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$450.00

SWA (Skin and Wound Care Associate Course)

On Demand

This course focuses on building and sustaining a culture of safety in skin and wound care for individual patients, caregivers, the health care system and others involved in wound care. Content includes the prevention and treatment of skin and wound care issues.  Evidence-based practice guides focused assessments and management approaches. Emphasis is placed on understanding physiology of the skin and how healing occurs followed by an extensive review of types of skin injuries, their prevention and treatment. Skin injuries studied in this course include: skin tears, moisture associated skin damage, mechanical skin injuries, surgical site wound infections, pressure injuries and wounds of the lower extremity.  Efficient utilization of resources that lead to optimal care for the patient and risk reduction with cost containment for the health care system represents the themes of this educational experience.   This course does not involve competency testing.

 

INTENDED AUDIENCE:  The non-specialist nurse caregiver (LPN/LVNs, RNs, Advanced Practice) and non-nursing professionals (e.g. PTs, OTs, PAs, Medics) practicing under the direction of the WOC nurse, or other wound specialists including an APRN, or Physician. This course may be taken by teams of health care providers as a team building experience.  Course materials will be delivered ONLINE with content taught by WEB WOC® faculty.

 

PRESENTERS:

Deb Netsch, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, CWOCN-AP, CFCN

JoAnn Ermer-Seltun, MS, RN, ARNP, FNP-BC, CWOCN, CFCN

Bonnie Sue Rolstad, MS, RN, CWOCN

Kathleen Borchert, MS, RN, APRN, CNS, CWOCN, CFCN

Sue Bruch, MSN, RN, ARNP, ACNP-BC, CWOCN, CFCN

Sheila Howes-Trammel, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, CWCN, CCCN, CFCN

Mary Mahoney, MSN, RN, CWON, CFCN

EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITY:

WND 282: Skin and Wound Care Associate Course

PURPOSE OF ACTIVITY:

The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to: increase their knowledge to participate as an effective team member in building and sustaining a culture of safety in skin and wound care for individual patients, caregivers and the health care system. 

CONFLICT OF INTEREST:

Mary Mahoney: Coloplast Advisory Board Member

OFF LABEL USE:

No product off label use will be presented during this course.

ANCC Accreditation Statement:

 

WEB WOC Continuing Education Program is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

REQUIREMENTS TO RECEIVE CONTACT HOURS

·       Completion of all required course activities

·       Score of 80% on all quizzes and final examination

·       Completion of course evaluation.

CONTACT HOURS

24.0

EXPIRATION DATE:

7-15-2022

 

 

 

 

 

 


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