New training device aims to reduce hospital complications, costs

The Avwound can replicate all four stages of wound development.

Newport, Delaware – Avwound is the latest product in Avkin’s line of high-fidelity wearable simulators. With blanching, tunneling, and realistic drainage for the learner to simulate, the Avwound covers many aspects of wound care. Pressure ulcers and open wounds are some of the top medical issues impacting healthcare. It’s vital that they are treated quickly … Read more

Closing the Preparation – Practice Gap for Wounds

Pressure Injuries

With pressure injuries (PI) as a major concern for patient safety and the cost of patient care, Ayello et al. suggest nursing programs should seek out faculty with specific knowledge in wound care (Ayello, Zulkowski, Capezuti, Jicman, & Sibbald, 2017).  Learners should not leave education programs without the skills and knowledge to identify, care for, … Read more