WOW20 - Transferring Teamwork Into Wound Care Dreamwork

Webinar Topic: Wound Care

Speaker: Autumn Henson, DNP, APRN-BC, GNP, WCC

CE Credit(s): 1.0 (No CE for OT/OTA)

Length: 60 minutes

Price: 10

Webinar Description:
Pressure injury prevention (PIP) in long-term care is most effective involving the entire facility team. This session will explore the wound care leader's role and techniques to implement a PIP program as a long-term facility goal, transferring teamwork into wound care dreamwork. The session will discuss strategies to integrate research-based evidence on PIP and early identification of pressure injuries.

About the Speaker:
Dr. Autumn Henson is a practicing geriatric nurse practitioner and wound care consultant in Winston Salem, NC. She has been working with long-term care and with wound care for over 18 years, starting first as RN with interested in providing individualized medical care and support for each patient and loves specializing in overall older adult healthcare including chronic conditions, end of life care, and especially wound management. In 2018, Dr Henson completed her goal of achieving her Doctorate of Nurse Practice from University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Her DNP project has evolved into an article in press for publication.

Webinar Learning Objectives:

Webinars must be attended in their entirety and the evaluation form must be completed.

The planners and presenter(s)/author(s) of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity.

Participant Learning Objectives:
At the conclusion of this offering, the participant will be able to:
  1. Identify the key components to educate the entire facility team on skin basics and skin complications.
  2. Describe methods to incorporate pressure injury prevention techniques and early identification of pressure injuries by all facility staff in long-term care.
Discuss how a facility-wide wound care program can reduce the numbers of acquired wounds in the facilities.

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