Week 3: Pressure Redistribution and Offloading (WMFC)

Picture of foam pad up close.

 

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Objectives for Learning Outcomes

After completing this session, you will be able to:

  1. Describe the main types of surfaces and beds. 
  2. Discuss how each type mechanically works. 
  3. Contract various surfaces and use for a variety of patient needs. 

 

Course summary
Available: 
07/01/2014
Expires: 
06/04/2016

Betty Hanrahan, MSN, CNS, ARNP-BC, CWCN-AP, CWS, FACCWS, CFCN
Certified Wound Care Nurse; Co-Director, Wound Management Education Program (WMEP) and Wound Management Fundamentals Course (WMFC), Continuing Nursing Education, University of Washington School of Nursing, Seattle; Fellow, College of Certified Wound Specialists

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