Wound Care Part 3: Types of Wounds

OVERVIEW:

Cuts, abrasions, and lacerations heal quickly and, most often, without medical attention. Yet, sometimes wounds are more complex or serious. In these cases, it is important to seek medical and nursing care to ensure proper healing. This course is designed to provide healthcare professionals with detailed information on the different types of wounds, as well as risk factors, assessment tools, and prevention strategies for each type. This is the third course in the four-part Wound Care series, and it is designed to instruct nurses and other healthcare professionals with detailed information on how to properly assess and document wounds.


OBJECTIVES:

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:
  • Differentiate between the two main types of wounds: acute and chronic.
  • Identify, assess, and prevent pressure ulcers
  • Describe the different stages of pressure ulcers
  • List different factors that contribute to pressure ulcers
  • Explain the risk factors and causes of venous wounds
  • Describe what can be done to prevent venous wounds
  • List the physical findings and prevention strategies for arterial wounds
  • Describe the causes, risk factors, signs, symptoms and prevention strategies for wounds associated with diabetes
Program available in closed captioning.
Price: $315.00 USD

Product ID: MED047
Media: DVD
Year: 2017
Duration: 23:00 minutes
Language: English
Tags: Wound Management
 
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