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Evidence-Based Practices for

Improving Your Wound Management Program

Learn & Earn Webinar | May 2019 GET SLIDES | PLAY RECORDING | FOLLOW-UP INFO

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Wound care is an ongoing challenge, due to its complexity and the multiple factors that affect healing. Many key elements are necessary for a successful wound management program, including the use of an interdisciplinary team.

During this webinar, we’ll discuss how to improve these critical components of your agency’s wound management program:
  • Policies & Procedures
  • Evidence-Based Wound Practices
  • Wound Formulary
  • Wound Expertise
  • Wound Competencies & Education
  • Wound Metrics & Outcome Reporting
You'll also learn how improving wound management will affect reimbursement under the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) and how to leverage technology for wound management. Finally, you'll hear an overview of managing wounds for palliative and hospice populations.

Target Audience: This webinar is appropriate for leadership, nurses, and therapists.

After attending, you'll be able to:

  • Identify six (6) key components to develop a standardized wound management program for home health patients.
  • State three (3) benefits of utilizing a home health interdisciplinary team approach for wound management.
  • Describe two (2) ways wound quality measures will affect the home health Patient-Driven Groupings Model for reimbursement.
  • Discuss two (2) wound management practices for palliative/hospice populations.

Earn Free Continuing Education Credits

This activity has approved by Alabama State Nurses Association for 2.25 contact hours. Alabama State Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Additionally, this activity has been approved by the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy through ProCert for 1.0 Physical Therapy continuing competency units.

To receive CE credit,
must watch the webinar and enroll in the corresponding course
in HHQI University's
Disease Management catalog to complete related coursework. 

Step-by-step instructions 
will be reviewed at the end
of the webinar.

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Myra Varnado

Meet Our Featured Expert

Myra Varnado, BS, RN, CWON, CFCN
Director of Clinical Services
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