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.
- 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