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Skin & Wound Care: 15 Assessment and Treatment Techniques You Didn't Know
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DVD Video - 4+ hours
6 hr 12 min
Multi-disc video recording with electronic manual and instructions
PESI HealthCare
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  • Explain the comprehensive plan of care to promote optimal wound healing.
  • Identify characteristics of vascular, neuropathic and pressure ulcers, including deep tissue injury.
  • State several new interventions useful to support successful wound healing.
  • Differentiate between urostomy, ileostomy and colostomy.
  • List effective strategies and techniques for simple and complicated ostomies.
  • Identify appropriate interventions for urinary and fecal incontinence.
  • Implement tools to assist with assessment and management of patients with wounds, ostomies and incontinence.

Wound and Skin Care Challenges

  • Traumatic Lesions
    • Skin Tears
    • Surgical
  • Pressure Ulcers
    • Controversies & Trends in Staging
    • Deep Tissue Injury
    • The Specifics on Heel Ulcers
    • Pressure Management
  • Infection
    • Candida
    • Colonization
    • Obtaining Wound Cultures the Right
    • Way
    • Dehisced Surgical Wounds
    • Necrotizing Soft tissue Infections
    • Grafting
    • Cellulitis
    • Chronic Sub-Clinical Infections
    • Osteomyelitis
  • Circulatory Disorders
    • Vascular Lesions
    • Arterial Insufficiency
    • Venous Stasis disease
  • Special Population Considerations
    • Diabetic
    • Bariatric
    • Neonatal
    • Advanced Age

Achieving Successful Wound Healing

  • Overcoming Common Impediments
    • Nutritional Challenges
      • Unintentional Weight Loss
      • Malnutrition
      • Protein-Energy Malnutrition (PEM)
    • Tissue Perfusion & Oxygenation
    • Necrosis
  • Wound Assessment
    • Location
    • Age
    • Measurement
    • Base
    • Odor
    • Drainage
    • Wound Edge
    • Pain
  • Wound Staging
    • In-depth Description of
      • Stage 1, 2, 3, 4
      • Suspected Deep Tissue Injury (SDTI)
      • Unstageable Wounds
    • Case Studies
  • Topical therapy
    • Dressing Selection & Use
    • Antimicrobials
    • Pain Management
    • Cost/Reimbursement Considerations
  • Debridement
    • Treatment Choices
    • Pulsed Lavage
    • Maggot Therapy
  • Moist Wound Healing
    • Exudate Management
    • The Latest in Dressing Options
    • Avoiding Maceration
  • Negative Pressure Wound therapy
    • Active Therapy: Vacuum-Assisted
    • Wound Closure
      • Usage Tips
      • Issues and Complications
  • Adjunctive Wound Therapies
    • Ultrasound
    • Estim
  • Discharge Planning/Plan of Care

Strategies for Continence Care

  • Skin Cleansing Techniques
  • Moisture Management
  • Treatment Strategies
    • Pharmacological
    • Fecal Containment Devices: Beyond
    • Traditional Rectal Tubes
    • Surgical
    • Barrier Ointments & Creams

Tips, Tricks & Techniques for Ostomy & Fistula Care

  • Choosing the Right Appliance & Accessories
  • Pouch Application Techniques
  • Products for Gaps/Defects
  • Crusting: Treatment of Peri-Stomal Skin Damage

Beyond Treatment: Safeguarding Your License & Practice

  • Reimbursement
  • Documentation & Coding Strategies
  • National Treatment Guidelines


Ann Kahl Taylor created Kahl WOC Consults in 2002 to provide wound care and legal consults across the care settings. With over 20 years of experience as a specialty nurse in wound, ostomy and continence nursing, she has a vast amount of knowledge about how to reduce the risk of legal exposure through incorporation of current wound management trends and protocols. Her practice in the legal arena is busy and has grown significantly.

Ann's commitment to clinical excellence and patient outcomes is evident by her committee work with the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN™). She has also served on the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Certification Board, most recently on the Job Analysis Task Force. As an author, Ann has over 20 clinical wound abstracts and has created numerous policies, algorithms and guidelines for use in practice.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Ann Kahl Taylor is the owner of Kahl WOC Consults. She has an employment relationship with Spalding Regional Medical Center. Ms. Kahl Taylor receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Ann Kahl Taylor is a member of the national Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN). She is a member of the WOCN Certification Exam Committee.
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