Online Education | Wound Care Update 2013 - Wound Care for Unique Populations

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Wound Care for
Unique Populations

This presentation focuses on wound care for unique populations. 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:

  • Consider levamisole as co-etiology with chronic abscesses in cocaine users.
  • Discuss how levamisole causes immunosuppression.
  • Discuss how diabetes causes immunosuppression.
  • Describe some of the challenges of providing health care to homeless people.
  • Recognize the social problems of homeless people.
  • Discuss the importance of the entire medical team for providing care.
  • List three signs of high bioburden in a chronic wound.
  • List 3 methods of resolving lower extremity edema.
  • Discuss dressings that might help resolve high bioburden in a chronic wound.

Additional Information

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

William Danforth, MSN, ARNP
Infection Control and Wound Specialist, Jail Health Services, Public Health—Seattle & King County; Affiliate Faculty, UW School of Nursing, Seattle

Yvonne Marquis, MN, ARNP
Nurse Practitioner, Pioneer Square Clinic, Seattle

Julia Overstreet, DPM, FAPWCA 
Executive Director, Podiatric Physician, Surgeon, Wound Care and High-Risk Foot Specialist, Rainier Medical Education Programs, Bellevue; Associate Director, American Foot Care Nurses Association

Molly Price, MN, ARNP, CWOCN 
Nurse Practitioner and Certified Wound Ostomy and Continence Nurse, Rainier Clinical Consultants, Inc., Seattle

Available Credit

  • 1.20 Contact hours


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