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Wound Care Specialist / WOCN Courses
Developing State of the Art Compression Therapy in Lymphedema and Chronic Edema Management.

Developing State of the Art Compression Therapy in Lymphedema and Chronic Edema Management.

Description: Professor Christine Moffatt provides a review of the new evidence on compression, methods to improve compression and the evidence from a portfolio of research using 3M™…
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Making Compression Work for Chronic Edema and Venous Leg Ulcers-Dispelling Myths

Making Compression Work for Chronic Edema and Venous Leg Ulcers-Dispelling Myths

Description: Professor Christine Moffatt speaks on the growing issue of chronic edema and it's impact on public health.  She also explores the challenges of managing compression and…
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MARSI and MASD: The Other Health Care Acquired Skin Injuries

MARSI and MASD: The Other Health Care Acquired Skin Injuries

Description: The skin is the first line of defense against invading organisms. Negative outcomes related to skin alterations include infection, pain, patient/family dissatisfaction and higher…
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Skin Health: Preventable Events

Skin Health: Preventable Events

  Description: This presentation will provide a general overview of the skin's structure and its funciton in relation to metabolic function, baterial barrier, and how its capacity…
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Anatomy and Physiology of the Skin

Anatomy and Physiology of the Skin

  Description: This presentation will provide a general overview of the  fundamentals of the anatomy and physiology of skin.  Key concepts include identification and function…
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Best Practices In Chronic Edema Management: Focus on a Clinically Proven 2 Layer Compression System

Best Practices In Chronic Edema Management: Focus on a Clinically Proven 2 Layer Compression System

Description: Effective management of chronic edema can be a serious clinical challenge. Despite the fact that compression therapy is recognized as the gold standard for managing chronic edema,…
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Patient Safety: The Role of Medical Adhesives

Patient Safety: The Role of Medical Adhesives

Description: In this module, Janet Davis, MSN, RN, GNP, CWOCN, explains how medical adhesive plays an important role in protecting skin health and in ensuring patient safety. In this web…
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Shifting the Nursing Paradigm Towards Partnership

Shifting the Nursing Paradigm Towards Partnership

Description: Professional “actualization” can be built as clinical groups work and collaborate on health care quality initiatives that provide cost-effective options to health care…
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Skin Damage Associated with CVAD Sites

Skin Damage Associated with CVAD Sites

Description: This presentation will review how to apply the concepts: Health-grouping collaboration, identified research methods, and shared ownership then weave them together on a topic that is…
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Successful Team Building in Healthcare

Successful Team Building in Healthcare

Description: This presentation provides insight on developing a culture of shared responsibility-not only within the members of the health care team and their patients but also in a global…
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Power and Hierarchy Across Cultures

Power and Hierarchy Across Cultures

Description: Power and hierarchy are inherent in any culture. However, appreciating how power can organize a group of professionals into a structure that supports better care, better health and…
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Assessing the Comparative Effectiveness of Interventions

Assessing the Comparative Effectiveness of Interventions

Description: Research can provide the clinician the opportunity to extract meaningful and descriptive outcomes. This presentation explores Comparative Effectiveness Research, a method that…
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Implementing Quality Improvement Strategies

Implementing Quality Improvement Strategies

Description: All healthcare systems strive to provide safe and good quality healthcare, improve effectiveness, update practices in light of evidence from research and enhance the patient…
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Peripheral IV Catheters

Peripheral IV Catheters

Description: In this presentation, Dr. Claire Rickard reviews the evidence for clinically indicated peripheral intravenous catheter (PIV) removal and calls attention to the global problem of PIV…
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Hitting the cavoatrial junction: But did you touch their heart?

Hitting the cavoatrial junction: But did you touch their heart?

Description: The purpose of this learning activity is to explore psychological perspectives underlying invasive procedures, including altruism, compassion, empathy, accountability, duty,…
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Promoting Skin Integrity: MARSI and Other Neonatal Skin Care Issues

Promoting Skin Integrity: MARSI and Other Neonatal Skin Care Issues

Description: Skin injury related to medical adhesive use is a prevalent but under-recognized complication that occurs across all care settings and among all age groups. If proper technique for…
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From Idea to Action: Using Business Plan Tools to Make Change Happen

From Idea to Action: Using Business Plan Tools to Make Change Happen

Description: Turena Reeves discusses building a case for substantial change in the vascular access insertion and management process at Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA. She presents how…
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Preventing Central Line Catheter Related Complications

Preventing Central Line Catheter Related Complications

Description: The purpose of this learning activity is to describe and list evidence based practices related to Central Line insertion and maintenance bundles.   Audience: Health…
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Catheter Related Bloodstream Infections: Causes, Prevention and Best Practices

Catheter Related Bloodstream Infections: Causes, Prevention and Best Practices

Description: The purpose of this learning activity is to identify causes,  list preventive actions, and offer current evidence based practices for central vascular devices.…
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Controversies Around Biofilms: A Common Denominator for Diverse Disease?

Controversies Around Biofilms: A Common Denominator for Diverse Disease?

Description: Dr. Parks addresses the hypothesis that the pathogenesis of clinical problems associated with wound care and vascular access devices can be the result of biofilm formation.…
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Medical Adhesives and Patient Safety: State of the Science: Consensus Statements for the Assessment, Prevention, and Treatment of Adhesive-related Skin Injuries

Medical Adhesives and Patient Safety: State of the Science: Consensus Statements for the Assessment, Prevention, and Treatment of Adhesive-related Skin Injuries

Description: Skin injury related to medical adhesive use is a prevalent but under-recognized complication that occurs across all care settings and among all age groups. If proper technique for…
  • 60 mins
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Edema - What We Should Know, What Should We Do?

Edema - What We Should Know, What Should We Do?

Description: In this presentation, Terry Treadwell, MD, FACS, explains edema, its causes and, why it is important to recognize it.  You will gain an understanding of venous insufficiency,…
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Demystifying Compression

Demystifying Compression

Description: In this module, Terry Treadwell, MD, FACS, discusses contemporary, evidence-based treatment strategies for venous leg ulcers, as well as considerations for using compression therapy…
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Beyond the Edge: Skin Care Considerations for Lower Extremity Venous Disease

Beyond the Edge: Skin Care Considerations for Lower Extremity Venous Disease

Description: This presentation will provide clinicians with an understanding of common skin care disorders associated with lower extremity venous disease. Best practice strategies to recognize and…
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Know Thyself - An Essential Leadership Ingredient

Know Thyself - An Essential Leadership Ingredient

Description: Since ancient times, self-knowledge has been regarded as the key to effective leadership. Knowing oneself is often easier said than done, because self-scrutiny can be painful and…
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Making the Business Case: Negotiating with Leaders to Get What You Need!

Making the Business Case: Negotiating with Leaders to Get What You Need!

Description: Making the case with leadership to get what you need to do your job well is an art and a skill that we all need in order to achieve success. This session will describe the art of…
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Your Role As a Leader and Change Agent

Your Role As a Leader and Change Agent

Description: Anyone managing a program of patient care or protection is an organizational leader and change agent regardless of what their official title may be. This session is designed to share…
  • 75 mins
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