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Wound Care Web Series Part 4: Assessment & Treatment of Lower Extremity Ulcers (Webinar Series)
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6/23/2020
When: Tuesday, June 23, 2020
11:00 AM-12:00 PM ET (Log in at 10:45 AM ET)
Where: Webinar Series
Presenter: Jeri Ann Lundgren
Contact: Julia Heath
(850) 222-8967


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Webinar #1: Risk Assessment

Tuesday, June 2, 2020
11:00 – 12:00 p.m. Eastern

The home environment creates unique challenges to prevent pressure injuries and/or heal pressure injuries. This program will review what puts your clients at risk for pressure injuries and interventions and equipment needed to prevent and treat wounds in the home environment.

Program Objectives:
• Identify risk factors that place a client at risk for pressure injury development or pressure injury decline.
• Discuss the correlating interventions that will minimize, stabilize, or eliminate identified risk factors.
• Demonstrate how to utilize a risk assessment to ensure appropriate equipment and environment for the client to remain in the home.

Webinar #2: Assessment & Staging of Pressure Injuries

Tuesday, June 9, 2020
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Central/11:00 – 12:00 p.m. Eastern

Accurate assessment of a pressure injury is important as it evaluates the effectiveness of the overall course of treatment and determines the type of topical support needed. This course will provide the participant with the information needed to complete a comprehensive assessment of a pressure injury, including staging. This course will also discuss OASIS-D coding of the staging system.

Program Objectives:
• Describe etiologies of pressure injuries.
• Assess, describe, and document the physical characteristics of a pressure injury.
• Identify the appropriate stage of the pressure injury.

Webinar #3: Topical Management of Pressure Injuries

Tuesday, June 16, 2020
11:00 – 12:00 p.m. Eastern

Evidenced based principles of moist wound healing are presented in this session. Strategies for the identification and management of infection, and the debridement of slough and eschar will be addressed. Topical dressing categories are defined and their appropriate use discussed.

Program Objectives:
• Define effective topical treatment strategies for pressure injuries, utilizing the principles of moist wound healing.
• Discuss when debridement of pressure injuries is necessary and the different methods of wound debridement.
• Describe signs and symptoms of pressure injuries infection and treatment options.

Webinar #4: Assessment & Treatment of Lower Extremity Ulcers

Tuesday, June 23, 2020
11:00 – 12:00 p.m. Eastern

This session will help clinicians differentiate arterial insufficient ulcers, venous stasis ulcers and peripheral neuropathic/diabetic ulcers. The session will discuss how assessment and treatment strategies differ for each of these wound categories. It will discuss lymphedema identification and management. This session will also discuss which lower extremity ulcers are captured on OASIS-D.

Program Objectives:
• Distinguish etiologies of lower extremity ulcers.
• Define the characteristics of venous (stasis), arterial, and peripheral neuropathy/diabetic ulcers and lymphedema.
• Describe effective strategies to manage lower extremity ulcers.

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Presenter

Jeri Ann Lundgren, RN, BSN, APRN, PHN, CWS, CWCN, CPT has been working in Post-Acute Care since 1990, specializing in wound care nationally since 1994. She is board certified as a CWS (Certified Wound Specialist) by the American Board of Wound Management and a CWCN (Certified Wound Care Nurse) by the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Society. Her CWCN certification designates her as an Advanced Practice Nurse specializing in wound management. Currently Ms. Lundgren is the President of Senior Providers Resource consulting firm.

Webinar Recording

You will be sent the recording link following the presentation and it will be available for 2 weeks following the webinar. The webinar format allows a concise and low-cost format plus the additional bonus of having access to the materials for 2 weeks and provides additional flexibility to ensure everyone from your agency has an opportunity to access the information.

Continuing Education

Home Care Association of Florida is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing. Each course offering is approved independently for 1.0 contact hours. It is the responsibility of the participant to assure that this program meets the licensing and continuing education requirements of their state board and to retain the required documents in his/her personal file. Attendees must participate in the entire presentation in order for contact hours to be awarded – partial credit will not be available. To apply for nursing contact hours, within one week following webinar participation, a completed sign-in sheet and evaluations from each individual must be returned to HCAF. Certificates will then be issued by e-mail.

Registration

Thank you for your support for HCAF educational programs. HCAF members receive a discounted registration rate! To obtain the member discount, please log in to your profile before registering. Registration fees for this program are as follows:

Registration Deadline: May 26, 2020

HCAF Members
Single Webinar $99
Webinar Series $299

Prospective Members
Single Webinar $149
Webinar Series $449

Register online or call (850) 222-8967 to register by phone. Please log in to the program at least 15 minutes prior to the start time. By registering for this event, you are agreeing to our payments, cancellation, and substitution policies.

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