Prevention and Management of Wounds in Prison Populations
$25.00 | CE Hours:5.00 | Intermediate
***This course will be expiring on 04/28/2022. After this date, you will be unable to take this course for renewal credit.***
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.
ACE credit is not offered for this course. A list of courses offering ACE credit can be found here.
This course is CAADE approved.
Course Development: Each course is identified and reviewed by the appropriate Quantum Units Education consultant with professional and licensed expertise in the various disciplines we serve. Our professional consultants oversee course development to satisfy the needs of various professionals based on their board requirements, rate course degrees of difficulty and ensure the course content and exam questions are appropriate, relevant and comprehensive. See our professional staff and their bios here.
Added On: 2017-03-19