The New York State Education Department's State Board for Physical Therapy has recognized Relias Learning, LLC as an approved provider of physical therapy and physical therapy assistant continuing education. This activity is approved for 1.25 contact hours.
This activity is provided by The Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider #1902008TX and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas.
This course is not approved as meeting the ethics and professional requirements for Texas physical therapists or physical therapist assistants.
The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE. This activity is approved for 1.25 contact hours.
This course has been approved by the Nevada State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners. This activity is approved for 1.25 contact hours.
Section 1: Introduction A. Learning Objectives B. Optimal Environment for Wound Healing C. Dressing Considerations Section 2: Categories of Wound Dressings A. Gauze B. Transparent Film C. Hydrocolloid D. Hydrogel E. Alginates and Hydrofibers F. Non-Gelling Fibers G. Foam H. Collagen I. Silicone Gel Sheets J. Composites Section 3: Periwound Considerations A. Sealants B. Protectants C. Adhesives D. When to Change Treatment Course Section 4: Conclusion A. References
A national health professions educator, consultant and lecturer, Hollie brings over 20 years experience in wound care to her presentations. She is currently Program Director of the Wound Management Center that she opened in 2000 and has experience in all settings including acute, inpatient and outpatient, home health and skilled nursing. She also does consultation work in all settings. Ms. Smith has been a guest lecturer for various universities on wound care as well as providing continuing education programs for West Tennessee Healthcare. She has also presented numerous wound care seminars for Academy Medical Systems during the last 9 years. She is a Certified Wound Specialist and is an active member of the American Board of Wound Management, the American Physical Therapy Association and the Tennessee Physical Therapy Association. Hollie serves on the Board of Directors for the Association for Advancement of Wound Care and recently graduated with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Disclosure: Hollie Smith Mangrum, PT, DPT, CWS discloses the following potential conflict of interests/commercial interests: Relevant Non-Financial Relationship with AAWC as Speakers Bureau