Online Education | Wound Care Update 2013 - Open Wound with Entero-Atmospheric Fistula

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Open Wound with
Entero-Atmospheric Fistula

This online module focuses on open wounds with entero-atmospheric fistula. 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 at least one method to contain ostomy output in the presence of a wound.
  • Discuss indications and applications of skin grafts to close open wounds.
  • Describe how teamwork and a comprehensive follow up plan contributed to success.

Additional Information

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

Saman Arbabi, MD, MPH, FACS 
Professor of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Burns and Critical Care, UW Medicine/Harborview Medical Center, Seattle

Available Credit

  • 1.30 Contact hours


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Required Hardware/software

FlashPlayer and Adobe Acrobat Reader.

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