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WOCN Continuing Education


The Wound Care Two Step: Integrating Palliative Care Principles into Everyday Practice


Jun 24, 2014 9:15am ‐ Jun 24, 2014 10:15am

Expiration Date: Apr 27, 2021


Credits: None available.

Standard: $25.00
Members: $0.00

Description

Release Date: 4/27/2015

Expiration Date: 4/27/2021

Credit Information:
Nurses – ANCC and CBRN Accreditation Statements

The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15115.

DISCLAIMER: Accreditation refers to educational content only and does not imply ANCC, CBRN or WOCN Society endorsement of any commercial product or service.

Target Audience: RN, Nurse Practitioners, Health Care Professionals who work with WOC patients.

To Receive Credit:

  1. Complete the activity in its entirety.
  2. Complete/submit the posttest and evaluation.
  3. Receive a passing score of 70% or more to receive credit.
  4. Print out your certificate and/or save to your computer. It will also be saved to your CEC account.

Program Overview:
This session will discuss the principles of palliative wound care across the care continuum. A focus of this session will be placed on symptom management including pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic options.


Learning Objectives:
Upon successful completion of this educational program, the learner should be able to:

  1. Discuss the concept of palliative wound care across the care continuum.
  2. Apply palliative management strategies to common wound related symptoms.

Disclosures:
Kevin R. Emmons, DrNP, APN-C, AGPCNP, CWCN; Kathy Tavernelli, MSN, CNP, CWOCN; and Shawneen M. Schmitt, RN, MSN, MS, CWOCN, CFCN, FACCWS, have disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships or conflicts of interest with commercial interests related directly or indirectly to this educational activity.


Any potential conflict of interest has been vetted according to policy and the determination was made that no conflict existed. The following have disclosed a potential conflict of interest:
Marcia Gay-Bales, MSN, MBA, FNP-C, CLNC, CWOCN - Speakers Bureau (ConvaTec). This conflict of interest was resolved according to policy.

Commercial Support or Non-Commercial Sponsorship:
There is no commercial support or non-commercial sponsorship for this activity.

Speaker(s):

  • Kevin R. Emmons, DrNP, APN, AGPCNP-BC, CWCN, CFCN, Clinical Associate Professor of Nursing, Rutgers School of Nursing- Camden
Category: Wound

Credits

  • 1.10 - Contact Hours
  • 0.00 - Pharmacology

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