Wound Care Webinar Series



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Wound Care Webinar Series

Available on-demand through 10/16/2021

Course Description:

The Healthcare Association of Hawaii (HAH) is pleased to present this Wound Care Webinar Series! The appropriate management of wounds is critical knowledge for a healthcare practitioner. The ability to recognize basic wound etiologies, develop assessment skills, and understand wound treatments along with measures to prevent reoccurrence is essential. Maintaining knowledge of best practices and prevention techniques benefit all involved.

Join us as Kim Pennington-Lovell, CEO and Wound Care Consultant with Optimal Wound Solutions, walks us through wound management in this 4-part webinar series! 


Target Audience:

Healthcare practitioners including nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and healthcare leadership


Kim Pennington-Lovell, PT, CWS

Kim Pennington-Lovell has been a physical therapist for 26 years. The majority of her career has been working in the rehabilitation of patients, educating healthcare providers and working to improve the management of chronic wounds.

Kim received her Exercise Science and Speech Communication degrees in 1991 from Belmont University and her Physical Therapy degree in 1993 from  Tennessee State University. She then went on her obtain her board certification in wound management in 2008 from the American Board of Wound Management (CWS). She has maintained her CWS ever since.

Kim has had an exciting and blessed career allowing her to practice in virtually all care settings including acute, skilled nursing, home health and outpatient with patients all ages. She is currently the President and CEO of Optimal Wound Solutions (OWS). As senior wound specialist with OWS, Kim works one on one with interdisciplinary team members to improve processes, assessment and treatments of wounds to optimize healing outcomes.

Kim is a member of the Association of Advanced Wound Care and has been an adjunct professor at multiple universities and colleges in Hawaii, Tennessee, Alabama and Arkansas.

Each webinar was recorded and is available on-demand. To access the recorded webinar, complete registration and payment; a link and password will be sent to you via email. Please allow 72 hours for processing.

Wound Etiology and Classification Systems

October 16, 2019 from 10:00 – 11:00 am HST

All wounds have a mechanism of injury. This session will focus on basic wound etiologies and the characteristics a healthcare practitioner needs to identify in order to determine how a wound developed. Classification of wounds by determining the level of tissue destruction will also be discussed.

Participants will:

  1. Outline the etiology of chronic wounds and extrinsic factors that contribute to and affect wound healing outcomes
  2. Identify the anatomy of the skin and other important structures
  3. Classify a wound by the level of tissue destruction and wound etiology
  4. Describe infection control procedures

Wound Assessment Skills

November 19, 2019 from 10:00 – 11:00 am HST

Assessment techniques and strategies are the base of every successfully healed wound. This session will focus on each portion of assessing a wound, teaching skills and strategies to accurately capture the description of a wound. By compiling a thorough, accurate and skilled assessment, wound management teams will be able to determine a comprehensive treatment plan for wound healing.

Participants will:

  1. Identify the components of wound assessment and documentation
  2. Explore the reason for infection control
  3. Describe the different isolation precautions


Wound Treatments and Wound Bed Preparation

December 10, 2019 from 10:00 – 11:00 am HST

Healthcare practitioners must be able to capture an accurate description of all aspects of a patient’s wound and wound history in order to optimize a comprehensive care plan for wound healing. This session provides an overview of wound dressing categories and indications for their use. Preparing a wound bed for proper healing will also be discussed.

Participants will:

  1. Identify the different categories of wound dressings
  2. Explore the indication for use of each dressing
  3. Recognize when it is time to change the treatment
  4. Describe what is meant by wound bed preparation
  5. Identify requirements for proper infection control when performing treatment on wounds


Stop Tissue Destruction Before It Reoccurs

February 11, 2020 from 10:00 – 11:00 am HST

It takes a multi-focused approach and treating the entire patient to close and maintain closure of wounds while they are in the remodeling phase of healing. Identification of the cause(s) of tissue destruction, anticipating the high risk areas for individualized care, and working as an interdisciplinary team is necessary to maintain the integrity of a healing wound.

Participants will:

  1. Identify the remodeling phase of wound healing
  2. Identify the tissue type of a closed wound
  3. Recognize a patient’s high-risk areas for a reoccurring wound
  4. Describe how infection control plays an essential part of maintaining wound closure

Valid for the live webinars and recorded webinars: This continuing nursing education activity was approved by Oregon Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation for 1 contact hour per webinar session (total of 4 contact hours for entire series). Approval valid through 10/16/2021. OCEAN ID #2019-47.

State licensure boards have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses.
There is no conflict of interest for any planner or presenter with this learning activity.

To receive a Certificate of Completion, each individual must register, pay the registration fee, and  complete the Evaluation after the webinar, attesting to their attendance at the session. Please allow 30 days for processing. Questions? Email lhenning@hah.org.


Purchase the Series of 4 webinars and receive a discount!  Each webinar was recorded and is available on-demand. (Purchase of any live webinar included access to the recorded session).
Per Webinar Purchase the Series (4)
HAH Members $15 per person $50 per person
Non-Members $25 per person $65 per person

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Or make checks out to HHERF and mail to:

Healthcare Association of Hawaii
707 Richards Street, PH2
Honolulu, HI 96813

*Cancellations will be charged a processing fee.  Email lhenning@hah.org to cancel your registration.

**NO REFUNDS for non-attendance.

Each webinar was recorded and is available on-demand. To access the recorded webinar, complete registration and payment; a link and password will be sent to you via email. Please allow 72 hours for processing.


Wound Care Webinar Series