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Wound Management Module 4: Burns and Miscellaneous Wounds

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


Objectives
1. Recognize the major contributing factor in neuropathic ulcerations. 2. Define motor neuropathy. 3. Identify clinical guidelines for 4 physical therapy tests and measures for patients with neuropathic ulcerations. 4. Recognize the 5 Wagner Grades and their descriptions as part of the Wagner Classification for Neuropathic Foot Ulcer system. 5. Recognize 19 foot care guidelines for diabetics. 6. Define Total Contact Casts and usage in grades 1 and 2 neuropathic ulcers. 7. Recognize and differentiate between 8 characteristics of total contact casts, padded ankle-foot orthosis, and walking shoes. 8. Recognize application of antibiotic therapy in an outpatient setting. 9. Recognize and differentiate between 3 types of burn injuries. 10. Identify and differentiate between 5 depths of burn injuries. 11. Identify effects burn injuries can have on 5 nonintegumentary body systems. 12. Recognize 6 precautions for patients with burn wound injuries. 13. Recognize time frame for burn scars to mature. 14. Identify and differentiate between the 4 subscales of the Vancouver Scar Scale. 15. Identify where to predict and prevent contractures based on 8 burn wound locations. 16. Define fasciotomy. 17. Identify 15 benefits of skin substitutes. 18. Recognize the most common infectious agents in dog and cat bite wounds. 19. Identify and differentiate between 4 stages of classification of lymphedema. 20. Recognize 14 integumentary changes commonly seen in patients with lymphedema. 21. Identify 15 precautions for patients with lymphedema. 22. Recognize 4 grades of skin reactions due to radiation therapy. 23. Recognize 18 skin changes with aging. 24. Recognize and differentiate between primary lesions according to their clinical presentation and distinctive characteristics. 25. Identify and differentiate between 5 secondary lesions and their characteristics. 26. Recognize and differentiate between 5 types of dermatitis. 27. Recognize and differentiate between 5 types of physical urticaria and their clinical features. 28. Recognize 9 criteria of suspicious lesions.

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

Agenda
Chapter 13: Neuropathic Ulcers Chapter 14: Burns Chapter 15: Miscellaneous Wounds Chapter 16: Basic Dermatology

Description
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
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Dates:   01-31-2020 - 01-31-2020, 12:00AM 12:00AM
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