Course Code: REL-SRC-0-AWCIA-V2
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 10/31/2021
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.
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Section 2: Skin Layers and Key Functions
Section 3: Stages and Types of Wounds and Skin Ulcers
Staging of Pressure Injuries
Unstageable Pressure Injury
Deep Tissue Pressure Injury
Types of Wounds
The Differences Between Arterial and Venous Ulcers
Section 4: Wound Assessment
Key Factors of Wound Assessment
Section 5: Conclusion
Jennifer W. Burks, R.N., M.S.N.
Jennifer W. Burks, R.N., M.S.N. 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. She has over 25 years of clinical and teaching experience, and her areas of expertise are critical care and home health. 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.
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