April 8, 2022
Pediatric Drug Therapy 2021 | Wounds and Lacerations
Pediatric Drug Therapy 2021
Wounds and Lacerations: Evaluation and Management in the Acute Care Setting
Katherine Wolpert, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics in the Division of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle
For pediatric nurse practitioners, family nurse practitioners, physician assistants, clinical nurse specialists, nurses, respiratory therapists, pharmacists and other interested healthcare professionals.
Objectives for Learning Outcomes
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:
- Discuss the presentation and evaluation of lacerations.
- Discuss principles of laceration repair with a focus on options for local anesthesia.
- Discuss post-closure wound care and indications for anti-microbial coverage.