2014AM: Wound Care Assessment - Basic Components and When to Consider Using a Specialist (CE: 1.0)


This program addresses A&P of skin and underlying soft tissue, wound assessment in the physician office setting, wound measurements, evaluation of co-morbid conditions (vasculitis, venous insufficiency, diabetes) and when to refer the patient to a wound care center.


Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss physiology and anatomy of the skin.
  • Outline essential components of conducting a wound assessment. List common types of wounds seen in medical settings.
  • Determine when to refer a patient to a specialist for advanced wound care.



Yvonne Stallard, RN, BSN, CWCN

Launched: 2014