Online Education | Wound Care Update 2013 - 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.
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.
Janet Davis, MSN, RN, GNP, CWOCN
Senior Clinical Educator, United BioSource Corporation, Overland Park, KS
- 1.40 Contact hours