Date & Time
8:00 am ‐ 5:00 pm ET
AddressHouston Methodist Hospital, Rio Grande Conference Room, Dunn Tower - First floor, 6565 Fannin Street
Houston , TX 77030
Contact Hours7.5 Hours
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$199 through February 27th
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This evidence-based course provides clinicians with the latest information with regards to wound care management. This course will discuss the basics of wound care including information about their etiology, how to assess and document wounds appropriately, types of wounds and contributing factors, the phases of wound healing and prevention techniques, and treatment options.
At the end of this course, the participant will be able to:
- Describe normal phases of wound healing
- Identify factors which lead to delayed wound healing
- Name the layers of skin
- Assess wounds and document appropriately
- Identify typical wound types
- Understand atypical wounds and interventions needed
- Understand dressing selections available and what to use based on wound type
- Identify advanced wound healing techniques & modalities
Instructor – Jennifer Gardner, PT, DPT, MHA, CWS
Dr. Gardner has been a physical therapist for 15 years with the last 10 concentrated solely on wound care. She became a Certified Wound Specialist in 2001 and recently successfully passed her re-certification in October 2011. Currently, Dr. Gardner is employed at Underwood-Memorial Hospital as the Manager of Wound Care Services, supervising both inpatient wound care and the outpatient wound center. In addition, she has been adjunct professor at College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN for the last 7 years, teaching Integumentary to doctoral physical therapy students. Dr. Gardner has presented both nationally and internationally on various wound care topics and continues to participate in research studies on new concepts in wound healing.
Other Course Information:
- Course check-in begins at 7:30am
- Participants are on their own for lunch (1 hour break)
Approved in my State?
as Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants
as Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants
as Certified Athletic Trainers
as CSCS / CPT