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How's your wound care?

August 19, 2008
by Kevin Kolus
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Could your facility use an outside wound care consultant?


-If our facility won’t train someone in-house to be a wound care specialist, then I think we should have a consultant come in to evaluate and train a wound care team. It would significantly decrease the healing time of some of our wounds.

-We’ve used an off-site wound care specialist for many years as an adjunct to our wound care team.

-Our specialist is very busy helping area facilities.

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Kevin Kolus

Kevin Kolus


Kevin Kolus wrote for Long-Term Living when he was an editor. He left the brand in 2012...



We have a wound team. One nurse, the ADNS has had special training but is not certified in wound care. You don't need 'experts' if you have your own competent, caring staff