Basics of Wound Care

Patients who inject drugs and have injection related wounds often delay or avoid care due to fears of withdrawal or being mistreated in healthcare settings. Unfortunately, this can have devastating results as untreated wounds rarely heal on their own and can lead to amputation or death. This training led by wound care nurses, Sara Wallace-Keeshen, Rachel McFadden & Rebecca Hosey will describe the basics of wound care so providers understand what interventions aid healing and what should be avoided.


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Presented by: Sara Wallace-Keeshen, BSN, RN, Rachel McFadden, BSN, RN, CEN, & Rebecca Hosey, MPH, BSN, RN