Week 4: Wound Care (Med-Surg Onsite 2016)

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Objectives for Learning Outcomes

After completing this session, you will be able to:

  1. Describe the components of wound assessment.
  2. Identify factors that can delay or prevent wound healing.
  3. Describe the characteristics of pressure ulcers and lower extremity wounds. 
Course summary

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

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