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Basic Wound Care

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June 8, 2010
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OBJECTIVES
At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:
? Define acute vs. chronic wound.
? List types of wounds.
? Define the characteristics of five types of wounds.
? Describe how to measure wounds, including characteristics of undermining, tracks and exudates.
? Discuss the care of wounds.
? Identify methods to control odor in an open wound.

TARGET AUDIENCE
Licensed Nurses, nursing assistants, physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and interested others
FEE
$40 for non-members; No fee for AHEC members
CREDIT
0.2 CEUs, 2 clock hours AHEC
Upstate AHEC is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the South Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center?s Commission on Accreditation.
Upon successful completion of this program, attendees will receive 2 contact hours.
This CE activity is approved for 2.4 contact hours for Physical Therapists.

To register for this class, please call or e-mail Angie Ross at aross@upstateahec.org/(864)349-1177.

06/06/2010
The Carolina Center for Behavioral Health
2700 E. Phillips Road
Greer, South Carolina 29650
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Angie Ross
8643491177