Date & Time
Monday, October 2, 2023, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
409 Identifying and Managing Chronic Wounds

Chronic wounds are common in correctional care settings. Identifying wound etiology is essential to ensuring that interventions are appropriate. Learn how a thorough wound history and review of comorbidities can help in distinguishing between common chronic wound types and atypical or acute wounds and how to manage common chronic wound types effectively by addressing underlying causes. Case examples will be explored in this dynamic, interactive session.

Educational Objectives
  • Describe the most common chronic wound types and an atypical or acute wound type that is often confused with each
  • Identify wound types and recognize when additional tests are needed
  • Discuss appropriate wound management methods for each common chronic wound type

Level: Advanced