Ann Kahl Taylor – Skin & Wound Care
Leg & foot ulcers: Get them healing now
Wound measurements & cultures: Are you doing them right?
The latest wound dressings and products
Proven wound prevention tricks
Infection control strategies
Tips for patient adherence
Wound care expert, Ann Kahl Taylor, MS, RN, CWOCN, has been in your shoes. She struggled to manage a busy schedule and heavy patient load, and still keep up with all of the changes in wound care protocols, products and treatment options. Then she did something about it – she started teaching nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists and physician assistants. And in one short day, she can teach you assessment and treatment techniques you didn’t know, and bring your skin and wound management skills to a new level!
Learn the latest intervention strategies for successful skin and wound care, including
cleansing, debridement and dressing application
infection control challenges and solutions
the best methods for documenting skin and wound care
the latest products for cleansing, moisturizing, sealing, protecting
dressing options and selection rationale
Ann’s evidence-based research and vast clinical experience, coupled with photographic examples and her consultative approach, allow her to deliver this material in a style conducive to learning and real world application. Register today for this wonderful learning opportunity!
Wound and Skin Care Challenges
Controversies & Trends in Staging
Deep Tissue Injury
The Specifics on Heel Ulcers
Obtaining Wound Cultures the Right
Dehisced Surgical Wounds
Necrotizing Soft tissue Infections
Chronic Sub-Clinical Infections
Venous Stasis disease
Special Population Considerations
Achieving Successful Wound Healing
Overcoming Common Impediments
Unintentional Weight Loss
Protein-Energy Malnutrition (PEM)
Tissue Perfusion & Oxygenation
In-depth Description of
Stage 1, 2, 3, 4
Suspected Deep Tissue Injury (SDTI)
Dressing Selection & Use
Moist Wound Healing
The Latest in Dressing Options
Negative Pressure Wound therapy
Active Therapy: Vacuum-Assisted
Issues and Complications
Adjunctive Wound Therapies
Discharge Planning/Plan of Care
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Strategies for Continence Care
Skin Cleansing Techniques
Fecal Containment Devices: Beyond
Traditional Rectal Tubes
Barrier Ointments & Creams
Tips, Tricks & Techniques for Ostomy & Fistula Care
Choosing the Right Appliance & Accessories
Pouch Application Techniques
Products for Gaps/Defects
Crusting: Treatment of Peri-Stomal Skin Damage
Beyond Treatment: Safeguarding Your License & Practice
Documentation & Coding Strategies
National Treatment Guidelines
Explain the comprehensive plan of care to promote optimal wound healing.
Identify characteristics of vascular, neuropathic and pressure ulcers, including deep tissue injury.
State several new interventions useful to support successful wound healing.
Differentiate between urostomy, ileostomy and colostomy.
List effective strategies and techniques for simple and complicated ostomies.
Identify appropriate interventions for urinary and fecal incontinence.
Implement tools to assist with assessment and management of patients with wounds, ostomies and incontinence.