Wound Management

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This brand new BPIP brings together evidence-based practices from leading expert organizations, such as Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN); National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP); International Skin Tear Advisory Panel (ISTAP); and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Types of wounds covered in this BPIP include:
  • Pressure ulcers/injuries
  • Venous, arterial, and neuropathic lower-extremity wounds
  • Surgical wounds
  • Skin tears
  • Burns
  • Ostomies 
The utilization of an interdisciplinary approach to wound care to improve care and efficiencies is emphasized throughout the package, and many tools for leadership, clinicians, and patients to support your agency's wound management program are included. Download the main package and browse the associated resources below.

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Evidence-Based Practices for Improving Your Wound Management Program
Evidence-Based Practices for Improving Your Wound Management Program
Recording of the May 2019 webinar (free Nursing CEs & PT CCUs available)
 
WOCN Society’s Guidance on OASIS-D Integumentary Items:
WOCN Society’s Guidance on OASIS-D Integumentary Items:
Best Practice for Clinicians
 
Signs of Infection & Sepsis at Home
Signs of Infection & Sepsis at Home
Self-management tool helps patients identify signs with recommended actions (Great Plains QIN)
 
Pain Assessment IN Advanced Dementia (PAINAD) Scale
Pain Assessment IN Advanced Dementia (PAINAD) Scale
Validated pain assessment
 
Basic Ostomy Skin Guide – A Guide for Patients and Health Care Providers
Basic Ostomy Skin Guide – A Guide for Patients and Health Care Providers
Patient/caregiver brochure on ostomy skin care (WOCN)
 
Bulletin Board Content: Wound Management
Bulletin Board Content: Wound Management
Ready-made content to share on office bulletin boards or via email
 
Wound Culture Competency
Wound Culture Competency
Sample competency for wound cultures (Great Plains QIN)
 
Stoma Complications: Best Practice for Clinicians
Stoma Complications: Best Practice for Clinicians
Identify, assess, and manage common stoma complications (WOCN)
 
SBAR Form: Wound & Skin
SBAR Form: Wound & Skin
Communication tool (Great Plains QIN)
 
Prevalence Study Data Collection Tool
Prevalence Study Data Collection Tool
Tool to track and trend agency skin tears (ISTAP)
 
Peristomal Skin Assessment Guide
Peristomal Skin Assessment Guide
Online guide to treat common ostomy complications (WOCN)
 
Numeric Rating Scale
Numeric Rating Scale
Validated pain assessment for dementia patients
 

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