Online Education | Wound Care Update 2014 - Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections: Case Based Approaches

Course Description

Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections

This online module focuses on the management and treatment of patients with necrotizing soft tissue infections. Course content details are listed in the learning objectives below.

Mark Goetcheus, BSN, RN, CWCN, CDE, CFCN 
Clinical Nurse Educator for Wound, Ostomy and Limb Preservation Services, UW Medicine/Harborview Medical Center, Seattle

Nancy Unger, MN, MPH, APN-BC, RN-BC, CWON 
Wound and Ostomy Nurse Practitioner, UW Medicine/Harborview Medical Center; Clinical Affiliate Faculty, Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, UW School of Nursing, 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. Discuss 3 examples how a CWON contributed to the treatment plan for a patient with necrotizing soft tissue infections.
  2. Describe adjunct role of the wound team in management of patients with necrotizing soft tissue infections.
  3. Describe team approach to treating patient with necrotizing soft tissue infections.

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Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.10 Contact hours

Available Credit

  • 1.10 Contact hours


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