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WOCN Continuing Education

Complex Wound Cases

Feb 4, 2021 9:00am ‐ Feb 4, 2021 9:00am

Credits: None available.

Standard: $25.00
Members: $0.00


Credits (Post Test and/or Evaluation Required)

1.0 - Contact Hours

0.25 - Pharmacology

Release Date: 02/04/2021

Expiration Date: 02/04/2024

Credit Information:

Nurses – ANCC 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 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:

Complete the activity in its entirety.

Complete/submit the posttest and evaluation.

Print out your certificate and/or save to your computer. It will also be saved to your CEC account.

Program Overview:

Chaucer said; “Time Heals all Wounds”. Wound healers know this is far from the truth. In our day to day work, it is not the Stage 2 pressure injuries or partial thickness skin tears, but rather the unusual, atypical and complex wounds that occupy the majority of our thoughts and energies. This session will present, in a case-based format, some rational strategies for sorting out the complex cases we face.

Learning Outcomes:

Upon completion of this activity, the learner will report in the post-activity evaluation increased confidence in their ability to identify the characteristics, treatment, and management of atypical wounds.


The planners and faculty for this session reported the following relationships with commercial interest organizations. This presentation was reviewed to ensure no bias was present.

Lee Ruotsi: Speaker for Smith & Nephew, Organogenesis, Medline; Consultant for MolecuLight

Dot Weir: Speaker for Smith & Nephew, Organogenesis, Molnlycke, Medline, 3M/KCI; Consultant for MolecuLight, Urgo

Commercial Support or Non-Commercial Sponsorship:

There is no commercial support or non-commercial sponsorship for this activity.


  • Dr. Lee Ruotsi, MD, Medical Director, Saratoga Hospital Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine
  • Dot Weir, RN CWON, CWS, Wound Clinician / Consultant, Saratoga Hospital’s Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine
Category: Wound


  • 1.00 - Contact Hours
  • 0.25 - Pharmacology

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