Module II: Wounds:
Principles of Wound Healing


Wound healing is a complex process which begins at the time of injury and may continue for years. This wound healing trajectory can be influenced by many internal and external factors. This program offers an in-depth review of the wound healing cascade and factors that influence healing. An understanding of the healing process will support clinicians in the development of effective plans of care.


Objectives:
At the conclusion of this program participants will be able to:

  • Describe the pathophysiology of wound healing

  • Describe the wound healing cascade

  • Explain the difference between acute and chronic wounds

  • Identify factors that impair wound healing
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