factors which enhance or impede the wound healing process. • Explain 4 types of basic principles of wound bed preparation. • Identify 3 major components of a nutritional assessment for optimizing wound healing. • Identify 4 different categories for topical wound management. • Select treatment options based on wound assessment, etiology, and goal of wound care. • Differentiate arterial, neuropathic, and venous ulcers in terms of causative factors, pathophysiology, appearance, and principles of management. • Describe 3 factors involved in the development of a pressure ulcer and interventions to prevent their occurrence. • Describe at least 5 interventions that optimize acute surgical wound healing. • Differentiate between wound etiologies and clinical manifestations of acute and traumatic wounds. • Differentiate types of burns and principles of management. • Select treatment options and differentiate wound etiologies and clinical manifestations of chronic, malignant, and inflammatory wounds. • Discuss 3 adjunctive treatment modalities that enhance wound healing. • Discuss current multidisciplinary care approaches to wound care. • Discuss the components required for accurate wound documentation.