Developing an Effective Plan of Care for Wounds

Developing an Effective Plan of Care for Wounds 

In order to promote positive outcomes, individuals with wounds must have an appropriate plan of care that addresses all aspects involved in wound healing. This process begins with data collection to identify factors that may affect skin integrity and wound healing and observation of wound characteristics to help inform needed interventions on the plan of care. 

Important Note: If you are an LPN taking this course, it is important to remember that you are NOT allowed to assess, but rather can collect data. In this course, the use of any form of the term assess also refers to the collection of data. 

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) acknowledges that different terminology to describe pressure-related skin conditions may be documented. Throughout this course, the NPUAP adopted term pressure injury is used instead of pressure ulcer. Organizations should follow their own documentation guidelines for approved terms.



$25.00

Hours: 1.25
REL-PAC-0-DEPCW

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (7 Match)

California Board of Registered Nursing

1.25 HOURS


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

Nurses will receive 1.25 contact hours for participating in this course.

District of Columbia Board of Nursing

1.2 HOURS


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

Nurses will receive 1.20 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.

American Nurses Credentialing Center

1.25 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 1.25 contact hours for participating in this course.

Georgia Board of Nursing

1.25 HOURS


Georgia Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

Nurses will receive 1.25 contact hours for participating in this course.

South Carolina Board of Nursing

1.25 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]

West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing

1.25 HOURS


Course Details

Course Code: REL-PAC-0-DEPCW
Hours: 1.25
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 9/30/2021
Learning Objectives:
Describe the comprehensive assessment of individuals with wounds.
Identify basic treatment principles of wounds.
Identify appropriate goals for wound healing.
Illustrate best practices for developing a wound plan of care.

Outline:
Section 1: Introduction

About This Course

Learning Objectives

Section 2: Wounds

Types of Wounds

Penetrating Wounds

Non-Penetrating Wounds

Other

Common Wounds

Review

Summary

Section 3: Assessment

Comprehensive Assessment

Wound Assessments

Factors that Impair Wound Healing

Review

Summary

Section 4: Basic Treatment Principles

Principles of Wound Healing

Principles of Wound Treatment

Reducing Bioburden

Reducing Edema

Removing Non-Viable Tissue

Maintaining A Moist Wound Environment

Common Dressings

Review

Summary

Section 5: Wound Healing Goals and Plans of Care

Overall goals

SMART Goals

Developing an Effective Plan of Care

Putting It All Together

Review

Summary

Section 6: Conclusion

Summary

Course Contributors

Resources

References

Expert Reviewer: Elise Teichman ADN, BSN, MSN, NP

Ms. Elise Teichman has been a nurse for over 30 years, education includes ADN, BSN, MSN, NP and a nursing background includes multiple specialties, wound care, OB, GI, HIV, Med/Surg,, ICU, Nurse Practitioner and Nurse Executive. Ms. Teichman is on faculty of Oakton College and DePaul University, where she teaches nursing. Ms. Teichman is certified by the American Red Cross in Pre-Natal classes, certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) in Nursing Professional Development, Certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) in Adult/Geriatric nursing. Currently she is the Nurse Educator for the Veteran Administration, and provides NP services to the Geriatric population.

Disclosure: Elise Teichman ADN, BSN, MSN, NP has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Expert Reviewer: Ron Orth RN, CHC, CMAC, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM Trainer
Ronald Orth, RN, CMAC, CHC  obtained a nursing degree from Milwaukee Area Technical College in 1985 and a B. A. in Health Care Administration from Concordia University in 1996. Mr. Orth possesses over 30 years of nursing experience with over 20 of those in the Skilled Nursing industry. Mr. Orth has extensive experience in teaching Medicare regulations to healthcare providers both in the US and internationally. Mr. Orth is currently the Post-acute Care Curriculum Designer and is certified in Healthcare Compliance through the Compliance Certification Board (CCB). Ron has also successfully completed the Infection Control Officer training through the AHCA and is an AHIMA approved ICD-10-CM trainer. Disclosure: Ron Orth RN, CHC, CMAC, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM Trainer has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Staff Writer: Adam Roesner, BSN
Adam Roesner, BSN has been working with various quality measures optimization since 2013. His experience in program management in both clinical and performance measures allows a unique perspective on the challenge faced by healthcare systems today. Adam has presented trainings on HCAHPS programs for sales forces and executive leadership alike, and has managed various skin health and HCAHPS educational programs and bundles for acute, post-acute, and IDN facilities. Disclosure: Adam Roesner, BSN 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.
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Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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