WOW20 - Why Patients Refuse Compression and What You Can Do About It

Webinar Topic: Wound Care

Speaker: Michele Carr, DPM, RDN, NWCC, FAPWCA, COS-C

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

Length: 60 minutes

Price: 15

Webinar Description:
What you need to know about Venous Stasis. In this session, Dr. Carr will review the recurrence rates of venous stasis ulcers and explore current methods of compression. We will discuss the common reasons why patients resist compression and generate possible solutions to questions and obstacles to compression therapy.

About the Speaker:
Dr. Michele Carr has spent the last 20 years working with wound patients. For the past 15 years, she has been employed in the home health and hospice market where she has consulted with and educated clinicians and administrators alike on how to navigate the complicated wound world. Dr. Carr uses her unique background as a dietitian and podiatrist to help achieve optimum outcomes for her patients. When she is not writing, educating, or lecturing, you will find Michele tending to her vegetable garden, her chickens, her beehives, or deep in a really good book.

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. Review recurrence rates of venous stasis ulcers.
  2. Explore past and current methods of compression for venous stasis.
  3. Discuss the common reasons why patients resist compression.
  4. Using adult learning principles generate possible solutions to questions and obstacles to compression therapy for venous stasis.

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