Certified Nursing Assistant: Wound Care
15.00
Online
Elective
Please select your state to enroll in this course
This online course consists of:
  • Compare and contrast the various types of acute and chronic wounds.
  • Identify the incidence and prevalence of acute and chronic wounds within the United States.
  • Describe the normal anatomy and pathophysiology of the skin.
  • List each of the phases required in order for the skin to heal normally.
  • Compare and contrast the three ways wounds close.
  • Identify the generalized factors that affect the normal healing process.
  • Compare and contrast the different risk factors for each of the acute and chronic wounds.
  • Describe the nurse’s responsibility in completing the wound history and assessment.
  • Describe treatment modalities for each of the wounds.
  • Identify the nurse’s responsibility in preventing acute and chronic wounds from occurring within the community and hospital.
  • Identify the legal aspects for the nurse caring for a patient with a chronic wound.

Wound Care

15.00
This online course consists of:
  • Compare and contrast the various types of acute and chronic wounds.
  • Identify the incidence and prevalence of acute and chronic wounds within the United States.
  • Describe the normal anatomy and pathophysiology of the skin.
  • List each of the phases required in order for the skin to heal normally.
  • Compare and contrast the three ways wounds close.
  • Identify the generalized factors that affect the normal healing process.
  • Compare and contrast the different risk factors for each of the acute and chronic wounds.
  • Describe the nurse’s responsibility in completing the wound history and assessment.
  • Describe treatment modalities for each of the wounds.
  • Identify the nurse’s responsibility in preventing acute and chronic wounds from occurring within the community and hospital.
  • Identify the legal aspects for the nurse caring for a patient with a chronic wound.