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Heidi Huddleston Cross, Kim Saunders & M. Dolores Farrer – The Ultimate Hands-On Wound Care Online Course
Are you struggling to find a solution for a difficult wound?
Not sure what to do next for the patient that isn’t compliant?
Need to find a treatment that is affordable for your patient?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this course is for you.
Even seasoned wound care specialists are confused by the complexity of treatment options and feel challenged to ensure compliance and keep patient costs low. To avoid amputations and life-threatening complications, you need solutions for challenging wounds that won’t heal.
In this comprehensive online course, three hand–selected experts with extensive wound, ostomy, and podiatry experience walk you step–by–step through:
- Dressing fundamentals for advanced practice
- Best medication and dressing combinations
- Dressing application demonstrations
- Cost saving strategies
Healing a wound is like baking a cake… it needs to be done in a certain order or it will not turn out the way you want it to.
and start treating the whole patient not the hole in the patient.
- Tissue types found in chronic wounds
- Wound etiologies
- Terms used to document peri–wound status
- Accurate measurement and documentation of wounds, tunneling and undermining, according to the clock method
- Identify and categorize dressing types based on indications for use, precautions and contraindications
- Appropriate dressing/treatment protocol for a wound based upon exudate, wound status, and products
Advanced Wound Care Treatments for the Lower Extremity
- Proper treatment protocol for the most common lower extremity wounds
- The importance of off-loading and how to protect the wound from pressure
- Latest methods to reduce biofilm levels in chronic wounds
- Advanced tissue products and how to prepare the wound for application
- Major groups of dressings by structural characteristics and utility
- Compression devices, dressings and stockings
- Underlying physical and biological mechanisms for stress-induced delayed wound healing
- Communication techniques that encourage positive change in patient behavior
Plus, when you register today, you will get these additional bonuses — Valued at Over $50:
Wound identification tips, prevention strategies and tissue pressure management systems (Digital Seminar with CE)
Relieving symptoms related to wounds at the end of life is often overwhelming and challenging. Palliative wound care incorporates goal setting, complex symptom management, and patient and caregiver education. Maintaining the patient’s dignity and the highest quality of life is essential when caring for these patients. This information-packed digital seminar will enhance your palliative wound care skills, and leave you feeling confident in developing an effective wound care plan to manage these complex wounds.
Heidi H. Cross will share her passion and extensive experience in the field of caring for very fragile patients in hospice and palliative care settings. She will share techniques to best manage symptoms related to the wound, such as pain, odor, exudate containment, and bleeding, while preserving the patient’s dignity and quality of life. Don’t miss this opportunity to become the palliative wound care expert in your facility, and make a difference in the patients in your care.
Would you like to receive Heidi Huddleston Cross, Kim Saunders & M. Dolores Farrer – The Ultimate Hands-On Wound Care Online Course ?
Kim Saunders, MSN/ED, RN, CWON®, CFCN, is a co-owner of WOC Consulting, LLC. Kim has 19 years as a wound, ostomy, and continence expert in home health, acute care, hospice, and outpatient settings. Kim consults for patients related to wounds, ostomy, and incontinence-associated dermatitis. Her experience includes healthcare system-projects related to bed, stretcher, and wheelchair surfaces as well as system processes for skin and wound issues.
The combination of business owner, leadership, role creation, and bedside consultation brings a unique approach to her workshops. Her wound care experience goes beyond the patient and includes cost-efficient processes and reimbursement expertise. Kim is an active member of the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society™, and the Advanced Wound Care Society. She is an experienced speaker, presenting fun, fast-paced programs on a variety of wound care topics.
M. Dolores Farrer, DPM, MBA, CWS, is a surgically trained podiatrist involved in lower extremity wound care for over 23 years. She is board certified by the American Board of Wound Management for over 13 years. For the past 8 years, Dr. Farrer has worked at the DORN VA Hospital in Columbia, SC providing our nation’s heroes with a comprehensive multi-specialty wound care program that has resulted in above average healing rates and decreased amputation rates. She is also The Primary Investigator involved in several research projects on new technologies in wound care products.
Dr. Farrer has experience in private practice, hospital out-patient wound clinics, and nursing homes. She has spoken nationally and enjoys sharing her knowledge and experience as a wound care expert in an interactive and energetic fashion that will keep you engaged. She is a graduate of the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine and obtained her MBA in her home town of New Orleans, LA.
Heidi Huddleston Cross is currently a Nurse Practitioner in wound and ostomy care at Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse, New York. She is board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) and as a Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurse (CWOCN). Heidi has extensive experience in outpatient wound care, and serves as a consultant for long-term care facilities.
Heidi is a member of the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society™, and traveled to Russia with the WOCN as part of the People to People Ambassador program. She is and has been a participant or chair of multiple national committees related to wound and ostomy care, including chair of the WOCN Certification Board exam committee, and the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel guidelines committee. She is active with the United Ostomy Associations of America (UOAA), having spoken at regional and national conferences. In 2008, she received the UOAA Ostomy Nurse of the Year award and, in 2011, the Convatec Great Comebacks Nurse of the Year award. She is published in the Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing, as well as in the Journal of Wound Technology, and has done legal case review as an expert witness in wound care.
Heidi is a sought-after speaker, and is passionate about wound and ostomy care. She loves to teach healthcare professionals with the goal of bringing knowledge about this topic to a new level, incorporating evidence-based practice. In this small way, Heidi hopes to improve care for wound and ostomy patients nationwide.
Learning that Fits YOUR Schedule:
Interact and collaborate with other professionals in the online community through online forums. Participants love sharing ideas, asking questions and networking with peers!
Complete your CE tests online at the completion of each module with instant access to your CE certificates — earn up to 14.8 CE hours.
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