Lower Leg Ulcer Management: Foundations

$35.00

Duration:
120 minutes including a Q&A

Includes:
• A certificate of completion
• The on-demand recording to watch at your convenience, for at least one year
• A handout in PDF format for viewing or self-printing

See below for the outline, speaker biography, and more.

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Description

Duration:
120 minutes including a Q&A

Includes:
• A certificate of completion
• The on-demand recording to watch at your convenience, for at least one year
• A handout in PDF format for viewing or self-printing

Objectives:

To help participants to:
•  Distinguish the differences between the arterial, venous, and lymphatic systems
•  Differentiate the pathophysiology between common lower leg wounds
•  Determine appropriate management techniques for common lower leg wound types
•   Explain the different forms of compression used in lower leg edema management
•  Develop of a wound management plan based on patient assessment
•  Validate of care plan effectiveness

Description:
Leg ulceration is a chronic health issue posing significant burden on individual patients and the health care system. This webinar will provide an overview of common lower leg wound pathophysiology and management techniques. Learners will develop an understanding of the arterial, venous and lymphatic systems and how they affect lower leg wound healing. Join Corey Heerschap, MScCH (WPC), BScN, RN, NSWOC, WOCC (C), IIWCC, our wound healing expert for this excellent webinar.

Who Should Attend?:
•  Nurses in Acute Care, Critical Care, and Long Term Care Settings
•  Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists who work in wound settings
•  Nurses in Home Care and Rehabilitation Settings
•  Wound Care and Infection Control Nurses
•   Adult Nurse Practitioners and Diabetes Educators

Corey Heerschap, MScCH (WPC), BScN, RN, NSWOC, WOCC(C), IIWCC

Corey Heerschap is the Clinical Nurse Specialist for Wound and Ostomy at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre in Barrie, Ontario. Corey completed his Master of Science in Community Health specializing in Wound Prevention and Care and the International Interdisciplinary Wound Care Course from the University of Toronto. He is a Nurse Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence and is certified in Wound, Ostomy & Continence Nursing through the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA). He has completed the second cohort of the CAET Building Leadership for Enterostomal Therapy Nursing Excellence Program. He is a past Treasurer of Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence Canada (NSWOCC) and winner of the 2019 NSWOCC presidents award for excellence in wound, ostomy and continence nursing. He has participated as an expert panel member for the second edition of the Ostomy Care and Management guideline developed by the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario and assisted in the development of the recent CNA wound, ostomy and continence exam. In addition to his work in the wound care field, Corey has also taught in both the Registered Practical Nursing and Personal Support Worker Programs. He has also conducted and published research in the field of nursing education, wound care, and ostomy management. He is currently completing a PhD in Nursing at Queens University focusing on wound care decision-making by registered nurses.

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