By utilizing investigative techniques used in solving crimes, attendees of this class will learn how to break down relevant factors that have caused a chronic or stalled wound. This course is designed to certify attendees in understanding wounds etiology, wound healing progression, determining the barriers to healing utilizing the TIME(s) method, selecting appropriate treatment to assist in chronic wound healing for patients with most types of wounds (deep surgical wounds are not addressed). This course will also help attendees to determine when it is appropriate and necessary to refer a patient to a Wound Care Specialty Center. Attendees will learn the normal healing process and the barriers to those processes that can be positively affected by specific types of primary dressings, treatment methods, biologics and compression. Through workshops and hands-on activities, attendees will learn how to properly measure and document wounds, perform and document ongoing care, and through Case Study activities learn how to determine proper plans of care to assist the patient’s body in healing itself.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Best suited for licensed health care providers and support staff such as *physician/nursing staff (MD, DO, NP, PA, RN), therapy staff (OT, COTA, PT, PTA), front line health care workers (MA, CMA, CNA), Military medics and other allied health care professionals such as orthotists, prosthetists and case managers in Skilled Nursing Facilities, Long Term Care Facilities and Continuum of Care Facilities.
ILWTI is an American Occupational Therapy Association Approved Continuing Education (CE) Provider, a State Board Approved Provider of CE for PT/PTAs, OT/OTAs and Nurses in Florida, and an Approved PT CE Provider in Texas. Courses are also accredited through an extensive vetting process by the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy, and other applicable PT State Boards.
This course is pre-approved for continuing education credits in all 50 states for Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants. Credits for Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants are accepted in, but not limited to, Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.
This course is pre-approved for CE credits through the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics & Pedorthics, Inc. (ABC), and the Board of Certification/Accreditation, International (BOC).
*Continuing education credits for Physicians, and Nurses outside of FL, are not specifically applied for.
If you have specific questions regarding accreditation for this course, please contact Jen Regan at JenRegan@ILWTI.com
1 Day, 7.25 CE hours