November 17: Foundations of Wound Assessment & Management

$35.00

Date:
Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Time:
0900 PT | 1000 MT | 1100 CT/SK | 1200 ET | 1300 AT

Duration:
120 minutes including a Q&A

Includes:
• A certificate of completion
• The live webinar event if registering prior to commencement
• The on-demand recording to watch at your convenience
• A handout in PDF format for viewing or self-printing

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

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Description

Date:
Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Time:
0900 PT | 1000 MT | 1100 CT/SK | 1200 ET | 1300 AT

Duration:
120 minutes including a Q&A

Includes:
• A certificate of completion
• The live webinar event if registering prior to commencement
• The on-demand recording to watch at your convenience
• A handout in PDF format for viewing or self-printing

Objectives:
• Compare wound management frameworks
•  Identify assessment tools and wound assessment considerations
•  Develop wound healing goals based on assessment
• Identify appropriate wound care team members
• Development of a wound management plan based on patient assessment
•  Validation of care plan effectiveness

Description:
This session will provide a high-level overview of wound assessment techniques, management frameworks, and care plan development. Learners will develop an understanding of currently available tools to assist with wound assessment and techniques for determining the ability for the wound to heal, along with an appropriate selection of management options to incorporate into the care plan.

Who Should Attend?:
•  Nurses in Acute Care, Emergency, Critical Care, and Long Term Care Settings
•  Wound, Foot Care and Infection Control Nurses; Adult Nurse Practitioners,
•  Nurses in Home Care and Rehabilitation Settings
•  Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists
•  Nurses Planning a Career in Wound Care

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.