Wound Care Webinar Series
|| MHCA Member
All Four Webinars
Registration Deadline: May 29, 2020
Webinar #1: Risk Assessment
Tuesday, June 2, 2020
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Central
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.
- 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.
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.
- 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
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
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.
- 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
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
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.
- 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.
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.
CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS
This program has been designed to meet the continuing education requirements for the Minnesota Board of Nursing for contact hours.
WHAT'S A WEBINAR?
Enjoy the convenience and cost-efficiency of a webinar – watch the speaker’s slide presentation on the internet while listening by telephone or through your computer’s microphone and speakers (VoIP). There is no limit to the number of attendees from your agency who may participate at your site using one phone line and a computer with internet access.
Prior to the webinar, a Zoom Webinar link will be e-mailed to you. You will need to click on this link to access the webinar, a dial-in number and an access code to listen in via telephone. You will also be sent any pertinent handouts if available, the sign-in sheet, and evaluation link.
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.
EDUCATION PAYMENT POLICY
Non-Members – Payment in full is required upon registration.
Members – Outstanding invoices 30 days after an event date will incur a $25 late fee per registration.
Registrations may not be shared between agencies – the agency’s registration covers the access of only one phone line/computer access to the webinar. Multiple site participation for your agency will require a separate registration fee for each connection. Please note: if your agency has sent in 1 registration but 3 people from your agency register through the Zoom link, your agency will be invoiced for the additional 2 registrations. The handouts will be emailed to you to the email address you provide. Please feel free to provide an additional email address as a backup.
Cancellations must be in writing and received by MHCA on or before Tuesday, May 26, 2020 to receive a refund less a $25 cancellation fee (per registration). No refunds for cancellations made after the cancellation deadline or for no-shows.
Handouts and related materials will be sent to you shortly before the program to the email address you provide.
Please contact Melissa Stenberg, MHCA Education Manager at (651) 635-0923 or firstname.lastname@example.org