The UW Wound Academy is a series of interactive modules that promotes excellence in the care, management and treatment of wounds. The series progresses through basic concepts of wound assessment and wound healing and continues to more advanced topics including prevention and treatment of lower extremity venous ulcers, pressure injury, diabetic foot ulcers, dressing selection, infection management and the role of collagen in wound healing.
Teaching methods include readings, interactive diagrams, simulations and self-assessment questions.
This series regularly undergoes review and updating by the editors. We welcome your feedback and suggestions for making it a valuable resource for you and your colleagues.
Publish Date: September 1, 2016. This course will be available for three years from this date.
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Healthcare professionals and other individuals involved in the care, management and treatment of patients with wounds.
After completing this series, you will be better able to:
To earn contact hours, complete the learning activities, post-test and evaluation for each module. You can take each post-test as many times as needed to achieve the required score of 80%. You can print a certificate at any time for the modules you have successfully completed. Up to 14.5 contact hours can be earned by completing all ten modules.
We gratefully acknowledge Smith & Nephew, Inc for making the Wound Academy possible through an unrestricted educational grant to Continuing Nursing Education at the University of Washington School of Nursing.
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