◂  June 2023

Wound Care and Falls Prevention Workshop

Published by: jtonge


The Moorings at Lewes
17028 Cadbury Circle
Lewes, DE 19958


$50 members | $75 non-members


Tomi Morris

REGISTRATION: 6.8.23 Wound Care Falls Prevention

LED BY: Sue Grafton, RN, BSN, CWON and Jeannette Podlogar, RN, BSN, MHA

This program has been approved for Continuing Education for 3 total participant hours by NAB/NCERS—Approval #20240606-3.50-A93354-IN by NAB and the Delaware Board of Nursing

In this workshop, attendees will review all components of a wound assessment, pressure injury staging and prevention, and best practice treatment modalities for long term cares most common type of wounds. Attendees will also review essential components for an effective fall prevention program and discuss common FTags related to falls.

Learning Objectives
At the end of this workshop, attendees will be able to:

  • Describe a systemic approach to wound assessment
  • Differentiate between the stages of pressure injuries
  • Identify prevention measures that can be implemented upon admission
  • Describe 2 treatment modalities that maintain a moist wound environment
  • Identify persons at high risk for falls
  • Identify 2 solutions to mitigate fall risk
  • Solutions to reduce potential FTags related to falls

Sponsored by: McKesson Medical Surgical


Sue Grafton, RN, BSN, CWON is a Registered Nurse and Certified Wound and Ostomy Nurse in Baltimore, Maryland. Sue started her nursing career in Home Health and has worked for many Maryland-based home care agencies for the past 25 years. She discovered her love of wounds and ostomies in the home care setting and strove to empower individuals to take a part in their healing. She has been a CWON for 18 years.

Sue has been an active member of the Baltimore affiliate WOCN for many years and has held regional and local positions on the board. She has chaired and presented at the Ostomy Education Day that strives to provide more education to post-acute care clinicians. Sue also acted as a clinical consultant for a local HME pharmacy and can bring full circle the importance of continuity of care between care settings.

Sue currently works as a clinical support manager for McKesson Medical Surgical and spends a lot of her time educating post-acute care clinicians on wound management, formulary development, and product selection. She is also a member of WOCN, serves on the SAWC host committee and sits on the AA HomeCare workgroups for Urology/Ostomy and Wound.

Jeannette Podlogar, RN, BSN, MHA is currently a Clinical Support Manager with McKesson Medical Surgical. She received her BSN from the University of Pittsburgh in 1988 and then completed a Master’s in Health Administration from the University of St Francis in 1996.

In the past, Jeannette has held positions in adult and peds acute care, home care, and hospice.

Jeannette has spent the past 25 years working in the world of incontinence, both from a manufacturing side and now for the past 9 years with McKesson where she serves as the incontinence expert. Her passion stems from her desire to make sure everyone is informed about their choices and has access to the best product out there to make their life just a little easier.

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