Often, wound care patients have multiple co-morbidities and system impairments making them some of the most fragile and at-risk to care for. Explore the unique skill set of a physical therapist and discover why their role is vital to the team assisting patients with wounds in the acute, long term care, outpatient, and home settings.

Learn How To...

  • Effectively and appropriately engage physical therapy for the care of wound patients

  • Identify opportunities to improve wound care outcomes during the Covid-19 pandemic 

  • Describe three different ways in which acute care physical therapists can contribute to wound management

  • Identify the role of physical therapy with skin and wound management in outpatient, skilled nursing and long term care settings