The Correlation Between Early and Aggressive Debridement and Skin Substitute Utilization on Healing Rates
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Robert S. Kirsner, MD, PhD
Chairman & Harvey Blank Professor,
Dr. Phillip Frost Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery,
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida
Paula Pons, MD, CWSP
St. Joseph's Hospital Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine,
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This activity is designed for clinicians involved in the management of patients with, or at risk of, developing chronic wounds.
After participating in this activity, learners should be better able to:
- Recognize the importance of proactive early and aggressive wound management beginning with debridement as the first step to advance chronic wounds toward healing
- Examine data for early use of advanced therapy and skin substitutes for wound healing
- Explore, via cases, improved outcomes from implementation of an early and aggressive debridement and skin substitute use protocol
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Release Date: June 10, 2021
Expiration Date: November 30, 2023
Estimated Time to Complete: 1.00 hour
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HMP Education would like to thank the following company who has supported "The Correlation Between Early and Aggressive Debridement and Skin Substitute Utilization on Healing Rates" through educational grants and/or in-kind support: Organogenesis Inc
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Dr. Kirsner: Consultant–Pfizer, Inc., Smith & Nephew
Ms. Pons: Speakers Bureau–Organogenesis Inc.
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)
Wound Clinics, Family Health Centers of San Diego
San Diego, CA
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