An Interdisciplinary, Case-Based Journey: Matching Advanced Wound Care Therapy to Wound Conditions
Suzie Ehmann, DPT, CWS, CLT-LANA
Atrium Health Stanly
Albemarle, North Carolina
Catherine T. Milne, MSN, APRN, ANP/ACNS, CWOCN-AP
Connecticut Clinical Nursing Associates
Dot Weir, RN, CWON, CWS
Saratoga Hospital Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine
Saratoga Springs, New York
Philip Wrotslavsky, DPM, FACFAS
Advanced Foot and Ankle Center of San Diego
San Diego, California
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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:
- Review the challenges involved with managing various chronic wound types
- Assess the role of compression and advanced wound care therapies in optimizing chronic wound outcomes
- Explore cases illustrating the stepwise approach to managing chronic wounds across practice settings for a variety wound conditions
To be eligible for credit, participants must complete the online activity and the evaluation. Upon completing the activity, there will be instructions on how to complete the evaluation and print a certificate or other documentation of credit.
Release Date: November 30, 2021
Expiration Date: November 30, 2022
Estimated Time to Complete: 1.00 hour
There is no fee associated with this activity.
NACCME would like to thank the following company who has supported "An Interdisciplinary, Case-Based Journey: Matching Advanced Wound Care Therapy to Wound Conditions" through educational grants and/or in-kind support: 3M Health Care, Medical Solutions Division
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The faculty has reported the following:
Dr. Ehmann: Advisory Board—Urgo; Consultant—3M, Compression Dynamics, Jobst/Essity, L&R, Milliken, Urgo; Education Grant—Compression Dynamics; Speakers’ Bureau—3M, Compression Dynamics, Jobst/Essity, L&R, Milliken, Urgo
Ms. Milne: Speakers' Bureau—3M+KCI, Convatec, and Smith and Nephew
Dr. Weir: Consultant—Misonix, Moleculight, Urgo; Speakers’ Bureau—3M/KCI, Lohmann & Rauscher, Medline, Molnlycke, Organogenesis, Smith & Nephew
Dr. Wrotslavsky: Consultant/Speakers’ Bureau—3M/Acelity, Orthofix, Paratek
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 relationship with any ineligible company (commercial interest).
Susie Seaman, NP, MSN, CWOCN (nurse planner)
Susie Seaman Wound Care Consulting
San Diego, California
Ms. Seaman has disclosed no relevant financial relationship with any ineligible company (commercial interest).
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