Wound Care and Healing in Perioperative Practice

Product Details
Product ID: 1972
Year Produced: 2014
Length: 40 min.
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The purpose of this study guide and accompanying video is to educate perioperative registered nurses (RNs) and other interested health care personnel about the physiology of wound healing and to review key concepts and practices for providing wound care in the perioperative setting.

Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Define wound healing
  • List types of wound closure
  • Describe the physiology of wound healing
  • Describe how wounds are classified
  • Discuss factors that affect wound healing
  • Categorize surgical site infections (SSI)
  • Describe practices to prevent SSIs
  • Describe perioperative wound management practices and treatments