- Ann Kahl Taylor
- 6 Hours 31 Minutes
- Audio and Video
- Sep 10, 2019
In healthcare facilities across the country, billions of dollars are being spent annually on the treatment of skin care and wound management.
You are on the front lines of providing care to patients with a variety of skin and wound conditions, and play a critical role in patient outcomes and your facility’s reimbursement for services.
There is no better way to learn all of the skills you need to provide state-of-the-art care for your patients than through Hands-On Clinical Labs.
In this highly interactive recording, you’ll learn wound care assessment skills by DOING!
Through the use of wound care teaching models, wound care expert, Ann Kahl Taylor, will teach you proper wound assessment techniques. The Hands-On Clinical Lab will add a live, hands-on component to learning that will enhance your retention of skills and techniques covered.
Practice identification, measurement and the applications of various products on life-like wound care models. These models provide a life-like simulation to allow for improved assessment of a wide variety of commonly-seen wound care presentations, including all stages of pressure ulcers, tissue types, undermining, tunneling, fissure and surgical dehiscence.
Take your understanding of wound care to the next level with this hands-on, interactive clinical lab.
|Manual – Ultimate Hands-On Wound Care (29.9 MB)||154 Pages||Available after Purchase|
Wound Assessment Strategies
- Tissue types/wound bed evaluation Necrotic tissue, granulation, hyper granulation, agranular
- Phases of wound healing , chronicity
- Factors impacting wound healing
- SKILL: Techniques for accurate wound measurements
Top Down Skin Injuries
- MARSI Medical Adhesive Associated Skin Damage
- MASD Moisture Associated Skin
- IAD-incontinence Associated
- Skin Tears
- SKILL: Support periwound protection
- Demystify staging
- Prevention: What have you overlooked?
- Risk assessment
- Treatment and dressing selection
- SKILL: Executing the risk assessment
Lower Extremity Wounds
- Arterial, venous, neuropathic
- Differentiate etiologies
- Appropriate therapies
- SKILL: Practice compression wrapping
Fistula and Ostomie
- Types of diverion
- Pouch Selection
- SKILL: Pouch application
Strategies for Topical Dressing Selection
- Dressing selection process – samples to compare
- When is gauze appropriate?
- Essential toolkit items:
- Debridement options
- Gels, collagen
- Absorptive products, foam
- Antimicrobial, silver
- Heavy drainage versus minimal
- Large area wounds
- Dress difficult locations, tracts and undermining
- SKILL: Select dressing protocol for various wounds
Kahl WOC Consultants
Ann Taylor, MS, RN, CWOCN®, created Kahl WOC Consults in 2002 to provide wound care and legal consults across the care settings. With over 20 years of experience as a specialty nurse in wound, ostomy and continence nursing, she has a vast amount of knowledge about how to reduce the risk of legal exposure through incorporation of current wound management trends and protocols. Her practice in the legal arena is busy and has grown significantly.
Ann’s commitment to clinical excellence and patient outcomes is evident by her committee work with the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN™). She has also served on the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Certification Board, most recently on the Job Analysis Task Force. As an author, Ann has over 20 clinical wound abstracts and has created numerous policies, algorithms and guidelines for use in practice.
Financial: Ann Kahl Taylor is the owner of Kahl WOC Consults. She has an employment relationship with Spalding Regional Medical Center. Ms. Kahl Taylor receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Ann Kahl Taylor is a member of the national Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN). She is a member of the WOCN Certification Board, Marketing Committee.