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