Webinar

Wound Healing Basics: Pressure Ulcer (Injury) Management

12/13/2018 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Eastern Standard Time

Presenter: Myra Varnado, BS, RN, CWOCN Director of Clinical Services, Corstrata

 

Providing the best level of Wound Care for your patients is an expensive and daunting task.  Or is it?  To be an expert at Wound Care, you first must master the basics.  Pressure injuries can be a painful and debilitating experience for patients, and if one cannot prevent a Pressure ulcer, then the ability to manage this type of wound is critical.    This education session provides foundational information for establishing an effective pressure ulcer (injury) management program in the home health and hospice setting.  Part 4 of a 4-part Series.  One hour of Certified Education Credit is offered for nurses.

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When: 12/13/2018

Time: 2:00 PM EST

Duration: 01:30:00 minutes

Cost: $59.00 per person

Continuing Education This course is approved for 1 contact hour(s) of Continuing Education for: Nursing

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Description

*This education session is approved for one (1) contact hour of Continuing Education. 

Providing the best level of Wound Care for your patients is an expensive and daunting task. Or is it? To be an expert at Wound Care, you first must master the basics. Pressure injuries can be a painful and debilitating experience for patients, and if one cannot prevent a Pressure ulcer, then the ability to manage this type of wound is critical.  This education session provides foundational information for establishing an effective pressure ulcer (injury) management program in the home health and hospice setting. Part 4 of a 4-part Series. One hour of Certified Education Credit is offered for nurses. 

Education Overview 

Myra Varnado, BS, RN, CWOCN, CFCN, of Corstrata will be presenting this education. This program provides foundational information for establishing an effective pressure ulcer (injury) management program. This program provides recently updated pressure ulcer (injury) terminology, with discussion of new scientific findings regarding pressure ulcer (injury) staging. Examination of wound images is provided to identify different stages of tissue destruction. A variety of management strategies are provided that are critical, regardless of the patient’s setting.

The Learning Objectives for this session are:

  • Discuss key components of wound bed preparation in managing chronic wounds
  • Identify essential assessment components that aid in the differentiation of a variety of common wounds.
  • Introduce techniques and programs to achieve the proper goals for a wound.
  • Review of evidence-based practices that address older wound management strategies

The following tools will accompany this education session:

  • Patient Education Handouts
  • Pressure Ulcer Management Guide 
*Curaport, LLC is an approved provider of Continuing Education by the California Board of Registered Nursing.  Live attendance at this webinar is mandatory to earn the CE contact hour.  No refund shall be given, except for any change in date or time or the webinar.  In such case, a full refund shall be given to the registrant upon their request.

About the Educator – Myra Varnado, BS, RN, CWOCN, CFCN 

Myra is a Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurse Specialist with extensive clinical expertise in Pressure Ulcer and Diabetes Foot Ulcer Prevention and Management. She graduated from the Emory University WOC Nursing Education Program and has authored numerous publications on WOC topics. On behalf of the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society, she authored the Clinical Practice Guidelines that appear on the AHRQ website. For the past 16 years, she has served on the WOCN Wound Guidelines Task Force and is the primary author of the WOCN Clinical Practice Guideline: “Management of Wounds in Patients with Lower Extremity Neuropathic Disease”. 

Additionally, Ms. Varnado has published numerous wound related papers on topics including Diabetes Charcot foot management, frostbite, biofilm, telemedicine and tissue based products. During her tenure with the LSU Diabetes Foot Program and LSU Hospitals, she successfully implemented five remote telemedicine diabetes foot programs in southern Louisiana.

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