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Wound Care Courses

$65.00

Diabetes and Wound Care Master Class

This master class contains 6 articles and 2 video lessons. There is a short quiz after each article and video lesson. A certificate is issued upon completion.

$22.50

Introduction to Major Dressings Classifications

The major goals of this course are to describe the major categories of dressings, when to use them based on the wound presentation and the specific use of advanced dressing modalities used for certain types of wounds. Identification of the right/appropriate dressing for the right wound can lead to faster healing, improve the patient’s pain associated with the wound and decrease the incidence of infection.

$22.50

Summary of the 2010 Diabetic Foot Ulcer Consensus & 2011 CDC Diabetes Fact Sheet

This 1.0 hour CE course highlights the CDC’s statistics on the prevalence of diabetes related Diabetic Foot Ulcerwounds, morbidity and mortality rates and the financial burden on the US healthcare system. In addition, the CDC Diabetes Fact Sheet 2011 reaffirms the value of specialized wound care of the lower extremity as it relates to amputation prevention success. The course also summarizes the latest in treatment recommendations for diabetic foot wound wounds and ulcers as suggested by a recent consensus of experts led by a panel of well-known and well published professionals in the wound care arena.

$52.50

Understanding Lymphedema

COURSE OVERVIEW

At the end of this program:

  • Participants should have increased knowledge and understanding of the Screen Shot 2017 04 07 at 12.35.11 PMpathophysiology of lymphedema
  • Participants should be able to describe the common complications associated with Lymphedema
  • Learners will be able to recognize edema and perform appropriate clinical texts to help with clinical diagnosis which will in turn improve overall patient outcomes

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

This program consists of three lessons delivered in the form or articles to be read.

  • Understanding and recognizing Lymphedema
  • Not all swelling is equal: differential diagnosis of edemas
  • Complications associated with lymphedema

 

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

Heather Hettrick PT, PhD, CWS, CLT, CLWT is an Associate Professor in the Physical Therapy Program at Heather Hettrick Author Photo wNova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale Florida. As a physical therapist, her Heather Hettrick Author Photo wexpertise resides in integumentary dysfunction with clinical specialties in wound, burn and lymphedema management. Dr. Hettrick has three certifications including: Certified Wound Specialist by the American Board of Wound Management, Certified Lymphedema Therapist by the Academy of Lymphatic Studies, and is dual certified internationally as a Certified Lymphedema and Wound Therapist through the International Lymphedema Wound Training Institute.

Heather has diverse work experience in academia and the private sector. Her more recent employment history includes: Assistant Professor and Director of Clinical Education at the University of New Mexico; Vice President of Academic Affairs and Education for Gordian Medical, Inc. dba American Medical Technologies; Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at New York University; Adjunct Professor at Drexel University; Program Coordinator for Burn Rehabilitation Research at the William Randolph Hearst Burn Center at NY Presbyterian Hospital and a Master Clinician at the Hospital for Joint Diseases at the Diabetic Foot and Ankle Center.

Dr. Hettrick is a Past President of the American Board of Wound Management and currently on the Executive Committee of the Association for the Advancement of Wound Care. She is Program Director at Hospital St. Croix in Leogane Haiti where she oversees and manages a lymphatic filariasis clinic. She is actively involved in numerous professional organizations, conducts research and publishes, presents and teaches, nationally and internationally on integumentary related issues.

$32.50

Wound Care Assessment and Classification

The goals of the course are to review anatomy and wound healing physiology, including: Impediments to wound healing (ie, medications); Wound etiology, assessment and classification; Grading of wounds including diabetic, venous, arterial ulcerations and pressure; Identification of infection versus inflammation; Diagnosis and management algorithms.

$70.00

Wound Care Bootcamp

Module 1: Wound Geography and Tissue Types

Video Lesson 1: Wound Geography and Tissue Types
This presentation is meant to provide you with a review of tissue types relevant for accurate wound diagnosis and intervention. You will be shown pictures and asked to identify the correct answer as information is shared. Supplemental information will be provided to enhance your learning experience.

Video Lesson 2: Integumentary Dysfunction
The goal is to determine the typical anatomical locations of various wound etiologies to support differential diagnosis. Additionally, you should be able to describe clinical signs and symptoms unique to certain wounds and skin conditions. You will be provided a “clue” to direct your thinking and then information will be presented to add depth to your learning experience.

Module 2: Wound Care Assessment and Classification

Overview
The goals of the module are to review anatomy and wound healing physiology, including: Impediments to wound healing (ie, medications); Wound etiology, assessment, and classification; Grading of wounds including diabetic, venous, arterial ulcerations and pressure; Identification of infection versus inflammation; Diagnosis and management algorithms.

Module 3: Introduction to Major Dressings Classifications

Overview:
The major goals of this module are to describe the major categories of dressings, when to use them based on the wound presentation and the specific use of advanced dressing modalities used for certain types of wounds. Identification of the right/appropriate dressing for the right wound can lead to faster healing, improve the patient’s pain associated with the wound and decrease the incidence of infection.

$27.50

Wound Geography and Tissue Types

This course is composed of two video lessons each followed by short quiz. A certificate will be issued upon completion of the course with a passing grade of 60%.

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