Wound Management - CE Courses

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* All Continuing Education activities provided by the HealthStream CNE Provider Unit.

  • This course discusses surgical site infections; risk factors for their development that are related to the patient, the surgery and the hospital environment and best practice interventions in pre, intra ...

  • Skin tears are the most frequent injury among hospitalized patients over age 65. They are traumatic injuries that can become chronic wounds if left untreated or managed inappropriately. Accurate identification ...

  • This course introduces modern principles of wound dressing selection, complications that arise when the wrong dressing is chosen and the cost of those complications.  The different dressing categories ...

  • Diabetics are at increased risk for delayed healing. This course details the impact of high glucose levels on the healing process and compares normal and diabetic wound healing. The nurse’s role in wound ...

  • The management of wounds is much more complex when complicated by bioburden and infection which can result in a wound becoming chronic. Learn how infection develops, how chronic wounds function differently ...

  • As many as 10-15% of diabetics will develop a foot ulcer, leading to a greatly increased risk for repeated hospitalizations, amputations, morbidity and mortality.  Best practice guidelines and evidence-based ...

  • There are many different types of wounds and treatment approaches. An understanding of wound etiology, management and of wound care products is essential to effective treatment planning and optimized outcomes. ...

  • An understand the physiologic cascade of events essential to wound healing is critical in order to treat chronic wounds. This advanced level course will discuss the cellular and molecular basis of normal ...

  • Skin is often unappreciated as the first line of defense against injury and its integrity as a protective barrier is often threatened. This dramatically visual course will assist in developing strategies ...

  • This course will assist learners to build and sustain an empowered skin and wound team. Coordinated care delivery and multi-disciplinary team collaboration to prevent and treat skin injury and improve ...