Advanced Wound Dressings: Managing Bioburden

Advanced Wound Dressings: Managing Bioburden 

Treatments and dressings in wound care change frequently. There is always new evidence to consider when determining the best treatment dressing options. This webinar will review in depth the most current wound treatment and dressing options, identify their indications for use, and review the evidence for the best outcomes.


Hours: 1.25


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Course Details

Course Code: REL-RT-0-RN201D
Hours: 1.25
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 1/31/2021
Learning Objectives:
Identify which wound dressings are appropriate for each type of wound.
Discuss the bacterial colonization of wounds.
List the active ingredients in silver dressings.
Describe the indications for various types of wound care solutions and dressings.

Section 1: Introduction A. Learning Objectives Section 2: Bacterial spectrum A. Contamination B. Colonization C. Critical Colonization D. Infection Section 3: Biofilms A. Pathology B. Treatment Section 4: Managing Wound Infection A. Terms B. Cleansing C. Dressings Section 5: Conclusion A. References

Instructor: Hollie Smith Mangrum, PT, DPT, CWS
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
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: Level II level Dietitians; Nurses; in the following settings: Post-Acute Care, Rehabilitation Settings.
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Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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