Terri Kolenich

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the-continuum-of-wound-care
February 8th, 2017

By Terri Kolenich, RN, CWCA, AAPWCA

Have you ever confronted yourself with thoughts of how your role plays into the grand scheme of wound care? I am sure any wound nurse or physician would quickly answer "of course!" – since the role of a direct caregiver is so blaringly obvious...

long-term care facility pressure injury staging at admission
October 19th, 2016

by Terri Kolenich, RN, CWCA, AAPWCA

Question: What are Quality Measures, how does my long-term care facility measure up, and how can we improve?

Answer: Proper pressure injury staging on admission, that's how!

self-care for nurses
September 21st, 2016

by Terri Kolenich, RN, CWCA, AAPWCA

"Apply your own oxygen mask first."

We have all heard time and time again how important it is to take care of yourself first so you can take better care of others. It is impossible to give something you do not have. Nurses, by...

compliant pressure ulcer documentation
April 7th, 2016

by Terri Kolenich, RN, CWCA, AAPWCA

frequently asked wound care treatment questions
March 3rd, 2016

by Terri Kolenich, RN, CWCA, AAPWCA

I travel to several states educating wound care providers and nurses in the long-term care setting. Many of the questions I get are the same whether I'm on the east or west coast. The one question that I encounter the most often during wound...

creativity
August 20th, 2015

by Terri Kolenich, RN, CWCA, AAPWCA

Caregiver
April 28th, 2015

by Terri Kolenich, RN, CWCA, AAPWCA

"To care for those who once cared for us is one of the highest honors."
― Tia Walker, The Inspired Caregiver: Finding Joy While Caring for Those You Love