On-Demand Program | Med-Surg 365 | Wound Care
This module reinforces principles of wound assessment and management relevant to the medical-surgical nurse. This module provides a review of the components of a thorough skin assessment, empowering nurses to prevent and care for wounds, document the healing process, and improve patient outcomes.
Colleen Karvonen, MN, RN, CMSRN, CWON
Wound/Ostomy Clinical Nurse Specialist, UW Medicine/University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle
Objectives for Learning Outcomes
At the end of this module, participants will be better able to:
- Describe the components of wound assessment.
- List three principles of wound management.
- Describe the characteristics of pressure injuries and other lower extremity wounds.
- 2.50 Contact hours