(W304) Insect Repellent Won't Work on These Bugs: Current Practices in The Management of Wound Infection

  • Room: Grand Ballroom C1-2 (Grand Ballroom Level)
  • Session Number:W304
Monday, June 08, 2015: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
/ CEU Credits:1

Speaker(s)

Speaker
Kevin Emmons DrNP, APN-C, AGPCNP-BC, CWCN
Clinical Assistant Professor
School of Nursing-Camden, Rutgers University

Description

This session will examine the complexity of wound infection with a focus on the role of the advanced practice provider. Topics covered will include common bacteriologic causes, signs and symptoms, and treatment options including pharmacologic management. 

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Learning Objectives

The participant will be able to:
1. The attendee can differentiate between a critically colonized wound and an infected wound.
2. The attendee will be able recommend topical/systemic pharmacologic/non-pharmacologic interventions to manage the critically colonized/infected wound.