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Skin & Wound Care
DVD Video
$219.99 USD
$109.99 USD
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DVD Video - 4+ hours   Instructions
6 hr 33 min
Multi-disc DVD recording with electronic manual and instructions.
PESI HealthCare
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
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  1. Demonstrate and discuss strategies to minimize damage to high risk skin.
  2. Differentiate between skin care products and optimal use of options available.
  3. Identify and distinguish factors likely to stall wound healing.
  4. Analyze leg and foot wound characteristics of: neuropathic, arterial, and venous wounds.
  5. Identify characteristics of 6 categories of wound dressings.
  6. Compare and contrast 5 types of wound debridement.
  7. Outline goals for wound care in hospice and palliative care settings.
  8. Explain evidence-based pressure ulcer prevention practices and tools.
Keeping skin in balance: adding that ‘ounce of prevention’
  • Moisture, oil, bacteria, and acid balance
  • review of epidermal and dermal differences
  • Skin - first line of defense; how our skin manages to protect us and how we can help it succeed

Preventing traumatic skin injury
  • Skin tears, abrasions, tape burns
  • Simple methods of reducing friction between skin and other surfaces

Incontinence associated dermatitis
  • Prevention and treatment - evidenceinformed international guidelines
  • Frequent incontinence needs high intensity prevention
  • Acidic skin cleanser and protectant necessary
  • Incontinence cloths can reduce friction, have acidic cleansers and built-in protectants
  • Under pads/protective garments

Accurately assessing the buttocks - pressure ulcers vs other common buttock ulcers
  • Location, shape, color, depth
  • Case studies using a systematic assessment method

Fecal incontinence
  • Steps to improve stool consistency
  • Collection devices pros and cons

Fungal rashes
  • Options of what to use and when to treat fungus
  • Natural ways to control and prevent re-infection

Wound healing essentials
  • Phases of healing a full-thickness ulcer
  • Wound assessment techniques
  • Team approach to wound healing, including the patient/family
  • Making use of nutrition and endorphins to speed healing

Wound bed preparation to assure best possible healing
  • Best cleansing - takes more than saline
  • Aggressive antiseptic cleansers
  • Biofilm - invisible shield for bacteria
  • Gentle and effective antiseptic wound cleansers

Debridement of non-viable tissues - an important part of infection control
  • Compare methods - each has pros and cons
  • Discuss new soft pad for mechanical debridement (breaks biofilm too)

Dressings help with moisture and bacterial balance in wounds
  • Many antiseptic dressings available - new category is germ traps
  • Super-absorbent options - not just foam and alginate any more
  • How to choose a dressing based on wound characteristics
  • How to decrease costs using products included on your buying contract

Modalities - physical science can be used to speed healing
  • Surgical wounds
  • Keeping incisions clean and dry to decrease dehiscence and infection
  • Negative pressure wound therapybedside and single patient use models

Pressure Ulcers - 2014 international guidelines
  • Identify risks - how to intervene
  • Tools to use and prevention options
  • Pressure mapping and therapists who specialize in fitting for optimal cushion
  • Foam mattresses, air mattresses, chair cushions, foot protection boots - what options may be best for your facility’s situation/budget

Diabetic foot ulcers
  • Depression, vitamin D deficiency, neuropathy - how limbs and lives are lost
  • Off-loading methods
  • Utilizing written contracts

Advanced therapies - skin grafts, hyperbarics, autologous platelet concentrate
  • Arterial ulcers
  • Comparison of diagnostic methods
  • Re-vascularize if possible
  • Keep dry if not able to restore the flow

Edema related ulcers
  • Compression and elevation - tips to help them succeed
  • Infection control methods to prevent frequent stasis dermatitis and infections
  • Managing fibrin slough without causing trauma to legs

Lipedema and lymphedema
  • Assessment tips
  • Lymphedema therapy


Joan Junkin, RN, MSN, began her wound specialty as a research analyst for the pressure ulcer guideline treatment panel in 1992. During her 10 years as an acute care Wound Clinical Nurse Specialist, she conducted and published research and served as chair of the National Accreditation Committee for Wound, Ostomy and Continence educational programs. Joan has published articles in several peer reviewed journals and the past 10 years has presented 8 hour wound seminars to professionals in all 50 states and 4 provinces in Canada.

Ms. Junkin has been invited faculty at WOCN national and regional conferences and SAWC. She currently provides clinical consults for long-term care and hospice in Nebraska and teaches as a clinical associate for the University of Nebraska College of Nursing. Her extensive clinical and speaking career gives Joan a broad perspective from which to draw clinical wisdom and very practical approaches. She keeps her seminars fresh by adding in appropriate doses of humor. In a field such as wound care where scientific data changes best practice more quickly than guidelines can be published and where new products are introduced monthly, this well-grounded expert will help you focus on what will make a difference in skin health and wound care outcomes.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Joan Junkin is the Owner of The Healing Touch, Inc. She is on the speaker’s bureau for Sage Products Inc. Ms. Junkin receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Joan Junkin has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.
The following individuals contributed to the planning of this educational event: Content Expertise - Joan Junkin, MSN, APRN-CNS, CWOCN; Activity Planner - Mary Burce; Nurse Planner - Barbara Chamberlain, RN, BSN; Target Audience Consultants: Mary Ellen Akan, MPT; Diane Dressel, RD, MS, CD; Becky Lange, OTR/L
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