BASIC WOUND CARE
DOH Accredited CME - 5.25 hrs (Category 1)
Stars Medical Assistance Center (SMAC) Basic Wound Care Learning Module is designed for wound care clinicians and other healthcare providers who would like to improve their understanding about the basic proper care of wounds.
Wound care is not just a dressing change it needs focussing to provide more care and attention.
SMAC in collaboration with International Inter-professional Wound Care Group (IIWCG) will provide evidence-based, the latest information on wound care healing and prevention to provide effective care to promote rapid healing.
Describe and identify the different types of Acute Wounds and traumatic wounds
Discuss the strategies to provide first aid and subsequent interventions.
Describe care planning considerations and referrals
Identify and recognize threats to skin integrity and common diseases of the skin
Discuss the prevention and treatment strategies
Discuss important components of wound assessment and documentation
Program Content Outline:
Topic 1 - Physiology of Wound Healing
Topic 2 – Types of Wounds
Topic 3 – Basic dermatology
Topic 4 - Moisture associated dermatitis (MASD)
Topic 5 - Acute Wounds Initial Assessment and Treatment
Topic 6 - Wound Documentation
What’s in it for me?
• Referenced research from professionally recognized medical websites and organizations.
• All presentations delivered by qualified, experienced healthcare licensed professionals from
International Inter-professional Wound Care Group (IIWCG).
• DOH accredited Continuing Medical Education (5.25 CMEs, Category 1)