presented by Scott LaRaus
Financial - Scott Laraus receives compensation from MedBridge for the production of this course. This course is sponsored by Davol.
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Scott LaRaus, PT, DPT, CWS
Dr. LaRaus is a 1992 graduate of Hunter College’s Physical Therapy Program in New York. He obtained his post professional doctorate of physical therapy at the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey, May 2008. He started out his career developing and implementing the University of Medicine and Dentistry’s inpatient and outpatient wound care…Read full bio
1. Skin Anatomy
This chapter will cover skin anatomy and stages of wound repair. In order to understand the more complex aspects of wound management, the audience needs to have a basic understanding of the anatomy of the skin as well of the initial stages of wound repair that the body undertakes in order for healing to take place.
2. Examination: Part One
This chapter will provide the participants with a basic and practical understanding of examination of patients with integument impairment. Information provided is evidence-based practice but can be performed in a reasonable amount of time for bedside and clinic use.
3. Examination: Part Two
Part two: This chapter will provide the participants with a basic and practical understanding of examination of patients with integument impairment. Information provided is evidence base practice but can be performed in a reasonable amount of time for bedside and clinic use.
4. Evaluation of Findings
Now that we have collected all of the information from the examination, what does it mean to the practitioner? This chapter will review the findings from the examination and review their interpretation. The findings will review the most common type of wounds seen in facilities, concentrating on the signs and symptoms of arterial insufficiency, venous insufficiency, pressure ulcers/injuries, neuropathic wounds, and infection.