Wound Documentation: Risk Management Considerations (1.0 CE for Nurses)

10-12-2020 11:55 AM

Layers of the Skin

Course Description

Documentation is a form of communication that provides information about the patient or resident and confirms that care was provided. The ability to communicate a patient or resident’s condition to another healthcare provider is best done using universally accepted and understood terms, and using proper anatomical location descriptions and vocabulary is a vital part of comprehensive quality wound care. The use of appropriate terminology is essential in wound assessment and documentation.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the course, the learner will be able to:
  • Explain the purposes of documentation
  • Define the key legal terms
  • Discuss essential steps in documentation
  • Review documentation issues related to wound care

Intended Audience

This course is intended for nurses.

1.0 CE for Nurses