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On-Demand Webinar Series:
Wound Care in Advanced Illness

Note: Institutional group rates are available upon request

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Funding Disclosure: No commercial funding has been accepted for the activity.

Location: Online at

Speaker Name and Title:
Diane Maydick, EdD, RN, ACNS-BC, CWOCN
Managing Partner
Care Improvement Strategies

Purpose: This webinar will provide nurses with information and strategies to implement evidence-based practices to prevent and/or manage wounds in advanced illness.


  1. Identify components required to optimize patient outcomes in regards to preventing or treating wounds in advanced illness
  2. Discuss strategies to prevent skin breakdown, further deterioration of existing wounds, wound and other symptom management, and those that optimize well-being
  3. List components of a wound assessment
  4. Identify local wound management techniques (dressing selection)
Why Do I Need to Know This?
Caring for patients with advanced illness is complex and requires a comprehensive interprofessional approach to optimize well-being for the patient and their caregivers. Advanced illness is often accompanied by increased risk of chronic debility, advancing disease, multi-system organ failure, the potential for skin breakdown and/or the presence of wounds. Nurses, who work as members of interprofessional teams, should be knowledgeable about evidence-based strategies to prevent and treat wounds in advanced illness. 

Target Audience: Nursing administrators and managers, nurses, and healthcare coaches

Criteria for Successful Completion:

  1. Attendance at entire session
  2. Submission of completed evaluation form
  3. Successful completion of a posttest (70% passing grade)

Continuing Education Credits: 1.0

Continuing Education Accreditation:

Nurses:  MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by The Alabama State Nurses Association, an accredited provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


Individual:  $25 (includes CE certificate)

Release Date: June 25, 2018

Expiration Date: February 14, 2021

Diane Maydick, EdD, RN, ACNS-BC, CWOCN, has no financial arrangements or affiliations with any commercial entities whose products, research or services may be discussed in these materials. Any discussion of investigational or unlabeled uses of a product will be identified.

Russell K. Portenoy, MD, Faculty and Planner, has indicated a relationship with Tabula Rasa for research support.

No other Planning Committee Member has any disclosures.

Planning Committee Members
Lara Dhingra, PhD
Colleen Fleming-Damon, PhD, ANP-BC, ACHPN, FT
Myra Glajchen, DSW
Helena Knotkova, PhD
Russell K. Portenoy, MD
Karen Richards, PhD, EdS
Wini Schein, BA