Innovative Wound Management Solutions in Out-of-Hospital Settings: Examining the Use of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy with Instillation and Hybrid Drapes
Michael N. Desvigne, MD, FACS, CWS, FACCWS
Director Wound Reconstruction
Valley Wound Care Specialist
Abrazo Arrowhead Hospital
Ralph J. Napolitano, Jr., DPM, CWSP, FACFAS
Podiatrist and Wound Care Specialist Physician
Director, Wound Care and Healing, Ortho Neuro
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Specialty Medicine, Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
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This activity is designed for physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and podiatrists across all practice settings involved in the prevention, treatment, and management of patients with wounds.
After participating in this activity, learners should be better able to:
- Examine the application of negative pressure wound therapy with instillation (NPWT-i) in the post-acute care setting
- Review wound types/situations that may benefits from the application of NPWTi and those in which NPWTi would not be appropriate
- Assess features of a novel hybrid polyurethane drape with acrylic adhesive and a silicone for use with NPWT in the post-acute setting
- Examine case studies utilizing negative pressure wound therapy with instillation and hybrid drapes for managing a variety of wound types
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Release Date: June 30, 2022
Expiration Date: November 30, 2023
Estimated Time to Complete: .75 hour
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Dr. Meyer: Speaker—Ortho Dermatologics; Consultant—3M
Daniel Federman, MD, FACP
Professor of Medicine
Yale University School of Medicine
Associate Chief of Medicine
VA Connecticut Healthcare System
West Haven, Connecticut
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Susie Seaman, NP, MSN, CWOCN (nurse planner)
Susie Seaman Wound Care Consulting
San Diego, California
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