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Wound Management Module 1: Introduction

Format(s):   Home-study
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy
Contact Hours:   10
Registration Fee:   $159

1. Identify and differentiate between 7 functions of the epidermis. 2. Identify and differentiate between dermal cell types including fibroblasts, macrophages, and mast cells. 3. Recognize the depth of tissue involvement in open wounds. 4. Identify the three phases of wound healing. 5. Recognize and differentiate between 4 key cells of the inflammatory phase. 6. Recognize key cells of the proliferative phase. 7. Identify causes of dehiscence. 8. Recognize wound shape, size and depth characteristics and their affect on the rate of wound healing. 9. Recognize wound and environmental temperature characteristics that affect wound healing. 10. Recognize the relationship of the presence of microbes and wound infection. 11. Identify and differentiate between 5 systemic factors that affect wound healing. 12. Identify and differentiate between 13 laboratory tests and their normal reference values. 13. Identify the direct measurement technique for wound size. 14. Define slough. 15. Recognize and differentiate between 4 classes of pitting edema. 16. Recognize characteristics of diminished or absent pulses and their effect on wound healing outcomes. 17. Identify correct technique for assessing sensory integrity using monofilaments. 18. Recognize 7 purposes for debridement. 19. Identify and differentiate between the red-yellow-black system to describe the wound bed. 20. Identify 12 general debridement indications and contraindications. 21. Recognize that selective sharp debridement does not require prior tissue preparation. 22. Identify contraindications for autolytic debridement. 23. Identify 7 commonly used enzymatic debriding agents and their estimated cost. 24. Recognize indications for wet-to-dry dressings. 25. Recognize the use of maggots for biologic debridement. 26. Define negative nitrogen balance. 27. Identify and differentiate between Vitamins A, C, E, K and B complex vitamins. 28. Recognize clinical manifestations of 8 possible nutrient deficiencies. 29. Recognize normal laboratory values of 7 tests to identify malnutrition. Recognize correlation between elevated BUN levels and wound healing.

Target Audience
Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Athletic Trainers and Massage Therapist.

Chapter 1: Integument Anatomy Chapter 2: Wound Healing Chapter 3: Factors Affecting Wound Healing Chapter 4: Examination of patients with Open Wounds Chapter 5: Debridement Chapter 9: Holistic Management of Patients with Wounds

By Betsy Myers, MHS, MPT, OCS, CLT, CWS. This course utilizes text from the hardback textbook by Betsy A. Myers “Wound Management: Principles and Practice” ©2008. This second edition book is designed to create a link between the written text and actual patients in the clinic. Each chapter begins with a list of key terms and chapter objectives to prepare the reader for the material that follows. Chapters include numerous tables, figures, and photographs that highlight important information while checkpoint questions within each chapter pose clinically relevant questions to promote reader comprehension.

Dates and Locations
Purchase Address:   Home-study
Dates:   01-31-2020 - 01-31-2020, 12:00AM 12:00AM