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Chronic Wound Care Case Studies - Part 1

Posted on February 27, 2018
Topics: Diabetes, Wound Care

Presenter: Dianne Murray Rudolph, APRN, GNP-BC, CWOCN, UTHSCSA

Wound care case studies are a great way to fully understand what influences effective wound care treatments. Wound care specialist Dianne Rudolph will walk you through five unique case studies to help you better understand the complexities of wound care assessments, classifications and treatments.  

For additionals case studies: Chronic Wound Care Case Studies - Part 2

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Chronic Wound Care Case Studies - Part 2

Posted on February 27, 2018
Topics: Diabetes, Wound Care

Wound care case studies are a great way to fully understanding what influences effective wound care treatments.

Wound care specialist Dianne Rudolph will walk you through five unique case studies to help you  better understand the complexities of wound care assessments, classifications and treatments.

For additional case studies: Chronic Wound Care Case Studies - Part 1


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How to Apply a Leg or Compression Wrap

Posted on January 25, 2018
Topics: Diabetes, Wound Care

Presenter: Dianne Murray Rudolph, APRN, GNP-BC, CWOCN, UTHSCSA

A leg wrap is commonly used for the management of edema and venostasis ulcers. Watch this short demonstration of the proper techniques for applying a leg compression wrap. 

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Wound Care Management: The Science of Wound Healing

Posted on December 19, 2017
Topics: Diabetes, Wound Care

Presenter: Dianne Murray Rudolph, APRN, GNP-BC, CWOCN, UTHSCSA

In Parts 1, 2 and 3 of this series covered classification of wounds, and the concepts of wound healing and assessments. In this final module - the presenter covers wound management, which includes:

  • Cleansing
  • Tissue Management
  • Debridement
  • Infection
  • Moisture Balance
  • Edges
  • Epibole
  • Factors that affect healing
  • Pain

Note: This is Pt. 4 of a series of wound care trainings: The Science of Wound Healing

Part 1: Wound Classification 
Part 2: What is Wound Healing?
Part 3: Wound Assessment

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Wound Care Assessment: The Science of Wound Healing

Posted on December 19, 2017
Topics: Diabetes, Wound Care

Presenter: Dianne Murray Rudolph, APRN, GNP-BC, CWOCN, UTHSCSA

In Parts 1 and 2 of this series covered classification of wounds, and the concepts of wound healing. In Part 3 - the presenter will continue with the concepts involved in wound assessment including location, size, depth, tunneling/undermining, tissue type, wound edges, exudate and periwound area using a wound assessment model. This video also includes a demonstration on undermining and tunneling in wound care. 

Note: This is Pt. 3 of a series of wound care trainings: The Science of Wound Healing

Part 1: Wound Classification
Part 2: What is Wound Healing?
Part 4: Wound Management

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Wound Care Healing: The Science of Wound Healing

Posted on December 19, 2017
Topics: Diabetes, Wound Care

Presenter: Dianne Murray Rudolph, APRN, GNP-BC, CWOCN, UTHSCSA

In Part 1 of this series we discussed the classification of wounds, partial vs. full thickness wounds, and the staging of pressure injuries. In Part 2  the presenter will move on to the concepts of wound healing. Having a good understanding of what wound healing entails is important to determining treatment strategy. This video covers the following on wound healing:

  • Healing Differences Between Partial and Full Thickness Wounds 
  • Regeration Healing
  • Tissue Repair
  • Hemostasis & Inflammation
  • Proliferation 
  • Re-epithelialization
  • Maturation/Remodeling
(Note: This is Pt. 2 of a series of wound care trainings: The Science of Wound Healing)

Part 1: Wound Classification 
Part 3: Wound Assessment
Part 4: Wound Management

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Wound Care Classification: The Science of Wound Healing

Posted on December 19, 2017
Topics: Diabetes, Wound Care

Presenter: Dianne Murray Rudolph, APRN, GNP-BC, CWOCN, UTHSCSA

Wound assessment and classification is an important cornerstone which allows you to determine a plan of care and move on to properly manage the patient's wound. This video covers: 

  • Wound Classifications
  • Wound Thickness
  • Systematic Wound Assessment
  • Phases of Wound Healing
  • Principles of Wound Management
Note: This is Pt. 1 of a series of wound care trainings: The Science of Wound Healing

Part 2: What is Wound Healing?
Part 3: Wound Assessment
Part 4: Wound Management

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Avoid Complications of Diabetes with a Diabetic Foot Exam

Posted on December 14, 2017

Foot related problems are just one of many complications of diabetes. Many foot related complications can be avoided with early detection, diagnosis and treatment. This video will explain how to perform a diabetic foot exam and help you identify any potential issues.

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