Presenter(s): Sunniva Zaratkiewicz, PhC, BSN, RN, CWCN
Format: 45 minutes presentation. 15 minutes Q&A.
This presentation will cover wound care concepts as they relate to hand therapists.
- review the basic physiology of wound healing
- define viable and non-viable tissue types at the wound base
- examine wounds caused by splints and other non-expandable devices.
- discuss care of exposed tendons and ligaments.
- describe appropriate use of topical dressings.
Presented by Sunniva Zaratkiewicz, PhC, BSN, RN, CWCN
Originally presented March 2014
Duration: One hour
CE Credit: 1 continuing education hour, or 0.1 CEU
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Student Non-Members $30
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