Online Education | Wound Care Update 2013 - Wound Care for Unique Populations
This presentation focuses on wound care for unique populations. 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:
- 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.
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
- 1.20 Contact hours