This session will examine the complexity of wound infection with a focus on the role of the advanced practice provider. Topics covered will include common bacteriologic causes, signs and symptoms, and treatment options including pharmacologic management.
The attendee can differentiate between a critically colonized wound and an infected wound.
The attendee will be able recommend topical/systemic pharmacologic/non-pharmacologic interventions to manage the critically colonized/infected wound.
DrNP, APN, AGPCNP-BC, CWCN, CFCN,
Clinical Associate Professor of Nursing,
Rutgers School of Nursing- Camden
Credits: None available.
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