This lesson covers basic wound pathophysiology and the healing process for different types of wounds. Reviews basic care considerations (applicable to paraprofessionals) as well as nutritional concerns.
State at least five functions of the skin.
Describe at least six different types of wounds.
Discuss at least six different treatments for wounds.
Describe at least six factors that can prevent wounds from healing.
Demonstrate in your daily work ways that you can help your clients heal their wounds.
Course Length: 1 hour(s)
Audience: Home Health Aide; Hospice Aide; Nurse Assistant - CNA; Personal Care Aide
CE Credit: 1 hour(s)
CE Approval Statement: In the Know is an approved provider of online CNA continuing education in 49 states. (Exception: The state of Delaware provides free continuing education to all Delaware CNAs.)
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