Skin and Wound: Medications that Affect Wound Healing
After completing this course, RNs, RPNs and LPNs will be able to obtain a complete medication list, correctly identify polypharmacy, high-risk medications and/or medication safety issues, and communicate the risk to the prescribing provider using the appropriate communication format.
By the end of this course you will be able to:
- Identify classes of medications that impact wound healing
- Recognize how these medications alter the wound healing trajectory
- Adjust the treatment plan and goals of care as appropriate
- Identify mitigation strategies
All Health Authorities Employees
Prior to attending educational sessions, you must obtain approval from your manager or supervisor if attending on scheduled work time (or if you expect to be reimbursed if attending outside of work time). Download this form, have it signed and then keep it for your records. Thank-you.