Basic Principles of Wound Healing

Basic Principles of Wound Healing 

This module is a must for understanding how skin heals and how to assess wounds. You will learn about the anatomy and physiology skin, the basics of wound assessment and documentation, and the barriers to wound healing. You will learn about the role nutrition plays in wound healing as well as palliative considerations.

$19.95

Hours: 1.50
REL-RT-0-RN236A

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (10 Match)

California Board of Registered Nursing

1.5 HOURS


Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP# 13791

Nurses will receive 1.50 contact hours for participating in this course.

District of Columbia Board of Nursing

1.5 HOURS


DC-RN -- District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CE Provider #50-290).

Nurses will receive 1.50 contact hours for participating in this course.

Florida Board of Nursing

1.5 HOURS


Florida Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

Nurses will receive 1.50 contact hours for participating in this course.

American Nurses Credentialing Center

1.5 HOURS


Relias, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses will receive 1.50 contact hours for participating in this course.

Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition

1.5 HOURS


Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition accepts medical errors courses approved by any Board within the Division of Medical Quality Assurance of the Florida Department of Health. Relias Learning, LLC is an approved provider of continuing education in nursing by the Florida Department of Health, Board of Nursing, provider # 50-290. This course is approved for 1.50 contact hours.

Georgia Board of Nursing

1.5 HOURS


Georgia Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

Nurses will receive 1.50 contact hours for participating in this course.

South Carolina Board of Nursing

1.5 HOURS


This program was approved by the South Carolina Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education Program (CE provider #50-290) CE Broker Course # 20-[Custom_Code]

Commission on Dietetic Registration

1.5 HOURS


Relias LLC is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Continuing Professional Education Provider Accreditation does not constitute endorsement by CDR of a provider, program, or materials.
This activity is approved for 1.50 Continuing Professional Education units (CPEUs).
Activity Number: 134824
Learning Need Code(s): 3020; 5380
CPE Level: Level II

Dietitians/nutritionists may submit activity evaluations directly to CDR; [email protected] or mail to: Commission on Dietetic Registration, Attn: Accredited Provider Unit, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190, Chicago, IL 60606-6995.

Kansas Department of Aging and Disability Services (Dietary)

1.5 HOURS


Approved for 1.50 continuing education clock hours for Kansas licensed dietitians by the Kansas Department of Aging and Disability. Long Term Sponsorship number LTS-D1058. This activity is approved for 1.50 contact hours.

West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing

1.5 HOURS


Course Details

Course Code: REL-RT-0-RN236A
Hours: 1.5
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 7/31/2020
Learning Objectives:
Describe the anatomy and physiology of wound healing.
Identify barriers to normal wound healing.
Explain how to perform a basic wound assessment.

Outline:
Section 1: Introduction A. Learning Objectives Section 2: Skin Anatomy and Physiology A. Skin Anatomy B. Skin Physiology C. Structural Changes with Aging D. Functional Changes with Aging Section 3: Normal Wound Healing A. Normal wound healing: Overview B. Knowledge Check C. Current of Injury-Skin Battery D. Inflammatory Phase E. Proliferative Phase F. Proliferation/Granulation Phase G. Epithelialization/Maturation Phase Section 4: Acute vs Chronic Wounds A. Factors Impacting Healing B. Common Wound Diagnosis C. Knowledge Check Section 5: General Assessment and Documentation A. Tip B. Holistic History and Physical C. Physical Examination D. Pain Assessment E. Skin Assessment F. Lower Extremity Assessment: Noninvasive G. Lower Extremity Examination H. Nutrition I. Possible Causes of Malnutrition J. Nutritional Assessment K. Nutritional Plan of Care L. Evaluation and Documentation M. Documentation N. Wound Measurements Section 6: Wound Assessment A. Undermining B. Tunneling C. Sinus Tracts D. Wound Assessment E. Granulation Tissue F. Slough Tissue G. Eschar H. Re-Epithelial Tissue I. Drainage J. Knowledge Check K. Periwound Assessment L. Epibole M. Erythema N. Maceration O. Signs of Infection P. Bacterial Bioburden Q. Tests for Infection R. Culture Technique: Levine Technique S. Infection or Colonization T. Biofilms U. Knowledge Check V. Goals Section 6: Palliative Care A. Pain Management Issues B. Plan of Care Section 7: Conclusion A. Resources B. References

Instructor: Hollie Smith-Mangrum, PT, DPT, CWS, FACCWS
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, FACCWS has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: Dietitians; Nurses; in the following settings: Acute Care Facility, Rehabilitation Settings.
F Tags:
F684, F686
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
Accommodations
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