This is a repeating eventapril 16, 2018 7:37 pm
Course Overview Recent changes in Medicare policies that limit reimbursements for Hospital-Acquired Conditions (HACs) in acute care hospitals and healthcare facilities have enhanced the need for proper education and training for
Recent changes in Medicare policies that limit reimbursements for Hospital-Acquired Conditions (HACs) in acute care hospitals and healthcare facilities have enhanced the need for proper education and training for healthcare providers. Stage III and Stage IV pressure ulcers have been added to the list of Preventable Hospital-Acquired Conditions no longer being reimbursed. Proper Wound Care management and application of evidence-based guidelines is essential to promote patient health and help protect facilities and healthcare professionals from costly claims and litigation. First Healthcare Wound Care Update class provides healthcare professionals with the knowledge to identify prevent and treat pressure ulcers using the most recent standards of care. Proper care of Ostomies is also included.
Come join us for an informative multimedia presentation and skills demonstration using FHEC’s proven methodology for “Stress-Free” education.
Healthcare professionals involved in providing wound care
1. Identify the three main layers of the skin and their components
2. Name the three types of wound healing
3. Describe the three phases of wound healing
4. Describe the etiology of pressure ulcers
5. List the six stages of pressure ulcers
6. Understand the role of the Braden Scale in the prevention of pressure
7. Differentiate between Arterial and Venous ulcers
8. Differentiate between neuropathic and neuroischemic ulcers
9. Name three interventions to improve diabetic wound healing
10. Differentiate between colonization and infection of a wound
11. List the stages of skin tears and their treatment
12. Identify three types of ostomies
13. Identify at least 2 characteristics of a healthy stoma
14. Identify at least 2 characteristics of an unhealthy stoma
15. List 3 techniques applicable to all wounds
16. Describe the use of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy
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