Online Education | Wound Care Update 2014 - Diagnosis and Treatment of Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections
This online module focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of necrotizing soft tissue infections. Course content details are listed in the learning objectives below.
Hugh Foy, MD
Professor of Surgery and Head of Wind River College, UW School of Medicine; Attending Surgeon, UW Medicine/Harborview Medical Center, Seattle
Nurses, nurse practitioners 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:
- Recognize the pathophysiology of necrotizing soft tissue infections.
- Identify patients at risk.
- Discuss treatment principles of necrotizing soft tissue infections.
- 1.60 Contact hours
- 1.60 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level