This course will cover the OT perspective of evaluating, treating and dressing wounds from initial encounter through wound closure with functional implications and clinical pearls addressed. Orthotics and documentation will be reviewed through various wound cases.
Course created on February 18, 2019
Course Type: Video
CEUs/PDUs Offered: AOTA/0.1 Intermediate, Category 1: Domain Of OT - Client Factors; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC); IACET/0.1; NBCOT/1.25 Intermediate, Rehabilitation
- After this course, participants will be able to identify wound characteristics to document status, select appropriate dressing and determine a treatment plan to promote wound closure.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize human factors that contribute to wound healing; identify wounds that need higher level medical care.
- After this course, participants will be able to list complications associated with delayed or chronic wound healing and functional implications.
|5-10 Minutes||Healing Phases, Assessment|
|10-15 Minutes||Recognizing infection|
|15-20 Minutes||Dressing options|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Nora Barrett, MS, OTR/L, CHT
Nora Barrett has 21 years of OT practice and 12 years experience as a CHT. She graduated from Washington University in St. Louis, MO and has an Advanced Certification in Hand & Upper Quarter Rehab from Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA. Nora has focused her clinical practice in hand and upper extremity trauma, nerve injury and wounds through hospitals and outpatient clinics in Boston, MA, Washington, DC, Baltimore, MD and now Bend, OR. Nora has presented nerve, multi-trauma and wound/burn topics at various courses and conferences throughout the country and co-authored the Wound Chapter in the upcoming 7th edition of Rehabilitation of the Hand & Upper Extremity, Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA.
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