UW School of Nursing

July 19, 2022

Wound Care Update 2021 | All Modules

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On-Demand Program

Course Description

Wound management is a dynamic and evolving area of practice in healthcare today. Wounds present complex challenges and pivotal opportunities for multidisciplinary teams to collaborate and improve the health status of patients. This program addresses current scientific, clinical and professional practice issues across care settings related to acute and chronic wounds including evidence-based and multidisciplinary strategies for assessing and intervening to achieve successful outcomes. Presentations will update the professional with recent changes to practice and assumes a basic understanding of wound management principles. Teaching methods include videos, PDF handouts and case studies.

Target Audience

For nurses, nurse practitioners and other interested healthcare professionals in all settings including acute, ambulatory, home health, hospice, long-term, rehabilitation and transitional care.

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

  1. Understand the role of Home Health in managing wounds in the community.
  2. List characteristics of a high output ileostomy.
  3. Describe the importance of a systemic approach to wound care.
  4. Know how to perform a physical exam, evaluate and diagnose treatment options for diabetic foot ulcers.
  5. Describe recent changes implemented by CMS (medicare/medicaid) and how that affects health/wound care provision.
  6. List two types of foot care programs that work with vulnerable populations.
  7. Develop a street-based wound care program.
  8. Recognize violaceous skin discoloration seen in Covid-19 positive hospitalized patients with the severe form of the infection.
  9. Understand research completed by the CLI Global Society to study the impact of theSARS-CoV-2 Pandemic on our CLTI patients.
  10. Define the various types of wounds and burns to include assessment (including % of burn and degree or burn) and management.
  11. Describe current obesity demographics.

Featured Topics

To register for just one group, click on the option:

Option 1: Complex Wound Treatment
  1. Wound Care in the Community Setting – Stacy Dahl, MS, ARNP, NP-C, CWCN
  2. Ostomy Challenge: High Output Ileostomy – Nancy Unger, MN, MPH, APN-BC, RN-BC, CWON | Molly Price, ARNP, CWON
  3. Radiation-Induced Skin Injury: Late Stage Tissue Fibrosis – Molly Price, ARNP, CWON
  4. Fluorescent Imaging of Wounds for Bacteria – Charles Andersen, MD
  5. Improving Outcomes for Patients with Incontinence – Holly Vance, DNP, ARNP, AGACNP-BC, RN, CWON
  6. Offloading Diabetic Foot Ulcers – Loch Trimingham, MD | Jeff Gray, C.Ped, OST
Option 2: Populations with Complex Wounds
  1. Footcare for Vulnerable Populations – Mark Goetcheus, BSN, RN, CWON, CFCN, CDCES
  2. Wound Care in the Streets – Christina Wang, DNP, MPH, APRN-Rx, AGPCNP-C
  3. COVID-19 Pandemic: Skin Changes from a WOC Perspective – Jessica Lieder, MSN, RN, AGPCNP-BC, CWON, IIWCC-NYU | Oksana Nekoz, MSN, RN, AGCNS-BC, CWOCN
  4. Black Holes in Care Due to Covid and Disparities in Amputations – Vickie Driver, DPM, MS, FACFAS, FAAWC
  5. Pediatric Wound Management, Minor Burn & Pilonidal Care for the Outpatient Setting – Abbey Schneidmiller, ARNP, CPNP, CWON | Maria Lutes, ARNP, CWON
  6. Addressing the Needs of the Obese Person – Erica Thibault, MSN, RN