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Prevention, Assessment and Treatment of Pressure Injuries & Lower Extremity Ulcers
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 Export to Your Calendar 4/9/2019
When: Tuesday, April 9, 2019
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. / 8:30 a.m. Registration
Where: Minnesota Masonic Heritage Center - Dan Patch Hall
11411 Masonic Home Drive
Bloomington, Minnesota  55437
United States
Presenter: JERI LUNDGREN, RN, BSN, PHN, CWS, CWCN, CPT, President, Senior Providers Resource
Contact: Melissa Stenberg
651-635-0923


Online registration is available until: 4/2/2019
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Registration Fees:

 MHCA Member Rate  $99
 Non-Member Rate  $150
*On-Site registrations are subject to an additional $50.00 fee per registrant.

 

Description:

This session will focus on the prevention, assessment and treatment of pressure injuries and lower extremity ulcers (arterial, venous/stasis, and peripheral neuropathy/diabetic). The participant will get hands on training with risk assessment tools, wound measurement, and staging. The session will address treatment options including: debridement of wounds, treating infection, support surfaces, topical treatments, compression therapy and adjunctive therapies. This session will also discuss OASIS-D Integumentary section coding.

Objectives:

  • Discuss risk factors that put a client at risk of developing pressure injuries and/or lower extremity ulcers & define prevention intervention strategies
  • Identify etiologies of pressure injuries and lower extremity ulcers, including differentiating arterial, venous/stasis and peripheral neuropathy/diabetic wounds.
  • Describe how to complete a comprehensive assessment, including staging of a pressure injury
  • Choose effective treatment strategies for pressure injuries and lower extremity wounds
  • Review OASIS-D Integumentary section coding

 

Target Audience:

  1. Comprehensive licensed agencies 
  2. Medicare certified agencies

 

Workshop Agenda:

8:30 a.m. Registration
9:00 a.m. Program Starts
10:30 a.m. Break
12:00 p.m. Lunch
2:30 p.m. Break
4:00 Adjourn

 

Speaker Biographies:

JERI LUNDGREN, RN, BSN, PHN, CWS, CWCN, CPT, President, Senior Providers Resource

Jeri Lundgren has been working in the post-acute market 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 WOCN Society. Her extensive background in wound management nationally includes: survey management, litigation support, trainer/liaison for Quality Improvement Organizations and Clinical Wound Expert for the Minnesota Department of Health. Ms. Lundgren is currently the President of Senior Providers Resource.

 

Continued Education Credits:

This program has been designed to meet the continuing education requirements for the Minnesota Board of Nursing for contact hours.

 

Handouts:

A link to access the presenter handouts will be sent one week prior to the workshop.

 

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations must be in writing and received by MHCA on or before Tuesday, April 2 to receive a refund less a $25 cancellation fee (per registration). No refunds for cancellations made after the cancellation deadline or for no-shows.

MINNESOTA HOMECARE ASSOCIATION
2550 University Ave. W. | Ste. 350-South
St. Paul, MN 55114-1900

PHONE 866.607.0607 | FAX 651.635.0043

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