Biologically Clearing the Barriers to Wound Healing: Changing the Wound Healing Environment through Debridement
Jeffrey Lehrman, DPM, FASPS, MAPWCA, CPC
Lehrman Consulting, LLC
Fort Collins, Colorado
Chandan K. Sen, PhD
Vice Chair of Research
School of Medicine and Department of Surgery
Ira Herman, PhD
Developmental, Molecular, and Chemical Biology
Dot Weir, RN, CWON, CWS
Catholic Health Advanced Wound Healing
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This activity is designed for physicians, podiatrists, physical therapists, pharmacists, and nurses involved in the treatment of patients with chronic wounds.
After completing this activity, participants should be able to:
- Assess recent data on the effects of bioactive peptides in the wound healing environment and the role of collagenase as a debrider
- Explore recent data on the role of enzymatic debridement in controlling inflammation and biofilm infection in the chronic wound
- Translate scientific data on enzymatic debridement to clinical relevance across the continuum of care
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Release Date: May 18, 2016
Expiration date: December 30, 2022
Date of last review: January 31, 2020
Estimated time to complete: 1 hour
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The faculty has reported the following:
Dr. Herman: Senior Director - Biological Sciences, Precision Healing, Inc.
Dr. Lehrman: Speakers Bureau - Organogenesis, Smith & Nephew
Dr. Sen: Consultant – Vomaris Innovations, Inc., SouthWest Technologies, Inc
Ms. Weir: Consultant—Misonix, Moleculight, Urgo; Speaker's Bereau—3M/KCI, Lohmann & Rauscher, Medline, Molnlycke, Organogenesis, Smith & Nephew
Daniel Federman, MD, FACP
Professor of Medicine
Yale University School of Medicine
Associate Chief of Medicine
VA Connecticut Healthcare System
West Haven, Connecticut
Dr. Federman has disclosed no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests.
Susie Seaman, NP, MSN, CWOCN (nurse planner)
Susie Seaman Wound Care Consulting
San Diego, California
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