Wound Care Advanced Practice Provider

Scope of Practice

Scope of practice include, but are not limited to the following:

 

  • Demonstrate a dedication to the highest standards in wound care, essential in the development of a comprehensive wound management program.

 

  • Work with a specialized wound care team (including certified RNs, and physicians) to promote wound healing in the inpatient and outpatient setting.

 

  • Perform comprehensive and problem focused history and physical exams.

 

  • Evaluate and treat a wide variety of acute and chronic wound including but not limited to; diabetic, vascular, pressure and surgical wounds.

 

  • Interpret and correlate subjective and objective data to formulate a differential diagnose and establish a working diagnosis for whole patient care.  

 

  • Identify wound deterioration and need for potential surgical intervention

 

  • Demonstrate knowledge and hand-on skills in sharp debridement, and alternative treatment modalities.

 

  • Be able to Identify wound deterioration and need for potential surgical intervention

 

  • Access to clinically advanced wound healing interventions, including hyperbaric oxygen treatments

 

  • Develop meaningful healthcare relationships with your patients to Improve the quality of wound care for your patients and promote long-term health and healing

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