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Wound Care Basic Training Part 2: Treatment

presented by Scott N. LaRaus, PT, DPT, CWS

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Financial - Scott Laraus receives compensation from MedBridge for the production of this course. This course is sponsored by Davol.

Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.

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Clinicians such as RNs, PTs and OTs have been introduced to wound management in school but because of lack of professional experience have a lack in the practice of examination and treatment selection. This course will provide a foundation of knowledge through an interactive lecture experience on the basic aspects of treatment and interventions. Each chapter will provide information that builds on the participant's knowledge to give the audience a thorough understanding of different treatments and interventions.

Meet Your Instructor

Scott N. LaRaus, PT, DPT, CWS

Dr. LaRaus is a 1992 graduate of Hunter College's Physical Therapy Program in New York. He obtained his postprofessional Doctorate of Physical Therapy at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in May 2008. He started out his career developing and implementing the University of Medicine and Dentistry's inpatient and outpatient wound care…

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1. Debridement

This chapter focuses on different types of debridement as well as the indications, contraindications, advantages, and disadvantages of each.

2. Dressings and Selections

This chapter will provide the participants with a basic and practical understanding of the different categories of dressings. The chapter will provide the participant with the background information, indications, contraindications, advantages, and disadvantages of each category of dressing.

3. Interventions and Modalities

This chapter will provide the participants with a basic and practical understanding of the different categories of treatment interventions other than dressings. The chapter will provide the participant with the background information, indications, contraindications, advantages, and disadvantages of pulsed lavage with suction, electrical stimulation, ultrasound, and negative pressure wound therapy.

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