OWC003 - Prevention and Early Intervention of Wounds
This course focuses on wound healing and local aspects of wound care.
This course focuses on wound healing and local aspects of wound care. To successfully complete this course, you must attain a minimum score of 80% on the final exam and complete the course training survey. Learning objectives: 1. List six causes of failure to thrive in wounds; 2. Identify the expected timeline for the three phases of wound healing; 3. Describe the mechanism of action of three wound products that assist in protecting the wound from bacterial overburden; 4. Compare efficacy of the different methods of culturing wounds; 5. List the advantages and disadvantages of the four debridement methods. Continuing education: 0.75 Scientific (S) Category I PCEs by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics (ABC) will be granted to those certified in the disciplines of: Orthotics, Orthotic Assistants, Orthotic Technicians, Orthotic Fitters, Prosthetics, Prosthetic Assistants, Prosthetic Technicians, Mastectomy Fitters, Pedorthists, Therapeutic Shoe Fitters; 1.0 Category I CPE credit by the Board for Orthotist/Prosthetist Certification (BOC); VGM Education is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program. RESNA and NRRTS will accept the credit on any course that is AT-related. For questions concerning if a specific course is approved, please contact RESNA and NRTTS directly.