The Culture of Cultures: Wound Care and Culture Techniques (CE: 1.0)


This course will identify the proper way to identify a colonized wound and how to swab culture a wound correctly. Review of wound principals, wound identification/treatment options by wound type and patient education. Additionally, we will cover when to refer wounds out for a higher level of care.


Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the wound healing process.
  • Identify wound types.
  • Determine when and how to culture.
  • Determine when NOT to culture.
  • List products and dressings for wound care.



Christina Wagener, MSN, APRN, NPC, CWCN


 Launched: 2019