Structuring the Management of Skin Injuries in the Acute Setting: Leveraging Innovation to Improve Outcomes
Donna J. Cartwright, MPA, RHIA, CCS, RAC, FAHIMA
Donna J. Cartwright and Associates, LLC
Princeton, New Jersey
Elizabeth Faust, MSN, NP
Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nurse Practitioner
Tower Health System
Mary Anne R. Obst, BSN, RN, CWON
Complex Wound Specialist
St Paul, Minnesota
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This activity is designed for physicians, physician assistants, nurses, podiatrists, and physical therapists.
After participating in this activity, learners should be better able to:
- Correlate the incidence of moisture associated skin damage (MASD) with a patient's risk for pressure injury/ulcer (PI/U) development and explore clinical challenges in the differential diagnosis of MASD versus PI/U
- Examine the Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurses Society’s new ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes for Moisture-Associated Skin Damage (MASD)
- Examine the use of advanced skin protectants for the prevention and treatment of MASD
- Explore, via cases, strategies to manage the spectrum of MASD
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Release Date: April 30, 2022
Expiration Date: November 30, 2023
Estimated Time to Complete: 1.5 hours
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Ms. Cartwright: Consultant – 3M, WOCN Association; Employee/Other Financial or Material Support – Integra Lifesciences
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Ms. Obst: Co-patent Owner – Fistula Solution; Speakers Bureau – KCI
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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