Patient Pathways to Managing Wounds and Skin Complications in the Acute Care Setting: A Case-Based Exploration
Kara Couch, MS, CRNP, CWCN-AP
George Washington University Hospital
Elizabeth Faust, MSN, CRNP, CWS, CWOCN-AP, MAPWCA
Tower Health System
Catherine T. Milne, MSN, APRN, CWOCN-AP
Advanced Practice Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nurse
Connecticut Clinical Nursing Associates
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After participating in this activity, learners should be better able to:
- Explore, via cases, the variety of wounds presenting to the acute care setting and current trends in would healing
- Analyze existing evidence related to the management and prevention of periwound skin damage
- Assess novel drape solutions and advanced skin protectants to manage and protect periwound skin
- Examine the latest innovations in NPWTi-d to optimize efficient patient care and outcomes
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Release Date: August 8, 2022
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Ms. Couch Consultant—Urgo Medical; Speaker's Bureau—3M/KCI
Ms. Faust: Consultant—3M/KCI, Urgo Medical; Speaker's Bureau—3M/KCI, Urgo Medical
Ms. Milne: Advisory Board—WoundSource; Speaker's Bureau—Cardinal Health, WoundSource
Daniel Federman, MD, FACP
Professor of Medicine
Yale University School of Medicine
Associate Chief of Medicine
VA Connecticut Healthcare System
West Haven, Connecticut
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Susie Seaman, NP, MSN, CWCN, CWS (nurse planner)
Wound Clinic, Family Centers of San Diego
San Diego, CA
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