Thursday November 2, 2017  Victoria Inn     11:30 – 4:15

Lunch 11:30  (included)  Seats are limited.
MAFCN “Garage Sale” 5:30pm and regular meeting 6:30pm

Once registered you will receive the PowerPoint handout and some pre-reading.

Outline for Level 1 Wound Care Course

Level 1 wound care teaches the use of the Wound Bed Paradigm to:

Identify risk factors for pressure injuries and to implement prevention strategies
Assess & treat wounds with & without clinical signs & symptoms of infection specifically:
• Partial thickness wounds
• Skin tears
• Stage 1 & 2 pressure injuries
Differentiate between wounds commonly seen in practice such as venous and arterial leg ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers
Report Stage 3, 4 & Unstageable pressure injuries as critical incidents

The WRHA wound care policy states that:

Health Care Professionals who have completed Level 1 wound care education or equivalent education provided by hiring facility shall:
• Initiate wound prevention strategies
• Initiate treatment for wounds with and without clinical signs and symptoms of infection including partial thickness wounds, skin tears, stage 1 and 2 pressure injuries

Level 1 Wound Care Registration
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If you would prefer, you can download the form and mail it to the address on the form.