The Fundamentals of Wound Care – CEU’s

This training fulfills the DEA’s 8-hour training requirement for prescribers. Free continuing education credits.

Sponsor: Grayken Center for Addiction Training and Technical Assistance

Description

This training is designed to equip addiction medical treatment teams with the basics of wound assessment and treatment. Topics covered include assessment of wound tissue type, drainage, cleansing, dressing supplies, special considerations for loop drains, and xylazine-related wounds.

NOTE: This training is 60 minutes long. There will be an optional 30-minute Q&A session following the training, which will not count for credit.

Intended audience

Medical professionals who provide direct wound care. All others are welcome welcome to attend.

Speaker

Tehya Johnson, MSN, AGPCNP-BC

Teyha is a Nurse Practitioner working at the intersection of people experiencing homelessness and substance use disorders. She specializes in harm reduction, street outreach, and primary care based in Boston, MA, both as an advocate and a provider.

Objectives

  • Apply techniques necessary to perform an initial assessment of a wound.
  • Recall three common types of skin wounds.
  • Describe special considerations for xylazine-related wounds.

This training is designed to equip addiction medical treatment teams with the basics of wound assessment and treatment. Topics covered include assessment of wound tissue type, drainage, cleansing, dressing supplies, special considerations for loop drains, and xylazine-related wounds.

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Event Details

Date:
June 24, 2024
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Cost:
free