UW School of Nursing

April 28, 2022

Med-Surg 365 | Wound Care

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On-Demand Program

Course Description

This module reinforces principles of wound assessment and management relevant to the medical-surgical nurse. This module provides a review of the components of a thorough skin assessment, empowering nurses to prevent and care for wounds, document the healing process, and improve patient outcomes.


Colleen Karvonen, MN, RN, CMSRN, CWON

Wound/Ostomy Clinical Nurse Specialist, UW Medicine/University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

At the end of this module, participants will be better able to:

  1. Describe the components of wound assessment.
  2. List three principles of wound management.
  3. Describe the characteristics of pressure injuries and other lower extremity wounds.