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COURSE #1 ON-DEMAND NOW: NPWT Treatment Options for Traumatic & Surgical Wounds

COURSE #1 ON-DEMAND NOW: NPWT Treatment Options for Traumatic & Surgical Wounds

NPWT Treatment Options for Traumatic & Surgical Wounds
1.0 nursing contact hour*

Description: Forrest General Hospital, a Level 2 trauma center, is faced with an array of complex trauma cases which are treated with a multitude of interventions including NPWT. Multiple surgeries are often needed and the use of NPWT may decrease complications and bridge care until the next phase of treatment. Candace Hinton, RNFA, FNP-BC will share specific cases: shotgun blast, BKA, left femoral-popliteal bypass & thrombectomy/fasciotomy where NPWT was used to assist with closure and reduce complications.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the challenges and plan of care when treating trauma patients
  • Describe the multitude of complications that may arise during the treatment of trauma patients
  • Discuss specific outcomes of case series that include the use of NPWT

This Course is designed for Clinicians who are responsible for the prevention of skin breakdown throughout the continuum of care, such as, ICU, Acute Care, Long Term Care, LTACHs, Home Health Care, as well as Physicians, Surgeons, DPMs, Nurses, PTs and Caregivers who treat Chronic & Acute Wounds.

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*This continuing education activity has been approved for 1.0 Contact Hours; provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #13692

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