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Dynamic Medical is a recognized leader in wound care management, serving Skilled Nursing Facilities nation-wide.

Contact us for more information on our comprehensive Wound Management & Prevention solutions that include products, clinical support and educational programs.

 

    
Dynamic Medical provides comprehensive educational programs for wound management and prevention covering a diverse range of topics. Our programs are designed for all members of the health care staff to enhance knowledge in wound care management and prevention.

     We offer multiple education course formats to ensure maximum benefits and flexibility for your staff. Formats include: one-on-one training, group 1 hour in-service classes and 4-8 hour wound seminars for individual buildings or multiple buildings in regional clusters. Most topics are 1 hour sessions and can be combined to provide a one day comprehensive wound management and prevention seminar.

In-Service Classes and Wound Seminars include any of the following topics:


Pressure Ulcer Risk and Prevention

     This program is designed for all members of the health care team who care for those patients at risk of developing pressure ulcers. This program assists the participant in identifying residents at risk, contributing factors to pressure ulcer development and preventative intervention to maintain skin integrity.


Wound Assessment & Documentation of Pressure Ulcers

     This program prepares and assists the participant in understanding the importance of a timely and comprehensive assessment of a resident with a pressure ulcer and the pertinent factors that should be addressed with wound documentation. The program includes the assessment and management process of pressure related ulcers, accurate staging of pressure ulcers, proper technique for measuring wound size, depth and undermining/tunneling and documentation guidelines to complete a comprehensive pressure ulcer summary.


Wound Assessment & Documentation of Vascular & Lower Extremity Ulcers

     This program educates the participants in understanding the assessment process for lower extremity ulcers so that they may accurately determine the appropriate etiology of vascular related ulcers. The program covers distinguishing characteristics of arterial ulcers, venous insufficiency ulcers and diabetic neuropathic ulcers as well as contributing factors associated with lower extremity ulcerations, physiology of arterial, venous and neuropathic ulcers. Additionally we review management interventions that should be considered for each of these lower extremity ulcers.


Wound Healing & Treatment Modalities

     This program assists the participants in understanding the processof wound healing and indications for appropriate topical wound care management. Nurses will be granted 1 CEU upon completion of the program which include principles for topical wound management and dressing categories. The program also covers selection of appropriate
cleansing and treatment modalities in the management of various wounds.


Tag F309 & F314: Overview for the Guidance to Surveyors

     This program assists the participants understanding of implications regarding the LTC surveyor guidelines and initiatives for pressure ulcers. The program includes a review of TAG F-309 and F-314 definitions and characteristics, risk factors as well as a thorough discussion on the importance of the admission process and risk assessment screening. The course also covers the aspects of monitoring pressure ulcer dressings and re-evaluating the response of the treatment approach, as well as pain assessment.


Therapy Mattress System Overview & Operations

     This program reviews the benefits of pressure relieving/redistributing therapy mattress systems and the specific operational features for each pump and mattress system in use. Additionally, this course reviews suggested linen guidelines and cleaning procedures as well as the steps to take in the event of a power failure.


Case Scenarios & Group Workshops for Wound Management

     This program is designed to test the learning and recall of individuals or groups on pertinent wound management topics already presented. The case scenarios allow the participants to work in groups to formulate ideas and approaches on wound management and prevention and reinforce learning.


Essentials of MDS Version 3.0 Section M: Skin Conditions

     This program assists the participants in understanding the impending changes in the Minimum Data Set (MDS) Version 3.0 Section M on skin conditions and its implications for practice in the long term care setting. It includes a brief history of MDS development, shortcomings of the MDS Version 2.0, highlights and changes in MDS 3.0: Section M and a review of each subsection for accurate documentation. Additionally, the program presents a thorough discussion of the changes in the staging practices for long term care along with the revised CMS staging definitions.


Wound Management & Nutritional Interventions

     This program assists the participant in understanding the assessment of wounds commonly seen in long-term care and how nutritional assessment and interventions can assist in prevention and/or healing of these wounds. The program includes an overview of the characteristics of pressure ulcers per national definition standards, as well as ulcerations of circulatory and neuropathic etiology. Additionally the course reviews the phases of wound healing and the impact of initial and ongoing nutritional assessment / re-assessment and interventions.

     Dynamic Medical is a recognized leader in wound care management, serving Skilled Nursing Facilities nation-wide. Please contact us for more information on our comprehensive Wound Management & Prevention solutions that include products, clinical support and educational programs.