2021 Wipeout Wounds Tour - Wound Care Track

Webinar Topic: Wound Care

Speaker: Tracy Lynn Rodgers RN, BSN, LNCC, RN-CLTC, WCC, DWC, and Denise Richlen PT, WCC, DWC, CLT

CE Credit(s): 4.0

Length: 240 minutes

Price: 20

Webinar Description:
In this session we will review the recent NPIAP guidelines and how they impact your practice today. We will also review how to keep your documentation legally defensible and maximize your reimbursement. 

Target Audience: Nurses, physical therapists, dietitians, and other healthcare professionals interested in wound care.

About the Speaker:
Tracy has been practicing wound care for the last 30 years. Tracy has practiced as a wound nurse in the acute care setting, long-term and assisted living, outpatient, and home care setting. Tracy owned and operated a very successful outpatient wound clinic. She is a board certified Legal Nurse Consultant and sits as an expert witness in wound care, long term care, skilled nursing facilities, etc. Tracy has been teaching wound care and legal documentation courses for the last 15 years. Tracy is a WCC and DWC.

Denise is a Licensed PT with extensive experience in Wound Care, Diabetic Issues and Lymphedema Treatment. She has worked for 30+ years in management, education and wound care mentoring in the SNF/ LTC, Acute Care, Home Health and Private Practice settings. Disclosure: Denise Richlen, PT, WCC, DWC, CLT, is a licensed Physical Therapist, Wound Care Certified and Diabetic Wound Certified by the NAWCO, and a Certified Lymphedema Therapist. She disclosed that her spouse is an independent contractor for Anacapa Technologies.

None of the planners/faculty, unless otherwise noted, for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

Webinar Learning Objectives:

  • Explain the pressure injury staging guidelines.
  • Summarize the characteristics of three or more co-morbidities that increase pressure injury risk.
  • List skin disorders commonly mistaken for pressure injuries.
  • Outline documentation needs regarding pressure injuries and commonly cited documentation opportunities.
Course Originally Released on: 10/21/2021
Date of Most Recent Review: 10/21/2021
Course Termination/ Update Date: 10/31/2024


Accreditation Information

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.
As a Jointly Accredited organization, Relias LLC is accredited to offer dietetic continuing education by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). The CDR is an associate member of Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional Continuing Education.
Dietetics-related continuing education from Relias LLC, regardless of target profession, is acceptable, if the learning relates to the Competencies/Performance Indicators (PIs) on the learner's Step 1 Learning Plan.
Relias LLC is a licensed physical therapy continuing Education sponsor (#216.000290) by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Certificates must be retained by the licensee for a period of 5 years after course completion. Please check with your state for prior approval.

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