Introduction to Wounds
1.0 contact hour*
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.
Upon completion of this training module you will be able to:
Describe the structure and functions of the major layers of the skin and underlying structures
Distinguish between partial and full thickness wounds
Describe the four phases of wound healing
State the difference between acute and chronic wound healing
Describe the burden of wounds
This series provides everything needed to refresh a wound care support team or help coach floor nurses, home care nurses and telehealth partners.
To receive the contact hour this webcast must be viewed in its entirety, as well as the completion of the test.
*1.0 Contact hour - Registered Nurse
California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #13692
Case Manager (PACE)- Approval # 190004359
Florida Approval #20-700299