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WOCN Continuing Education


Evidence-Based Protocol for Care of Pilonidal Sinus Wounds -Update 2016


Feb 24, 2017 12:00am ‐ Feb 24, 2021 11:59pm

Expiration Date: Feb 24, 2021


Credits: None available.

Standard: $25.00
Members: $0.00

Description

Release Date: 2/24/2017
Expiration Date: 2/24/2021

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

Credit Information:
ANCC and CBRN Accreditation Statements

The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education 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 endorsement of any commercial product or service.


To Receive Credit:

  1. Complete the activity in its entirety.
  2. Complete and submit the online course evaluation.
  3. Print out your certificate and/or save to your computer. It will also be saved to your CEC account.

Program Overview:
First published in 2012, the Harris Pilonidal Sinus Wound Protocol© for post-operative wounds has proven to be a successful method of management for many clinicians. Common mistakes in the care of pilonidal cysts, including missing the signs and symptoms of infection that are peculiar to this wound type, and an update of the Harris evidence based protocol for treatment will be described in order to increase the knowledge base of the learners and assist them in implementing appropriate care in practice.


Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this educational program, learners will be able to:

  1. Understand the principles of the 2011 evidence-based Pilonidal Sinus Wound Protocol.
  2. Identify new evidence that updates the protocol.
  3. Apply key learnings to own practice.

Disclosures:
Connie Harris, RN, ET, IIWCC, MSc
, has disclosed no relevant financial relationship or conflict of interest with commercial interest related directly to this educational activity.

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

Speaker(s):

  • Connie Harris, RN, ET, IIWCC, MSc, CNS Wound and Ostomy, CarePartners
Category: Wound

Credits

  • 1.19 - Contact Hours
  • 0.00 - Pharmacology

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