Printer Friendly Copy
Wound Management Module 2: Infection and Dressing
Discipline(s): Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy
Contact Hours: 10
Registration Fee: $159
1. Compare and contrast wound inflammation versus infection in 7 characteristics.
2. Recognize the aerobic swam culture technique.
3. Define gram-positive bacteria.
4. Recognize the two most prevalent strains of resistant bacteria.
5. Identify disadvantages of topical antimicrobial therapy.
6. Recognize and differentiate between 10 topical antibacterial agents commonly used in wound care.
7. Define standard precautions.
8. Identify and differentiate between examples of sterile, clean and contaminated supplies.
9. Define primary dressing.
10. Recognize 14 properties of moisture-retentive dressings.
11. Recognize benefits, limitations, common uses, examples and cost of gauze dressings.
12. Recognize benefits, limitations, common uses, examples and cost of impregnated gauze dressings.
13. Recognize benefits, limitations, common uses, examples and cost of semipermeable film dressings.
14. Recognize benefits, limitations, common uses, and examples and cost of hydrogel dressings.
15. Recognize benefits, limitations, common uses, examples and cost of semipermeable foam dressings.
16. Identify 6 promising growth factors to enhance wound healing.
17. Differentiate between 7 skin substitutes.
18. Recognize function of mongomery straps in abdominal wounds.
19. Recognize indications, contraindications, advantages and disadvantages of wound irrigation treatment.
20. Recognize indications, contraindications, advantages and disadvantages of whirlpool treatment.
21. Recognize indications, contraindications, advantages and disadvantages of pulsed lavage treatment.
22. Recognize 7 purposes/effects of electrical stimulation.
23. Recognize method of ultrasound treatment on superficial wounds.
24. Identify 5 contraindications of negative pressure wound therapy.
25. Recognize 6 contraindications of hyperbaric oxygen.
26. Define NNWT.
27. Define low-intensity laser therapy and its usage.
28. Recognize recommendations of ultraviolet therapy on chronic wounds.
Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Athletic Trainers and Massage Therapist.
Chapter 6: Management of Infection
Chapter 7: Dressing Selection and Bandaging
Chapter 8: Electrotherapeutic Modalities, Physical Agents and Mechanical Modalities
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
01-31-2020 - 01-31-2020, 12:00AM 12:00AM