Wound Healing and Nutritional Management

Program Date: 18 February 2019
Publication Date: 4 March 2019
Continuing Education Units: Nurse Contact: 1.0; Dietitian CPEU: 1.0

Course Description:

In this course, you’ll define acute vs. chronic wounds; review the phases of wound healing; and discuss the role and components of medical nutrition therapy in wound healing.

Course Objectives:

•Define acute vs. chronic wounds.
•Review the phases of wound healing.
•Discuss the role and the components of medical nutrition therapy in wound healing.
  • CDR Level: 1
  • Suggested Learning Codes: 5000, 5090, 5380
  • Performance Indicators: 8.1.5, 8.3.1, 8.3.4
  • Run Time: 46

Course Instructor Bio(s)

Nancy Morgan, RN, BSN, MBA, WOC, WCC, DWC, OMS

Co-founder, Wound Care Education Institute
Plainfield, IL, USA
As the founding partner of the Wound Care Education Institute®, Nancy Morgan has more than 20 years of experience as a registered nurse. She holds an MBA, and is board certified in wound care, ostomy and diabetic wound care. Renowned for her dynamic speaking style, Nancy delivers her trademark presentations and training across the globe. With a passion for wound care and a strong desire to motivate and inspire healthcare professionals, Nancy continues to lead WCEI with her consistent vision and infectious energy.

Nancy Collins, PhD, RDN, LD, NWCC, FAND

Nutrition Wound Care Certified
Light Bulb Health, Inc.
Las Vegas, NV, USA

Dr. Nancy Collins is a registered and licensed dietitian based in Las Vegas, NV. Dr. Collins has over 25 years of practitioner experience in foodservice management, clinical nutrition, and consulting to health care institutions. Dr. Collins is nationally known as a geriatric nutrition expert and medico-legal expert dealing with the interwoven issues of malnutrition, wound healing, and unintended weight loss in patients.

Dr. Collins is a frequent speaker at medical education symposia and a prolific author. Dr. Collins is an editorial advisor to the journal Advances in Skin and Wound Care, and a columnist for Ostomy Wound Management. She is also the member of many medical advisory boards including the American Professional Wound Care Association, which awarded her Fellow status. Dr. Collins is the sole dietitian/nutritionist with Fellow status in wound care. In addition, Dr. Collins is the founder of www.Nutrition411.com, an online resource for healthcare professionals offering over 3000 free, customizable resources on a wide variety of nutrition and health topics.

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