Wound Infection

1 module


Course Length
60 mins

Medela Education Team

16 Jun 2020



This training will discuss the role of bacteria in wound care and the management of infection in wounds. Time will also be spent on the prevention of infection.


Activity approved for 1.0 Contact Hours by the California Board of Registered Nursing: Provider #13692


Learning Objectives:

  • Explain the impact of bacteria on wounds including biofilm formation
  • Define wound contamination, colonization and infection
  • Identify the signs and symptoms of an infected wound
  • Explain when to use topical or systemic antimicrobials
  • Reiterate the importance of prevention of infection


By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate Wound Infection Certificate On Demand

Learning Credits

Wound Infection
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