Prevention and Management of Wounds in Prison Populations

$15.00 | CE Hours:5.00 | Intermediate

 

CEU Course Description

This CEU course provides guidance on the prevention and treatment of common types of wounds, including pressure ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers, venous insufficiency ulcers, and arterial insufficiency ulcers.  The focus of this course is to optimize treatment outcomes in the correctional environment.

Article Author:  Federal Bureau of Prisons Patient Education
Exam writer:  Patricia Hocking-Walker, M.S. (Psychology)

CEU Course Objectives

1.  Discuss the factors that can alter the normal histo-chemical complex cascade - potentially converting a healing wound to a non-healing one.

2.  Explain when osteomyelitis should be ruled out.

3.  Investigate the agents that should be reserved for patients with wounds where stabilization, not healing, is the goal of therapy.

4.  Examine in which patients compression therapy should be used with caution.

5.  Identify the most crucial step in determining appropriate wound management.

6.  Describe basic interventions for arterial insufficiency.

Social Work Approval

Social Work CE Credit for this course is offered with the following approvals. Many state boards of social work will accept the approvals listed. Provider Approvals by state and license type can be found here.

  • Quantum Units Education is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, CAMFT Provider #89970, to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEP. Quantum Units Education maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.
  • Florida board for Social Workers (Quantum 'immediately' reports CE Credits to Florida licensees)
  • Texas Board of Social Workers
  • ACE credit is not offered for this course. A list of courses offering ACE credit can be found here.

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Added On: 2017-03-19

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