Continuing Education Update

As seen in the Consultant Connection May 2014 Issue
By Mary Burkart, RN    ICP Nurse Coordinator

ICP is committed to exceeding our customers’ and employees’ expectations through quality healthcare service, continuous education and effective communication.
The Nursing Department fulfills this mission by providing continuing education programs for RN’s and LPN’s designed to improve nursing knowledge and practice in order to provide the highest quality patient care.
We are pleased to announce the approval of three programs to assist your staff with wound care issues.

Comprehensive Wound Assessment & Documentation

(1-hour program)
The purpose of this program is to educate long-term care nurses on comprehensive assessment and documentation of wounds.
Objectives: 
  1. Identify key components of a comprehensive wound assessment
  2. Discuss documentation requirements based on the comprehensive wound assessment

Chronic Wound Differentiation

(1-hour program)
The purpose of this program is to educate long-term nurses on differentiating chronic wounds in accordance with standards of practice and regulations.
Objectives: 
  1. Explore the etiology of chronic wounds including pressure, arterial, venous & neuropathic/diabetic ulcers
  2. Identify unique characteristics of each ulcer type

Clinical Application of Wound Care Standards

(1-hour program)
The purpose of this program is to educate long-term care nurses on the clinical application of wound care standards of practice.
Objectives:
  1. Apply wound care standards of practice in a simulated setting
(It is recommended this program be presented as third in the series)

For more information about these, or any continuing nursing education program, please contact your ICP Nurse Consultant or call 800-228-8278 ext. 132.

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