Resources, evidence and education for the post-acute care setting including skilled nursing facilities, long term care hospitals, caregivers and patients.
Resources for Skilled Nursing Facilities, Hospice, LTACH Clinicians on preventing and managing pressure ulcers, wound management, and skin tears.
Downloadable guides, information and resources for your patients and caregivers on how to manage wounds at home.
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Skin tears are one of the most frequent injury among hospitalized patients over age 65. These traumatic injuries can become chronic wounds if left untreated or managed inappropriately. This course will discuss accurate classification and best practice strategies for the prevention and management of skin tears.
How do you prevent, assess and manage skin tears? Global experts Dr. Karen Campbell & Prof. Dimitri Beeckman lead a comprehensive discussion to help you further develop your expertise in treating and protecting your patients from skin tears.
Author : Christy Recke, BSN RN CWCN LLE EWS: Regional Wound Care Nurse Consultant; Tanqa Davis, LPN: Wound Care Coordinator, Takita Clemmons, LPN : Wound Care Nurse
Undisturbed Wound HealingReduce PainExudate ManagementSkin TearsReduce BioburdenVenous Leg UlcersPediatricsBurnsReduce Treatment Costs
Surgical Site Infection PreventionOrthopedic SSI PreventionCardiac SSI preventionUse of Silver Dressings to Prevent SSIC-Section SSI Prevention Prevention of Device-Related InfectionMDROsAntibiotic StewardshipPatient Satisfaction