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Home Health: Wound Care Best Practices

The purpose of this educational activity is to enable the learner to identify best practices for wound care in the home health setting.


$15.00

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Learning Objectives

At the completion of this educational activity, the learner will be able to:

  1. Identify three (3) OASIS considerations related to wounds.
  2. Identify five (5) types of pressure injuries
  3. Identify four (4) other types of wounds

Learning Outcome

At the completion of this educational activity, the learner will be able to demonstrate knowledge about wound care in the home health setting by passing a quiz with 85% or greater accuracy.

Author

Laurie Knight, RN

Laurie is a Registered Nurse with 40 years of experience with the last 20 years in home health care.  She currently specializes as a Clinical Automation Consultant for a national home care agency where she provides clinical support and training to home care and
hospice agencies following OASIS guidance, the Conditions of Participation, and agency policy.  Laurie has served in various roles in the home care industry including Case Manager, Admission Nurse, and Clinical Home Health Supervisor. As a supervisor she provided OASIS education and training to field staff along with managing 70-80 patients and educating staff on wound management and product selection in collaboration with physicians.

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Home Health: Wound Care Best Practices

$15.00

Home Care nurse are caring for more patients requiring wound therapy. This educational activity provides a high-level overview of the more common types of wounds, wound products, and OASIS assessment questions pertaining to wounds.

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