Wound Management

Wound Management Program

 

WOUND CARE IS OUR HALLMARK PROGRAM.  WE ARE PROUD TO PROVIDE YOU WITH NURSES WHO SPECIALIZE ONLY IN WOUND AND OSTOMY MANAGEMENT.

Our nurses

Provide treatment for the following types of wound care:

¨ Acute

¨ Arterial Ulcer

¨ Chronic Wound

¨ Diabetic Ulcer

¨ First-Degree burn

¨ Full-thickness wound

¨ Laceration

¨ Partial-thickness wound

¨ Pressure ulcer

¨ Second degree burn

¨ Third-degree burn

 

Our nurses conduct a clinical wound assessment:

¨ Identification of the phases of wound healing and identification of the source of the wound,

¨ Identification factors that would impede wound healing

¨ Review of the patient’s dietary intake that could affect healing including:  Proteins, Album, vitamins, fats, carbohydrates, and trace minerals

¨ Laboratory value Assessment

¨ Clinical wound documentation of:

                              * Stage * Location *Size * Appearance *

                              * Drainage * Pain * Temperature *

 

 Our nurses assist the health providers through health assessments to match the wound to the appropriate care product.

Our nurses are highly trained to use the following wound products:

 

Our nurses are highly trained to use the following wound products

¨ Alginates

¨ Composites

¨ Exudate absorbers

¨ Foams

¨ Gauzes

¨ Hydrocolloids

¨ Hydrogels

¨ Skin sealants

¨ Transparent films

 

¨ Wound care systems

¨ Cleansers

¨ Pouches

¨ Other

¨ Biosynthetis

¨ Debriding agents

¨ Topical sprays

¨ Tapes

 

Our nurses provide patient education on:

¨ Wound Care & Management

¨ Diet

¨ Infection Control

¨ Disease Management

 

Our nurses: maintain a high level of professionalism and

competency through ongoing continuing education.