Self-Study | Successful Wound Care - Food is Medicine, Too: It is Part of the Treatment Plan
In this course, you will explore the correlation between nutrition status, body weight and wound healing. Learn about nutrients shown to benefit in prevention and treatment of wounds.
The course was recorded in November 2011 at a conference provided by Continuing Nursing Education at the University of Washington School of Nursing. Teaching methods include a video presentation and handouts.
Publish Date: August 1, 2012. This course will be available for three years from this date.
Nurse, nurse practitioners, physical therapists and other interested health care 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 should be better able to:
- Discuss the correlation between nutrition status, body weight and wound healing.
- Describe the nutrients shown to benefit the prevention and treatment of wounds.
- Discuss implications of wound healing and glycemic control.
Alison Evert, MS, RD, CDE
Diabetes Nutrition Educator, Diabetes Care Center, Roosevelt Clinic, UW Medicine/University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA
- 1.20 Contact hours