Overview

Providence Wound Care Clinic offers hospital-based, physician-referral outpatient services for the evaluation, treatment and management of acute and chronic wounds and ostomies.

Wound care services
Our clinics offer a variety of services and testing to help patients who have chronic or complex wound care needs, including:

  • Wound assessment and staging
  • Case management
  • Debridement (conservative sharp, mechanical, autolytic or enzymatic)
  • Compression therapy
  • Odor control
  • Biopsy
  • Graft support and preparation
  • Transcutaneous oxygen monitoring
  • Ankle/brachial index
  • Neuropathic assessment
  • Negative pressure therapy
  • Patient and caregiver education
  • Ostomy care services
  • Pre-operative education and site marking for colostomy, ileostomy and urostomy procedures
  • Postoperative assessment with patient and caregiver support and product management
  • Assessment of stomal function, pouching system, stomal and peristomal skin concerns, and patient self-care concerns
  • Recommendations for ostomy care, peristomal skin care, and prevention of peristomal and stomal complications
  • Patient and family education for stomal care and for incorporation of ostomy into lifestyle
  • Coordination and education of ostomy supply options and insurance issues

Resources
To provide comprehensive solutions, our clinicians provide assessment and intervention referral to other health care disciplines, including: