Self-Study | Successful Wound Care - Food is Medicine, Too: It is Part of the Treatment Plan

Course thumbnail of Successful Wound Care at University of Washington Continuing Nursing Education.
Food is
Medicine, Too

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.

Target Audience

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.

Additional Information

Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.20 Contact hours

Alison Evert, MS, RD, CDE
Diabetes Nutrition Educator, Diabetes Care Center, Roosevelt Clinic, UW Medicine/University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA

Available Credit

  • 1.20 Contact hours


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Required Hardware/software

FlashPlayer and Adobe Acrobat Reader.

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