Clinical Webcasts

Clinical Webcasts

Clinician Review: Complex Wound Healing with NPWT 1.0 contact hour* Description: Keri Mullins, RN, BSN, Chief Clinical Officer of North Alabama Specialty Hospital, understands the importance of her facility's role within the continuum of care, which includes their wound care capabilities when considering ICU patients with highly complex wounds for admission. Keri adopts a zero compromise approach when it comes to the...
A Deep Dive Into the Mechanisms of Action of NPWT  1.0 contact hour* Description: This advanced practice training course covers in detail the mechanisms of action of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy and their relationship to each other to promote wound healing. Learning Objectives: To understand in detail the mechanisms of action of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT), including how NPWT: Creates a moist wound...
NPWT - The Physics Behind the Therapy 1.5 contact hour* Description: This advanced practice training course covers the physics of negative pressure with emphasis on its use in medical applications  including ways in which NPWT systems have been modified to perfect fluid and pressure dynamics. Learning Objectives: To explain the physics of negative pressure To describe how negative pressure is created and the...
Biofilms & Chronic Wounds 1.0 contact hour* Desription: This advanced practice training course helps participants understand how biofilm forms and interacts with chronic wounds. Special attention is placed on the treatment and debridement of wounds that contain biofilm. Learning Objectives: Define and describe biofilm formation and structure Describe how biofilms interact with chronic wounds Describe the...
Wound Bed Preparation: Clinical Perspective 1.0 contact hour* Description: This advanced practice training course reviews the observations and interventions that lead to effective wound bed preparation. Participants will gain a better understanding of the importance of wound bed preparation, ongoing patient assessment, and how to overcome barriers to healing. Learning Objectives: Define wound bed preparation...
    The Science of Ancient Remedies and Why We Use Them Today *1.0 Contact Hour Description: This training module describes wound healing remedies that were used in ancient times. Remedies like honey, silver, seaweed, placental tissue, maggot therapy, and suction were used for wound management in ancient times and are still used today. Learning Objectives: Review wound remedies used since ancient times Honey...
Introduction to Wounds  1.0 contact hour * Description: This training will provide you with a basic understanding of the structure and function of skin and the phases of wound healing. Participants will also learn the difference between acute and chronic wounds and the humanistic and financial burdens of wounds. Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this training module you will be able to: Describe the...
Wound Etiology & Management  1.0 contact hour* Description: This training course reviews the etiology of and how to manage the key causes of pressure injuries, diabetic ulcers and venous ulcers. Participants will also explore the basic principles of wound management.  Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this training module you will be able to: Describe the etiology of pressure injuries...
Wound Assessment & T.I.M.E. Concept 1.0 contact hour* Description: This training course explains essential wound assessment and the T.I.M.E. acronym as it relates to wound healing. Other principles of wound management are discussed, including dressing selection, signs of infection, and wound terminology.  Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this training module you will be able to: Describe five...
NPWT - A Review  1.0 contact hour* Description: This training course will describe the indications and contraindications of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy along with the components of NPWT devices. Participants will gain a better understanding of the science behind NPWT to better support the rationale for use in clinical practice. Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this training module you will be able to:...
Antimicrobials & Understanding Infection  1.0 contact hour* Description: This training will discuss the role of bacteria in wound care and the management of infection in wounds. Time will also be spent on the prevention of infection.  Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this training module you will be able to: Explain the impact of bacteria on wounds including biofilm formation Define...
Diabetic Foot Ulcers  1.0 contact hour* Description: This training will discuss the prevalence of diabetes in the USA along with its complications. The consequences, treatment approaches, and assessment of Diabetic Foot Ulcers (DFU) will also be addressed.  Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this training module you will be able to: Understand the prevalence of diabetes and associated foot ulcers in...