Upcoming Medical Conferences in Des PlainesSearch Criteria : United States of America Des Plaines
May 06 - 10, 2019 | Contact Hours 36.00 | Des Plaines, Illinois
Ostomy Management Certification Course is organized by Wound Care Education Institute (WCEI) and will be held from May 06 - 10, 2019 at Oakton Community College, Skokie, Illinois, United States of America. Intended Audience: This course is intended for multiple professions including nurses, physical therapists, and occupational therapists. Accreditation: Nursing: OnCourse Learning approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # 16588 for 36 contact hours. Occupational Therapist: This Course is approved for 3.6 AOTA CEUs for occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants. Physical Therapist: This Course is approved for 36 contact hours for physical therapists and physical therapy assistants. Course Description: The Ostomy Management Course focuses on the treatment, therapy, and counseling for individuals before, during and after a fecal or urinary diversion. The goal is to provide a patient-centered plan of care. The course offers hands-on workshops. Learning Objectives: • List key characteristics required for stomal and peristomal skin assessment. • Discuss the different types and indications of pouching systems and accessories used with stoma pouching systems • Explain the steps of stoma siting procedure for optimal location on the abdomen for a stoma • Discuss emotions that a new ostomy patient is likely to experience before and after the creation of a stoma or a continent diversion. • Discuss the etiology, identification, and treatment, both conservative and surgical, if appropriate, of the 5 stomal complications. • Differentiate between types of fistulas in terms of causative factors, pathophysiology, and principles of management. • List indications, contraindications and procedure steps for colostomy irrigation. • Describe the causes, symptoms, and interventions for ileostomy food blockage. • Identify the purpose, design, location in the intestine, methods of accessing and management of three enterostomal and three enterostomy tubes. • State how to assess for, prevent and manage four enteral tube complications. • Discuss conditions in the pediatric patient that may require a fecal or urinary diversion. • Summarize the management of a pediatric patient with a urinary or fecal diversion. • Summarize the goals of pre-operative teaching, list what should be covered and develop an individualized teaching plan for a patient based on an assessment of their learning needs. • Demonstrate a stoma assessment. • Demonstrate application, emptying, and removal of a cut to fit 2-piece pouching system. • Demonstrate patient teaching methods for application, emptying and removal of a pouching system. • Demonstrate the “crusting” procedure. • Explain the goals of post-operative teaching. List what should be covered and develop an individualized teaching plan based on an assessment of their learning needs.
Oct 21 - 25, 2019 | CME 22.75 | USD $2797 | Des Plaines, Illinois
Skin and Wound Management Course is organized by Wound Care Education Institute (WCEI) and will be held from Oct 21 - 25, 2019 at Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, Illinois, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is intended for multiple professions including nurses, dietitians, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and physicians. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 22.75 Credits. 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.