WOCN Conference 2018

W312 - Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Compression!

Jun 4, 2018 4:20pm ‐ Jun 4, 2018 5:20pm

Standard: $5.00

Description

Get ready for a fun FAST PACED hands-on session to become more familiar with lower extremity wraps! Compression therapy is a key factor in healing rates in patients with venous leg ulcers; continued use of compression is important to reduce venous ulcer recurrence. Learn by practicing different types of wraps and safe methods for application. The need is great! Venous ulcers account for 80-90% of all leg ulcers. Learn to wrap correctly for the best patient outcomes!

Learning Objective:

  • The learner will perform leg wraps more skillfully for better patient outcomes.

Speaker(s):

  • Mary Mahoney, MSN RN CWON CFCN, WOC Nurse, UnityPoint at Home

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Sharon McCarthy
6/23/18 12:31 pm

Great information regarding measuring and the use of the long stretch wraps and the tube compression