Upcoming Webinars

Upcoming Webinars

July 24, 2018 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT

Preparing a wound for healing is key to ensure chronic wounds convert to healing wounds. The TIME mnemonic for wound bed preparation assists clinicians and bedside nurses to think critically when making decisions on treatment options. This webinar uses wound photographs paired with terminology to interpret what the wound is communicating. After reviewing the photos, various treatment options will be discussed.

The photos presented will be of various conditions and will include fungating lesions, demarcating phalanges, unstable eschar, inflammatory cancers, etc. Even clinicians already familiar with the TIME wound bed preparation framework will likely find the photos and review of various conditions useful to their practice. The attendees will use the TIME mnemonic to evaluate a number of complex and chronic wound cases.

On-Demand Webinars

  • Choosing a wound dressing can be a difficult task, a task that is often debatable, confusing, and complicated. However, understanding this important step in the wound healing cascade is integral to maintaining and achieving healing outcomes for our patients with chronic and acute wounds. This program will provide the participants with an overview of dressings by category and discuss dressing implementation in varied wound etiologies. Also, it will offer some clinical pearls of wisdom in regard to dressing applications and the decision-making process. Presented by Marta Ostler, PT CWS, CLT, DAPWCA.

  • When managing chronic wounds, health care professionals often turn to debridement to manage the necrotic tissue that impedes wound healing. But with a variety of debridement techniques available, it is sometimes hard to know which technique is the best for your patient and your setting. This webinar will review the different types of debridement, how to combine them for best results, and assessment techniques to ensure you are always making patient-centered decisions. Presented by Pamela Scarborough, PT, DPT, MS, CDE, CWS, CEEAA.

  • The management of chronic and complex wounds is a growing clinical challenge for health care providers across the continuum. In this program, the presenter will provide a technology overview of Vashe® Wound Solution, as well as details of the clinical safety and benefits of using hypochlorous acid as an adjunct to standard wound care protocols.

  • Chronic wounds are a significant and rising problem for clinicians. In this presentation, participants will learn the difference between an acute and chronic wound and review the DIME model. Different dressing choices will be reviewed and evaluated for most appropriate use and cost effectiveness. This program will include: . Presented by Kara S. Couch, MS, CRNP, CWS.

  • In this presentation, participants will learn about the many factors involved in the risk for infection, as well as key challenges associated with accurate diagnosis and treatment of an infected wound. Practical intervention strategies in the management and prevention will also be discussed. Presented by Jennifer Hurlow, GNP-BC, CWCN.

  • Moisture-associated skin damage (MASD) occurs when the skin comes into contact with an excessive amount moisture and has a damaging effect on the integrity of the skin. Incontinence-associated dermatitis (IAD) is one category of MASD that poses a significant challenge to clinicians across the continuum. Prevention and early identification of IAD are essential to improving outcomes.

    In this expert presentation, participants will learn about the different types of MASD with an in-depth look at the risk factors and complications associated with IAD. The program will provide practical guidance on skin assessment and the prevention of IAD.

  • Surgical site complications and hard-to-heal wounds pose a significant challenge to health care providers, and may account for increased treatment costs. This program includes a discussion on the utilization of a PICO™ Single Use Negative Pressure Wound Therapy System (PICO™ NPWT) to improve clinical outcomes in high risk closed incisions and hard-to-heal wounds.

  • Most EHRs are not built for wound care, and your typical hospital IT staff does not have the personnel or expertise required to build custom workflows. Join Tissue Analytics to learn about a revolutionary approach to creating a more efficient platform for wound care imaging and documentation.

  • Cheryl Carver, LPN, WCC, CWCA, FACCWS, DAPWCA, CLTC, provides guidance on the documentation of tissues types, and helps differentiate between the terms scab and eschar. Case examples will be provided to illustrate the accurate documentation of wound tissue based on assessment.

  • Presented by Dr. Diane Krasner, this webinar will present seven strategies for pressure injury prevention that you should consider for your facility/practice. Special emphasis will be given to practical, cost-effective strategies that focus on educating staff, documenting and auditing.

  • Chronic wounds, or wounds that fail to proceed through an orderly and timely repair process, affect some 6.5 million patients in the United States with an associated cost of care over $50 billion annually. These ailments can require lengthy treatments at significant costs to the healthcare system. Major disability, poor quality of life, and reduced productivity contribute to the growing financial burden.

  • Up to 45% of hospital-acquired pressure ulcers/injuries occur in the surgical population and the numbers for ICU are at a 10% average.1,2 Interventions to reduce hospital-acquired pressure ulcers/injuries are readily available. However, implementing a comprehensive prevention program that becomes part of the culture can be an arduous endeavor.

  • A strong knowledge of moisture-associated skin damage (MASD) will help clinicians in the assessment, prevention and treatment of the various types of moisture related skin injuries. This webinar will provide clinicians with foundational knowledge to support the overall management goals of caring for a person with MASD, or who may be at risk of developing skin injuries due to moisture causes.

  • Be ready to learn about the types of tissue that may impede wound healing, methods of debridement, levels of microorganisms found in a wound bed, the definition of biofilm, and other important factors in wound bed management.