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Suzie Ehmann, PT DPT, CWS, CLT-LANA
Atrium Health Stanly
Albemarle, North Carolina
Hollie Mangrum, PT, DPT, CWS
Director of Field Education
Gregory K. Patterson, MD, FACS, DABS, CWS
Breast, Vascular, Soft Tissue, Skin & Wound Surgery
Medical Director, Archbold Center for Wound Healing
Trauma Medical Director, Archbold Level II Trauma Center
Lee C. Ruotsi, MD, ABWMS, CWS-P, UHM
Saratoga Hospital Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine
Saratoga Springs, New York
Pamela Scarborough, PT, DPT, MS, CWS, CEEAA
Vice President of Clinical Affairs
American Medical Technologies
Susie Seaman, NP, MSN, CWOCN, CWS
Susie Seaman Wound Care Consulting
San Diego, CA
Dot Weir, RN, CWON, CWS
Clinician; Saratoga Hospital Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine
Saratoga Springs, New York
After completing this activity, participants should be able to:
- Summarize the etiology of chronic wounds and extrinsic factors that contribute to and affect wound healing outcomes
- Explain the phases of wound healing and the associated microenvironment, cellular components and their functions in wound healing
- Describe specific diagnostic tests, examination tests, lab tests, and measures related to wound assessment and management and the components of documentation
- Identify methods for recognizing soft tissue and bone infections, bioburden management, and treatment of local and systemic infections
- Outline specific treatment interventions for chronic wounds including nutritional management, debridement, topical therapies, and biophysical agents
Physicians, Podiatrists, Wound Care Surgeons, Physical Therapists and PTAs, Occupational Therapists and OTAs, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Masters Prepared Nurses, Registered Nurses, Associate Degree Nurses, LPN/LVNs, CNAs, Dietitians, and Sales and Marketing Specialists within wound care.
This on-demand webcast is available with synchronized slides and video. 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 print a certificate or other documentation of credit.
After purchasing access to WCPC On-Demand, participants have 90 days of unlimited access to view the entire program as often as they wish.
Release date: March 19, 2015
Expiration date: January 12, 2025
Estimated time to complete: 17 hours
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Daniel Federman, MD, FACP
Professor of Medicine
Yale University School of Medicine
Associate Chief of Medicine
VA Connecticut Healthcare System
West Haven, Connecticut
Nurse Planner: Susie Seaman, NP, MSN, CWOCN, Susie Seaman Wound Care Consulting, San Diego, CA
In addition to the faculty listed below, NACCME planners and staff include Samantha Conforti, Mary Johnson, Tiffney Oliver, Randy Robbin and Greaton Sellers.
No planner has disclosed a relevant financial relationship with any commercial interest.
The faculty has reported the following:
Dr. Ehmann: Consultant–3M Healthcare, Medical Solutions Division, Compression Dynamics, Essity, Milliken, Urgo; Speakers Bureau–3M Healthcare, Medical Solutions Division, Compression Dynamics, Essity, L&R, Milliken, Urgo; Grant/Research Support–Essity; Advisory Board–Urgo
Dr. Mangrum: Employee–Healogics, Inc.
Dr. Ruotsi: Consultant–Organogenesis, Inc, Smith & Nephew, Urgo; Speakers Bureau–Organogenesis, Inc, Smith & Nephew.
Ms. Weir: Speakers Bureau–3M+KCI, Lohmann & Rauscher, Medline Industries, Mölnlycke, Organogenesis Inc., Smith & Nephew; Consultant–Misonix, Moleculight, Urgo.
Dr. Federman, Dr. Patterson and Ms. Seaman have disclosed no relevant financial relationship with any commercial interest.
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For clinicians planning to sit for the American Board of Wound Management's Certified Wound Specialist Physician (CWSP®), Certified Wound Specialist (CWS®), or Certified Wound Care Associate (CWCA®) exams, please go to http://www.abwmcertified.org for information on the closest test center in your area.
Attendees of WCPC Online or a live program who do not pass their CWSP, CWS, or CWCA exam are eligible to retake the program at a 50% discount to the normal price of the course.
The providers of the Wound Certification Prep Course present this program as an educational opportunity for wound care clinicians to prepare for certification exams and/or obtain general wound care knowledge. Under no circumstances does the provider guarantee that participants of the WCPC program will pass their certification exam or assume any liability around this educational program.
To view the Wound Certification Prep Course On-Demand website, please Click Here.