Certification Review Includes

  • Diabetic Wounds and Management

    1. The purpose of this program is to educate the learner about diabetic wounds and management. After studying the information presented here,you will be able to-
      Understand causes of diabetic foot ulcers
      Gain skill in assessment of neuropathic wounds
      Become familiar with some of the treatment modalities for neuropathic wounds
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Documentation and Psychosocial Aspects of Wounds

    1. The purpose of this program is to educate the learner about documentation and psychosocial aspects of wounds. After studying the information presented here,you will be able to-
      Describe the proper way to document wounds
      Illustrate ways in which people experience pain
      Describe psychosocial problems that arise from chronic wounds
      Discuss the different ways in which research studies contribute to the development of wound care guidelines
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Physiology of Wounds

    1. The purpose of this program is to educate the learner about physiology of wounds. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to -
      Define the difference between acute and chronic wounds
      Describe the phases of wound healing
      Define the cellular components involved in wound healing
      Illustrate the process of scarring; and describe factors that impair wound healing
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Pressure Ulcers and Burns

    1. The purpose of this program is to educate the learner about pressure ulcers and burns. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to -
      Identify the risk factors for pressure ulcers
      Discuss common reasons for pressure ulcer
      Discuss strategies to prevent these wounds
      Describe a team approach to pressure ulcer prevention and care
      Describe the different types of burn injuries and their causes
      Illustrate effective measures to treat and prevent burn injuries
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Vascular Ulcers

    1. The purpose of this program is to inform nurses about vascular ulcers. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
      Develop a working knowledge of parameters for evaluation of vascular wounds
      List the characteristics of venous versus arterial insufficiency
      Become familiar with strategies for management and prevention of vascular wounds
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Wound Debridement

    1. The purpose of this program is to inform nurses about the proper techniques of wound debridement.After studying the information presented here, you will be able to --
      Define debridement
      Illustrate the different methods of debridement
      Distinguish between selective and non-selective debridement methods
      Describe useful laboratory values in predicting wound healing ability
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Wound Infections

    1. The purpose of this program is to inform nurses on the proper treatment of wound infections. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to --
      Define bioburden
      Illustrate the process of a wound becoming infected
      Define biofilm
      Illustrate some ways to culture wounds
      List some ways to topically treat wounds
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Wound Management with Topical Treatments

    1. The purpose of this program is to educate nurses about the incidence, etiology, signs and symptoms, complications, treatment of wound management. After careful study of the information presented here, you will be able to -
      Illustrate the proper way to irrigate a wound
      To define different varieties of topical wound healing agents
      Be able to assess and determine dressing choice based on subjective and objective findings
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Wound Tube and Fistula Management

    1. The purpose of this program is to educate nurses about the incidence, etiology, signs and symptoms, complications, treatment, and nursing care associated with wound, tube and fistula management. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to -
      Explain indications for placement of gastrointestinal tubes
      List complications of enteral feedings
      Illustrate strategies to prevent leakage of tubes
      Discuss management strategies for tube drainage
      Define enterocutaneous fistula
      Discuss management techniques of fistulas
      List nursing goals for a patient with a gastrointestinal tube or fistula
    2. Contact Hours: 1

Accreditation Information

NURSES

In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

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