Leveraging Pure Hypochlorous Acid (pHA) Based Cleaners for Wound Bed Preparation in the In-Patient and Out-Patient Settings
Abigail E. Chaffin, MD, FACS, CWSP, FAPWCA
Associate Professor of Surgery
M. Mark Melin, MD, FACS, RPVI, FACCWS
Medical Director Wound HElaing Institute
M Health Fairview
Dot M. Weir, RN, CWON, CWS
Clinician / Educator
Saratoga Hospital Wound Healing
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This activity is designed for physicians, nursing professionals, physical therapists, researchers, scientists, podiatrists, and dietitians across all practice settings involved in wound healing or wound care issues.
After participating in this activity, learners should be better able to:
- Explore the issue of cytotoxicity which is just as important as the requirement for germ removal, and how a balanced approach is necessary in choosing the right cleansing regime
- Examine various guidelines recommending the use of mildly acidic hypochlorous acid vs toxic cleansers and cleansers with highly alkaline pH
- Recognize the types of outpatient specific wounds that can be treated with pHA preserved cleanser
- Determine how image detection technology can be used to monitor and optimize wound cleansing practices
- Identify how pHA can be leveraged to help wound bed preparation and wound healing in the in-patient setting
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Release Date: June 7, 2023
Expiration Date: December 5, 2024
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Abigail Chaffin, MD, FACS, CWSP, FAPWCA: Consultant-AROA Biosurgery, Urgo Medical North America
M. Mark Melin, MD, FACS, RPVI, FACCWS: Speaker’s Bureau: Abbott Nutrition, AROA Biosurgery, Bioventus, Sigvaris Group, Inc, Tactile Medical, URGO STEDMEN; Advisory Board- eva medtec, vitasupportmd
Dot Weir, RN, CWON, CWS: Consultant- 3M, Misonix, Molnlycke Health Care, Pfizer, Inc.; Speakers Bureau-3M, Lohmann & Rauscher, Medline Industries, Inc., Molnlycke Health Care, Organogenesis, Inc., Smith & Nephew; Advisory Board- Moleculight, Molnlycke Health Care, Smith & Nephew, Urgo Medical North America
Daniel G. Federman, MD
Professor of Medicine
Yale University School of Medicine
Daniel Federman, MD: Advisory Board-Amgen
Susie Seaman, NP, MSN, CWCN, CWS (nurse planner)
Wound Clinic, Family Health Centers of San Diego
San Diego, California
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