Wound care nurses are an important and valued member of the healthcare team and make a tremendous difference in their patients’ comfort and quality of life. These nurses specialize in the proper management of wound care by treating and monitoring wounds that are the result of disease, injury, or medical treatments. Any disruption in the surface of the skin constitutes a wound. Nearly every nurse will, at some point, deal with wounds, and some nurses tend to them on a daily basis A nurse who recognizes the early signs of skin disruption can help keep a small problem from turning into a big one. In addition to general nursing care responsibilities our nurses are considering What is the best course of treatment for my patient?, What additional education does my patient need?, How can my patients be empowered to care for themselves?
Roles of Wound Care nurses
Is responsible to establish short and long-term objectives, identifying areas of improvement for promoting both quality and cost effective patient care, and team/service evaluation