Week 4: Wound Care (Med-Surg 2019)

Photo of nurse unrolling gauze.

This lecture reinforces principles of wound assessment and management relevant to the medical-surgical nurse. A review of the components of a thorough skin assessment will empower you to prevent and care for wounds, document the healing process, and improve patient outcomes.

Week 4 begins on Thursday, January 31, 2019.

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of this activity, 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.
Course summary
Available: 
11/01/2018
Expires: 
04/18/2020

Colleen Karvonen, MN, RN, CMSRN, CWON
Wound/Ostomy Clinical Nurse Specialist
UW Medicine/University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA

Available Credit

Activity Availability

Available: 
11/01/2018
Expires: 
04/18/2020
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