August 16, 2022
Pediatric Drug Therapy 2022 | Pediatric Wound Management
Pediatric Drug Therapy 2022
Pediatric Wound Management: Pediatric Minor Burn Care and Treatment for the Outpatient Setting
Maria Lutes, ARNP, PNP, CWON
Maria is board certified in pediatric nursing and wound ostomy care. She helps treat children with a range conditions, from pediatric trauma to burns and abscesses. After earning a Master of Nursing at the University of Washington, she completed a Wound Ostomy certification program at Emory University. She has special interests in pediatric surgical disease processes, pediatric trauma and bowel management for pediatric anorectal malformations.
Abbey Schneidmiller, CPNP, CWON
Abbey is a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and is certified in Wound and Ostomy care. She cares for children with a range of conditions, from pediatric surgical conditions, pediatric trauma, to pediatric wound and ostomy care. After earning a Master of Nursing at the University of Washington, she started her career as a Surgical Nurse Practitioner at Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital in Tacoma, WA. Within her role as a Surgical Nurse Practitioner, she and her colleague, Maria Lutes, saw a need within their community for an outpatient pediatric wound and ostomy clinic. As a result, they completed the Wound and Ostomy certification program at Emory University and opened the first designated outpatient pediatric wound and ostomy clinic in Washington State in 2014. She has special interests in pediatric surgical disease process, pediatric trauma, pediatric wound, burn and ostomy care and bowel management for pediatric anorectal malformations.
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:
- Describe the importance of Pediatric Burn Care and discuss the developmental and behavioral consideration when selecting wound management strategies.
- Review commonly used wound/burn products in the Pediatric setting and indications for use.
- Define the various types of burns to include assessment (including % of burn and degree or burn) and management.
- Address medications and wound treatments for pediatric burn care and review safe prescribing practices and safe medication administration.