Online Education | Wound Care Update 2014 - Autoimmune Disease and Wound Healing

Course Description

Autoimmune Disease
and Wound Healing

This online module focuses wound care in patients with autoimmune disease. Course content details are listed in the learning objectives below.

Susan L. Williams-Judge, MN, CNS, ARNP 
Nurse Practitioner, Seattle Arthritis Clinic, Seattle


Target Audience

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:

  1. Define 3 factors involved in initiating autoimmune diseases.
  2. Identify the underlying cellular miscommunication that play a role in delayed wound healing in persons with autoimmune disease.
  3. State one potential direction for further study with biologic agents in treating wounds in persons with autoimmune disease.

Additional Information

Audio and Video
Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 0.90 Contact hours

Available Credit

  • 0.90 Contact hours


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