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Patient Education Protocol

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Code Topic Subtopic Outcome Standards
AMP-WC   AMPUTATIONS  WOUND CARE  The patient/family will understand proper wound care and infection control measures.  1. Explain the reasons to care appropriately for the wound, e.g., decreased infection rate, improved healing. 2. Emphasize the importance of hand hygiene before and after caring for the wound and the relationship to preventing infection. Explain that the patient/family has the right to request staff members to wash their hands if the staff member does not do so in plain sight. 3. Explain the correct procedure for caring for this patient's wound, including the use of personal protective equipment. As appropriate the patient/family will demonstrate the necessary wound care techniques. 4. Detail the supplies necessary for care of this wound (if any) and how/where they might be obtained. Emphasize the proper methods for disposal of used supplies. 5. Explain the signs or symptoms that should prompt immediate follow-up: increasing redness, purulent discharge, fever, increased swelling/pain, etc. 6. Discuss any special recommendations or instructions particular to the patient's wound. 
BARI-WC   BARIATRIC SURGERY  WOUND CARE  The patient/family will understand proper wound care and infection control measures.  1.Explain the reasons to care appropriately for the wound, e.g., decreased infection rate, improved healing. 2.Emphasize the importance of hand hygiene before and after caring for the wound and the relationship to preventing infection. Explain that the patient/family has the right to request staff members to wash their hands if the staff member does not do so in plain sight. 3.Explain the correct procedure for caring for this patient's wound, including the use of personal protective equipment. As appropriate the patient/family will demonstrate the necessary wound care techniques. 4.Detail the supplies necessary for care of this wound (if any) and how/where they might be obtained. Emphasize the proper methods for disposal of used supplies. 5.Explain signs or symptoms that should prompt immediate follow-up: increasing redness, purulent discharge, fever, increased swelling/pain, etc. 6.Discuss any special recommendations or instructions particular to the patient's wound.  
BITE-WC   BITES, ANIMAL AND HUMAN  WOUND CARE  The patient/family will understand proper wound care and infection control measures.  1.Explain the reasons to care appropriately for the wound, e.g., decreased infection rate, improved healing. 2.Emphasize the importance of hand hygiene before and after caring for the wound and the relationship to preventing infection. Explain that the patient/family has the right to request staff members to wash their hands if the staff member does not do so in plain sight. 3.Explain the correct procedure for caring for this patient's wound, including the use of personal protective equipment. As appropriate the patient/family will demonstrate the necessary wound care techniques. 4.Detail the supplies necessary for care of this wound (if any) and how/where they might be obtained. Emphasize the proper methods for disposal of used supplies. 5.Explain the signs or symptoms that should prompt immediate follow-up: increasing redness, purulent discharge, fever, increased swelling/pain, etc. 6.Discuss any special recommendations or instructions particular to the patient's wound. Refer to SWI - Skin and Wound Infections. 
BURN-WC   BURNS   WOUND CARE  The patient/family will understand the necessity and procedure for proper wound care and infection control measures.  1.Explain the reasons to care appropriately for the wound, e.g., decreased infection rate, improved healing. 2.Emphasize the importance of hand hygiene before and after caring for the wound and the relationship to preventing infection. Refer to BURN-INF. 3.Explain the correct procedure for caring for this patient's wound, including the use of personal protective equipment. As appropriate the patient/family will demonstrate the necessary wound care techniques. 4.Detail the supplies necessary for care of this wound (if any) and how/where they might be obtained. Emphasize the proper methods for disposal of used supplies. 5.Explain the signs or symptoms that should prompt immediate follow-up: increasing redness, purulent discharge, fever, increased swelling/pain, etc. 6.Discuss any special recommendations or instructions particular to the patient's wound. 
CBRN-WC   CHEM., BIO., RADIOLOG., & NUCLR. EVENTS  WOUND CARE  The patient/family will understand proper wound care and infection control measures.  1. Explain the reasons to care appropriately for the wound, e.g., decreased infection rate, improved healing. 2. Emphasize the importance of hand hygiene before and after caring for the wound and the relationship to preventing infection. Explain that the patient/family has the right to request staff members to wash their hands if the staff member does not do so in plain sight. 3. Explain the correct procedure for caring for this patient’s wound, including the use of personal protective equipment. As appropriate the patient/family will demonstrate the necessary wound care techniques. 4. Detail the supplies necessary for care of this wound (if any) and how/where they might be obtained. Emphasize the proper methods for disposal of used supplies. 5. Explain the signs or symptoms that should prompt immediate follow-up: increasing redness, purulent discharge, fever, increased swelling/pain, etc. 6. Discuss any special recommendations or instructions particular to the patient’s wound. Refer as appropriate. 
CDC-WC   COMMUNICABLE DISEASES  WOUND CARE  The patient/family will understand proper wound care and infection control measures.  1.Explain the reasons to care appropriately for the wound, e.g., decreased infection rate, improved healing. 2.Emphasize the importance of hand hygiene before and after caring for the wound and the relationship to preventing infection. Explain that the patient/family has the right to request staff members to wash their hands if the staff member does not do so in plain sight. 3.Explain the correct procedure for caring for this patient's wound, including the use of personal protective equipment. As appropriate the patient/family will demonstrate the necessary wound care techniques. 4.Detail the supplies necessary for care of this wound (if any) and how/where they might be obtained. Emphasize the proper methods for disposal of used supplies. 5.Explain the signs or symptoms that should prompt immediate follow-up: increasing redness, purulent discharge, fever, increased swelling/pain, etc. 6.Discuss any special recommendations or instructions particular to the patient's wound. 
CRIT-WC   CRITICAL CARE  WOUND CARE  The patient/family will understand proper wound care and infection control measures.  1.Explain the reasons to care appropriately for the wound, e.g., decreased infection rate, improved healing. 2.Emphasize the importance of hand hygiene before and after caring for the wound and the relationship to preventing infection. Explain that the patient/family has the right to request staff members to wash their hands if the staff member does not do so in plain sight. 3.Explain the correct procedure for caring for this patient's wound, including the use of equipment such as a wound vac and personal protective equipment. 
CVC-WC   CENTRAL LINE CATHETER  WOUND CARE  The patient/family will understand proper wound care and infection control measures.  1. Explain the reasons to care appropriately for the catheter insertion site, e.g., decreased infection rate. 2. Emphasize the importance of hand hygiene before and after caring for the catheter insertion site and the relationship to preventing infection. Explain that the patient/family has the right to request staff members to wash their hands if the staff member does not do so in plain sight. 3. Explain the correct procedure for caring for this patient’s catheter insertion site, including the use of personal protective equipment. As appropriate the patient/family will demonstrate the necessary catheter insertion site care techniques. 4. Detail the supplies necessary for care of this catheter insertion site (if any) and how/where they might be obtained. Emphasize the proper methods for disposal of used supplies. 5. Explain the signs or symptoms that should prompt immediate follow-up: increasing redness, purulent discharge, fever, increased heart rate, increased respirations swelling/pain, etc. Explain that an abrupt change in mental status or difficult breathing warrant immediate return to the provider or Emergency Department. 6. Discuss any special recommendations or instructions particular to the patient’s catheter insertion site. Refer as appropriate. 
DC-WC   DENTAL CARIES  WOUND CARE  The patient/family will understand proper wound care and infection control measures.  1.Explain the reasons to care appropriately for the wound, e.g., decreased infection rate, improved healing. 2.Emphasize the importance of hand hygiene before and after caring for the wound and the relationship to preventing infection. Explain that the patient/family has the right to request staff members to wash their hands if the staff member does not do so in plain sight. 3.Explain the correct procedure for caring for this patient's wound, including the use of personal protective equipment. As appropriate the patient/family will demonstrate the necessary wound care techniques. 4.Detail the supplies necessary for care of this wound (if any) and how/where they might be obtained. Emphasize the proper methods for disposal of used supplies. 5.Explain the signs or symptoms that should prompt immediate follow-up: increasing redness, purulent discharge, fever, increased swelling/pain, etc. 6.Discuss any special recommendations or instructions particular to the patient's wound. 
DM-WC   DIABETES MELLITUS  WOUND CARE  The patient/family will understand proper wound care and infection control measures.  1. Discuss that wound healing is much faster when blood sugar is adequately controlled. 2. Emphasize the importance of hand hygiene before and after caring for the wound and the relationship to preventing infection. Explain that the patient/family has the right to request staff members to wash their hands if the staff member does not do so in plain sight. 3. Explain the correct procedure for caring for this patient’s wound. As appropriate the patient/family will demonstrate the necessary wound care techniques. 4. Detail the supplies necessary for care of this wound (if any) and how/where they might be obtained. Emphasize the proper methods for disposal of used supplies. 5. Explain the signs or symptoms that should prompt immediate follow-up: increasing redness, purulent discharge, fever, increased swelling/pain, etc. 6. Discuss any special recommendations or instructions particular to the patient’s wound. Refer as appropriate. 
ECZ-WC   ECZEMA / ATOPIC DERMATITIS  WOUND CARE  The patient/family will understand the necessity and procedure for proper wound care and infection control measures. As appropriate they will demonstrate the necessary wound care techniques.  1.Explain the reasons to care appropriately for the wound, e.g., decreased infection rate, improved healing. 2.Emphasize the importance of hand hygiene before and after caring for the wound and the relationship to preventing infection. Explain that the patient/family has the right to request staff members to wash their hands if the staff member does not do so in plain sight. 3.Explain the correct procedure for caring for this patient's wound, including the use of personal protective equipment. As appropriate the patient/family will demonstrate the necessary wound care techniques. 4.Detail the supplies necessary for care of this wound (if any) and how/where they might be obtained. Emphasize the proper methods for disposal of used supplies. 5.Explain the signs or symptoms that should prompt immediate follow-up: increasing redness, purulent discharge, fever, increased swelling/pain, etc. 6.Discuss any special recommendations or instructions particular to the patient's wound. 
FALL-WC   FALL PREVENTION  WOUND CARE  The patient/family will understand proper wound care and infection control measures.  1.Explain the reasons to care appropriately for the wound, e.g., decreased infection rate, improved healing. 2.Emphasize the importance of hand hygiene before and after caring for the wound and the relationship to preventing infection. Explain that the patient/family has the right to request staff members to wash their hands if the staff member does not do so in plain sight. 3.Explain the correct procedure for caring for this patient's wound, including the use of personal protective equipment. As appropriate the patient/family will demonstrate the necessary wound care techniques. 4.Detail the supplies necessary for care of this wound (if any) and how/where they might be obtained. Emphasize the proper methods for disposal of used supplies. 5.Explain the signs or symptoms that should prompt immediate follow-up: increasing redness, purulent discharge, fever, increased swelling/pain, etc. 6.Discuss any special recommendations or instructions particular to the patients wound. 
FOOT-WC   FOOT/PODIATRIC DISORDERS  WOUND CARE  The patient/family will understand the necessity and procedure for proper wound care and infection control measures.  1.Explain the reasons to care appropriately for the wound, e.g., decreased infection rate, improved healing. 2.Emphasize the importance of hand hygiene before and after caring for the wound and the relationship to preventing infection. Explain that the patient/family has the right to request staff members to wash their hands if the staff member does not do so in plain sight. 3.Explain the correct procedure for caring for this patient's wound. As appropriate the patient/family will demonstrate the necessary wound care techniques. 4.Detail the supplies necessary for care of this wound (if any) and how/where they might be obtained. Emphasize the proper methods for disposal of used supplies. 5.Explain the signs or symptoms that should prompt immediate follow-up: increasing redness, purulent discharge, fever, increased swelling/pain, etc. 6.Discuss any special recommendations or instructions particular to the patient's wound. Refer to "DM-FTC Foot Care and Examinations". 
FRST-WC   FROSTBITE  WOUND CARE  The patient/family will understand the necessity and procedure for proper wound care.  1.Explain the reasons to care appropriately for the wound, e.g., decreased infection rate, improved healing. 2.Emphasize the importance of hand hygiene before and after caring for the wound and the relationship to preventing infection. Explain that the patient/family has the right to request staff members to wash their hands if the staff member does not do so in plain sight. 3.Explain the correct procedure for caring for this patient's wound, including the use of personal protective equipment. As appropriate the patient/family will demonstrate the necessary wound care techniques. 4.Detail the supplies necessary for care of this wound (if any) and how/where they might be obtained. Emphasize the proper methods for disposal of used supplies. 5.Explain the signs or symptoms that should prompt immediate follow-up: increasing redness, purulent discharge, fever, increased swelling/pain, etc. 6.Discuss any special recommendations or instructions particular to the patient's wound. 
IMP-WC   IMPETIGO  WOUND CARE  The patient/family will understand proper wound care and infection control measures.  1.Explain the reasons to care appropriately for the wound, e.g., decreased infection rate, improved healing. 2.Emphasize the importance of hand hygiene before and after caring for the wound and the relationship to preventing infection. Explain that the patient/family has the right to request staff members to wash their hands if the staff member does not do so in plain sight. 3.Explain the correct procedure for caring for this patient's wound, including the use of personal protective equipment. As appropriate the patient/family will demonstrate the necessary wound care techniques. 4.Detail the supplies necessary for care of this wound (if any) and how/where they might be obtained. Emphasize the proper methods for disposal of used supplies. 5.Explain the signs or symptoms that should prompt immediate follow-up: increasing redness, purulent discharge, fever, increased swelling/pain, etc. 6.Discuss any special recommendations or instructions particular to the patient's wound. 
INJ-WC   INJURIES  WOUND CARE  The patient/family will understand the necessity and procedure for proper wound care. As appropriate they will demonstrate the necessary wound care techniques.  1.Explain the reasons to care appropriately for the wound, e.g., decreased infection rate, improved healing. 2.Emphasize the importance of hand hygiene before and after caring for the wound and the relationship to preventing infection. Explain that the patient/family has the right to request staff members to wash their hands if the staff member does not do so in plain sight. 3.Explain the correct procedure for caring for this patient's wound, including the use of personal protective equipment. As appropriate the patient/family will demonstrate the necessary wound care techniques. 4.Detail the supplies necessary for care of this wound (if any) and how/where they might be obtained. Emphasize the proper methods for disposal of used supplies. 5.Explain the signs or symptoms that should prompt immediate follow-up: increasing redness, purulent discharge, fever, increased swelling/pain, etc. 6.Discuss any special recommendations or instructions particular to the patient's wound. 
IV-WC   HOME IV THERAPY  WOUND CARE  The patient/family will understand proper care and infection control measures for this specific IV site.  1. Explain the reasons to care appropriately for the specific IV site, e.g., decreased infection rate. 2. Emphasize the importance of hand hygiene before and after caring for the specific IV site and the relationship to preventing infection. Explain that the patient/family has the right to request staff members to wash their hands if the staff member does not do so in plain sight. 3. Explain the correct procedure for caring for this patients IV site, including aseptic technique and the use of personal protective equipment. As appropriate the patient/family will demonstrate the necessary IV site care techniques. 4. Detail the supplies necessary for care of this IV site (if any) and how/where they might be obtained. Emphasize the proper methods for disposal of used supplies. 5. Explain the signs or symptoms that should prompt immediate follow-up: increasing redness at the site, purulent discharge, fever, increased swelling/pain, etc. 6. Discuss any special recommendations or instructions particular to this patient's IV site. 
LOMA-WC   LYMPHOMA  WOUND CARE  The patient/family will understand the proper wound care and infection control measures.  1.Explain the reasons to care appropriately for the wound, e.g., decreased infection rate, improved healing. 2.Emphasize the importance of hand hygiene before and after caring for the wound and the relationship to preventing infection. Explain that the patient/family has the right to request staff members to wash their hands if the staff member does not do so in plain sight. 3.Explain the correct procedure for caring for this patient's wound, including the use of personal protective equipment. As appropriate the patient/family will demonstrate the necessary wound care techniques. 4.Detail the supplies necessary for care of this wound (if any) and how/where they might be obtained. Emphasize the proper methods for disposal of used supplies. 5.Explain the signs or symptoms that should prompt immediate follow-up: increasing redness, purulent discharge, fever, increased swelling/pain, etc. 6.Discuss any special recommendations or instructions particular to the patient's wound. 
MDRO-WC   MULTIDRUG-RESISTANT ORGANISM  WOUND CARE  The patient/family will understand proper wound care and infection control measures. As appropriate they will demonstrate the necessary wound care techniques.  1. Explain the reasons to care appropriately for the wound, e.g., decreased infection rate, improved healing. 2. Emphasize the importance of hand hygiene before and after caring for the wound and the relationship to preventing infection. Explain that the patient/family has the right to request staff members to wash their hands if the staff member does not do so in plain sight. 3. Explain the correct procedure for caring for this patient’s wound, including the use of personal protective equipment. As appropriate the patient/family will demonstrate the necessary wound care techniques. 4. Detail the supplies necessary for care of this wound (if any) and how/where they might be obtained. Emphasize the proper methods for disposal of used supplies. 5. Explain the signs or symptoms that should prompt immediate follow-up: increasing redness, purulent discharge, fever, increased swelling/pain, etc. 6. Discuss any special recommendations or instructions particular to the patient’s wound. Refer as appropriate. 
OCCU-WC   OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH  WOUND CARE  The employee will understand proper wound care and infection control measures.  1. Explain the reasons to care appropriately for the wound, e.g., decreased infection rate, improved healing. 2. Emphasize the importance of hand hygiene before and after caring for the wound and the relationship to preventing infection. 3. Explain the correct procedure for caring for this wound, including the use of personal protective equipment. As appropriate the employee will demonstrate the necessary wound care techniques. 4. Detail the supplies necessary for care of this wound (if any) and how/where they might be obtained. Emphasize the proper methods for disposal of used supplies. 5. Explain the signs or symptoms that should prompt immediate follow-up: increasing redness, purulent discharge, fever, increased swelling/pain, etc. 6. Discuss any special recommendations or instructions particular to the employees wound. 
OPT-WC   OPTOMETRY  WOUND CARE  The patient/family will understand proper wound care and infection control measures.  1. Explain the reasons to care appropriately for the wound, e.g., decreased infection rate, improved healing. 2. Emphasize the importance of hand hygiene before and after caring for the wound and the relationship to preventing infection. Explain that the patient/family has the right to request staff members to wash their hands if the staff member does not do so in plain sight. 3. Explain the correct procedure for caring for this wound, including the use of personal protective equipment. As appropriate the employee will demonstrate the necessary wound care techniques. 4. Detail the supplies necessary for care of this wound (if any) and how/where they might be obtained. Emphasize the proper methods for disposal of used supplies. 5. Explain the signs or symptoms that should prompt immediate follow-up: increasing redness, purulent discharge, fever, increased swelling/pain, etc. 6. Discuss any special recommendations or instructions particular to the employees wound. 
ORTH-WC   ORTHOPEDICS  WOUND CARE  The patient/family will understand the importance of wound care and will demonstrate how to perform appropriate wound care as applicable.  1.Explain the reasons to care appropriately for the wound, e.g., decreased infection rate, improved healing. 2.Emphasize the importance of hand hygiene before and after caring for the wound and the relationship to preventing infection. Explain that the patient/family has the right to request staff members to wash their hands if the staff member does not do so in plain sight. 3.Explain the correct procedure for caring for this patient's wound, including the use of personal protective equipment. As appropriate the patient/family will demonstrate the necessary wound care techniques. 4.Detail the supplies necessary for care of this wound (if any) and how/where they might be obtained. Emphasize the proper methods for disposal of used supplies. 5.Explain the signs or symptoms that should prompt immediate follow-up: increasing redness, purulent discharge, fever, increased swelling/pain, etc. 6.Discuss any special recommendations or instructions particular to the patient's wound. 
OST-WC   OSTOMY  WOUND CARE  The patient/family will understand and demonstrate the procedure for ostomy related wound care.  1.Explain the reasons for appropriate stoma care, e.g., decreased infection rate, decreased odor, decreased peristomal skin breakdown. 2.Discuss the signs and symptoms that should prompt immediate follow-up, e.g., peristomal skin redness, breakdown or discharge, change in stoma color, decreased drainage, diarrhea, abdominal distention with cramping pain, nausea, vomiting, enlargement of stoma, unattainable pouch seal, or moderate bright red stomal drainage. Refer to OST-HM. 3.Emphasize the importance of hand hygiene before and after caring for the wound and the relationship to preventing infection. Explain that the patient/family has the right to request staff members to wash their hands if the staff member does not do so in plain sight. 4.Detail the supplies necessary for care of this wound (if any) and how/where they might be obtained. Emphasize the proper methods for disposal of used supplies. 
PERIO-WC   PERIODONTAL DISEASE  WOUND CARE  The patient/family will understand proper wound care and infection control measures.  1.Explain the reasons to care appropriately for the wound, e.g., decreased infection rate, improved healing. 2.Emphasize the importance of hand hygiene before and after caring for the wound and the relationship to preventing infection. Explain that the patient/family has the right to request staff members to wash their hands if the staff member does not do so in plain sight. 3.Explain the correct procedure for caring for this patient's wound, including the use of personal protective equipment. As appropriate the patient/family will demonstrate the necessary wound care techniques. 4.Detail the supplies necessary for care of this wound (if any) and how/where they might be obtained. Emphasize the proper methods for disposal of used supplies. 5.Explain the signs or symptoms that should prompt immediate follow-up: increasing redness, purulent discharge, fever, increased swelling/pain, etc. 6.Discuss any special recommendations or instructions particular to the patient's wound. 
PP-WC   POSTPARTUM  WOUND CARE  The patient/family will understand the necessity and procedure for proper wound care.  1. Explain the reasons to care appropriately for the wound, to decrease infection rate and improve healing. 2. Emphasize the importance of hand hygiene before and after caring for the wound and the relationship to preventing infection. Explain that the patient/family has the right to request staff members to wash their hands if the staff member does not do so in plain sight. 3. Explain the correct procedure for caring for this patient’s wound, including the use of personal protective equipment. As appropriate the patient/family will demonstrate the necessary wound care techniques. 4. Detail the supplies necessary for care of this wound (if any) and how/where they might be obtained. Emphasize the proper methods for disposal of used supplies. 5. Explain the signs or symptoms that should prompt immediate follow-up: increasing redness, purulent discharge, fever, increased swelling/pain, etc. 6. Discuss any special recommendations or instructions particular to the patient’s wound. 
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