On-Demand Program | UW Wound Academy | Dressing Selection

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DESCRIPTION

This module explores the history, background, science and decision-making issues involved in dressing selection.​

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Describe the history of wound dressings.​

  2. Describe the different dressing categories.​

  3. Describe a systematic approach to dressing selection.​

Additional Information

Format: 
Self-Study
Topics: 
  • Introduction to the challenge of selecting appropriate dressings
  • Dressing selection
  • Wound dressing--a historical perspective
  • Important issues to address prior to dressing selection
  • Wound bed preparation and the optimal wound environment
  • Dead and devitalized tissue 
  • Infection and critical colonization 
  • Moist but not wet 
  • Cellular dysfunction and biochemical imbalance
  • How wound bed preparation aids dressing choice
  • A systematic approach to dressing selection
  • Mixing dressings
  • Overview of products
  • The Wound Dressing Selection Model
  • Summary
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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