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Wound Care Part 4: Treatment Modalities (w/Video)

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Intended Audience This activity was developed for nurses and other healthcare professionals who need information about different courses of wound treatments that are appropriate for different types of wounds. Learning Objectives After completing this course, the learner should be able to: - Choose appropriate treatment modalities based on wound type and goal(s) for treatment. - Describe and perform appropriate wound bed preparation. - Explain the different types of sharp debridement. - Describe the advantages and disadvantages of different types of wound dressings. - Explain how to properly perform a dressing change. - Define various treatment modalities, including negative pressure wound therapy, electrical stimulation, hyperbaric, and ultrasound therapy. To complete this activity and obtain CE credit, you must do the following: - View the program "Wound Care Part 4: Treatment Modalities." - Read this Course Introduction/Disclosures section in its entirety. - Read the course material. - Complete the Post Test with a score of 80% or more. - Submit the online activity evaluation form. Credit Designation Medcom, Inc. designates this educational activity for 0.5 contact hour of continuing nursing education credit. Medcom/Trainex is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation* Medcom/Trainex is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing (provider number CEP 9888), and the Florida Board of Nursing (provider number 50-1285). *Accreditation refers to recognition of educational activities only and does not imply Commission on Accreditation approval or endorsement of any product Complete Disclosure Information For complete disclosure information, click here . CLOSE INTENDED AUDIENCE This activity was developed for nurses and other healthcare professionals who need information about different courses of wound treatments that are appropriate for different types of wounds. COMMERCIAL SUPPORT ACKNOWLEDGEMENT No commercial support was provided for the development of this activity. STATEMENT OF NEED 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 treatment modalities available for different types of chronic wounds. METHOD OF PARTICIPATION To complete this activity and obtain CE credit, you must do the following: - View the program "Wound Care Part 4: Treatment Modalities." - Read this Course Introduction/Disclosures section in its entirety. - Read the course material. - Complete the Post Test with a score of 80% or more. - Submit the online activity evaluation form. ACCREDITATION Medcom/Trainex is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.* Medcom/Trainex is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing (provider number CEP 9888), and the Florida Board of Nursing (provider number 50-1285). *Accreditation refers to recognition of educational activities only and does not imply Commission on Accreditation approval or endorsement of any product. CREDIT DESIGNATION Medcom, Inc. designates this educational activity for 0.5 contact hour of continuing nursing education credit. OVERVIEW The purpose of this program is to provide nurses with an understanding about different courses of wound treatments that are appropriate for different types of wounds. The material is organized around the following categories: - Introduction - Wound Bed Preparation - Selective Approach to Wound Bed Preparation - Non-selective Approach to Wound Preparation - Sharp Debridement - Topical Management of Wounds - Performing a Dressing Change - Moisture Enhancing Dressings - Other Types of Dressings - Negative Pressure Wound Therapy - Electrical Stimulation - Hyperbaric Treatment - Ultrasound - Conclusion LEARNING OBJECTIVES After completing this course, the learner should be able to: - Choose appropriate treatment modalities based on wound type and goal(s) for treatment. - Describe and perform appropriate wound bed preparation. - Explain the different types of sharp debridement. - Describe the advantages and disadvantages of different types of wound dressings. - Explain how to properly perform a dressing change. - Define various treatment modalities, including negative pressure wound therapy, electrical stimulation, hyperbaric, and ultrasound therapy. AUTHOR / REVIEWERS This educational activity was wholly developed, written, and produced by Medcom, Inc., G. Rand Rodriguez, editor. Sharon Konrad, RN, MSN, CCRN, ACNS-BC, served as subject matter expert in review of the content, and performed a content validation review. Marguerite Voorhees, RN, MN, CNS, CPHQ, CPHRM, served as nurse planner. PLANNER / AUTHOR DISCLOSURE In accordance with ANCC Standards, parallel documents from other accrediting bodies, and Medcom, Inc. policy, the learner is hereby informed that the planners and staff of Medcom, Inc., and the content validation reviewer(s) involved with this activity have reported no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. Furthermore, there is no discussion in this activity about the use of products for non FDA-approved indications. UNAPPROVED USE DISCLOSURE Medcom, Inc. requires authors and content validation reviewers to disclose to the learner when products or procedures being discussed are off-label, unlabeled, experimental, and/or investigational (not FDA approved); and any limitations on the information that is presented, such as data that are preliminary or that represent ongoing research, interim analyses, and/or unsupported opinion. Authors of this activity may present information about pharmaceutical agents that is outside of U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved labeling. This information is intended solely for continuing medical education and is not intended to promote off-label use of these medications. If you have questions, contact the medical affairs department of the manufacturer for the most recent prescribing information. DISCLAIMER As in all educational activities, we encourage the practitioners to use their own judgment in treating and addressing the needs of each individual patient, taking into account the patient's unique clinical situation. Medcom disclaims any liability and/or loss resulting from the information contained in this activity. The learner specifically agrees to indemnify and hold Medcom, the creators, producers, and distributors of this activity harmless against any and all claims or liabilities arising out of the use of any information provided in this activity by the learner, or by anyone directly or indirectly obtaining such information through the learner.

Course Code: VIDM278D-T
Course Link: http://lms.esionline.us/course/view.php?id=396