Online Education | Wound Care Update 2013 - Chronic Wound Care Considerations in the Elderly

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Chronic Wound Care
Considerations in the Elderly

This online module focuses on chronic wound care in the elderly. Content details are listed in the learning objectives below.

Target Audience

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

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

After taking this course, you will be better able to:

  • Describe realistic goals of care when treating chronic wounds in older adults.
  • Discuss if being older affects wound healing.
  • Learn how chronic illnesses play a part in chronic wounds.
  • Discuss how we determine what level of wound care is appropriate.

Additional Information

Audio and Video
Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.40 Contact hours

Janet Davis, MSN, RN, GNP, CWOCN
Senior Clinical Educator, United BioSource Corporation, Overland Park, KS

Available Credit

  • 1.40 Contact hours


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FlashPlayer and Adobe Acrobat Reader.

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