On-Demand Program | UW Wound Academy | Wound Assessment

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DESCRIPTION

This module covers the components of wound assessment and provides interactive opportunities for practicing assessment skills.

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

After completing this module, you will be better able to:

  1. Identify general patient health issues which can affect healing.
  2. Describe a systematic approach to wound assessment.
  3. Describe how to measure a wound.
  4. Differentiate types of viable versus non-viable tissue.
  5. Identify common chronic wound locations.

Additional Information

Format: 
Self-Study
Topics: 
  • Patient assessment factors
  • Pain
  • Psychological concerns
  • Location
  • Dimensions and measurement
  • Tissue involvement and wound depth
  • Tunneling and undermining
  • Appearance of the wound base
  • Wound edges
  • Periwound skin
  • Infection in chronic wounds
  • Wound exudate
  • Wound etiology
  • Documentation
Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.50 Contact hours
Available: 
03/10/2021
Expires: 
03/10/2023
Cost:
$14.99

Available Credit

  • 1.50 Contact hours

Price

Cost:
$14.99
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