About Wound Care: Identification and Assessment

About Wound Care: Identification and Assessment 

Nurses who work with older adults are likely to encounter wounds. This course presents the basics of wound assessment, as well as the differences between the various stages and types of wounds.
 

$20.00

Hours: 1.00
REL-SRC-0-AWCIA-V2

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (8 Match)

West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing

1.0 HOURS


American Nurses Credentialing Center

1.0 HOURS


In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.



California Board of Registered Nursing

1.0 HOURS


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

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

District of Columbia Board of Nursing

1.0 HOURS


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

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

Florida Board of Nursing

1.0 HOURS


Florida Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

Georgia Board of Nursing

1.0 HOURS


Georgia Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

South Carolina Board of Nursing

1.0 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]

New Mexico Board of Nursing

1.0 HOURS


New Mexico Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider # 50-290)

This course awards 1.00 contact hours upon successful completion.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-SRC-0-AWCIA-V2
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 10/31/2021
Learning Objectives:
Discuss the 3 primary layers and key functions of the skin.
Distinguish between the different stages of pressure injuries.
Differentiate between arterial, venous stasis, pressure, and neuropathic ulcers.
Describe the criteria to include in wound assessment, including proper measurement.

Outline:
Section 1: Introduction

About This Course

Learning Objectives

Section 2: Skin Layers and Key Functions

Primary Layers

The Epidermis

The Dermis

The Hypodermis

Key Functions

Review

Summary

Section 3: Stages and Types of Wounds and Skin Ulcers

Staging of Pressure Injuries

Stage 1

Stage 2

Stage 3

Stage 4

Unstageable Pressure Injury

Deep Tissue Pressure Injury

Review

Types of Wounds

The Differences Between Arterial and Venous Ulcers

Arterial

Venous

CEAP

Pressure Injury

Neuropathic

Review

Summary

Section 4: Wound Assessment

Key Factors of Wound Assessment

The Assessment

Measure

Exudate

Appearance

Suffering

Undermining

Reevaluate

Edge

Infection

Review

Summary

Section 5: Conclusion

Summary

Course Contributor

Resources

References

Congratulations

Staff Writer: Jennifer W. Burks, R.N., M.S.N.

Jennifer W. Burks, R.N., M.S.N. has over 25 years of clinical and teaching experience, and her areas of expertise are critical care and home health. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The University of Virginia in 1993 and her Master of Science in Nursing from The University of North Carolina, Greensboro in 1996. Her professional practice in education is guided by a philosophy borrowed from Florence Nightingale’s Notes on Nursing, “I do not pretend to teach her how, I ask her to teach herself, and for this purpose, I venture to give her some hints.” 

Disclosure: Jennifer W. Burks, R.N., M.S.N. 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: Nurses; in the following settings: Post-Acute Care.
Relias will be transparent in disclosing if any commercial support, sponsorship or co-providership is present prior to the learner completing the course.
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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