This inservice offering answers key questions about the Wound VAC:
- Why is that VAC alarming and how can I fix it?
- How do I use that Seal Check screen?
- When do I use bridging, y-connecting, or different types of foam?
- What kinds of wounds or incisions are appropriate for VAC?
- When do I use intermittent vs. continuous suction?
- What are some tricks to keeping a good seal?
- Briefly summarize the Wound Healing Cascade
- Discuss the NPWT/V.A.C. “Therapy Mechanisms of Action”
- Describe basic NPWT/V.A.C.” Therapy System settings and operation”
- State how to perform NPWT/V.A.C. “Therapy basic dressing applications”
- Identify the process to prevent dressing retention and use of the new documentation forms
- Discuss how to troubleshoot (remove V.A.C Therapy System) potential problems with wound therapy
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP15199 for 3 contact hours. No partial credit will be given.
Mary Ann Frauenholz Zawalski, RN, MSN, PHN, KCI Clinical Specialist
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|Wed, Feb 19th, 2014 - Wed, Feb 19th, 2014||8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.|