Guide to Chronic Wound Care

Guide to Chronic Wound Care

On-Demand Webcast
FACULTY

John C. Lantis, MD
Professor of Surgery
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Vice Chairman, Department of Surgery
Chief of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
Mount Sinai West
New York, New York

Anthony R. Iorio, DPM
Associate Professor and Chair
Department of Community Health and Medicine
Assistant Dean for Continuing Medical Education
New York College of Podiatric Medicine
New York, New York

PROVIDER STATEMENT

 Provided by North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC, an HMP Company.

For questions regarding this educational activity, please call 609-371-1137 or email info@naccme.com.

INTENDED LEARNERS

This activity is designed for physicians, pharmacists, podiatrists, and nurses who are involved in the management of patients with wounds.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After completing this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Review the types of wounds that are associated with chronic non‐healing
  • Discuss the normal healing process and pathophysiology of non‐healing wounds
  • Apply evidence‐based methods of wound bed preparation and dressing based on clinical assessment
  • Describe recent scientific and technological advances in chronic wound care
  • Outline relative indications for considering patient referral to a specialized wound care clinic
CLAIMING CREDIT

To be eligible for credit, participants must complete the online activity, a post-test assessment, and the evaluation by December 31, 2020. Upon completing the activity, there will be instructions on how to print a certificate or other documentation of credit.

Participants who have successfully completed the live version of this activity are not eligible for credit for this enduring material.

Date of last review: January 31, 2020

Release date: March 30, 2012
Expiration date: December 31, 2020
Estimated time to complete: 0.75 hours

This is educational activity is a knowledge-based activity.

COMMERCIAL SUPPORT

NACCME would like to thank the following company who has supported the "Guide to Chronic Wound Care" through educational grants and/or in-kind support:Smith & Nephew, Inc.

CONTINUING EDUCATION

  In support of improving patient care, NACCME is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

PHYSICIANS

NACCME designates this on-demand activity material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

NURSING

This continuing nursing education activity awards 0.75 contact hour.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #13255 for 0.75 contact hour.

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS

NACCME has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with the AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 0.75 AAPA Category 1 credit(s). PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

PHARMACY
This knowlegde-based activity is approved for .75 contact hour (.075 CEU) of continuing pharmacy education (UAN JA0006201-0000-20-071-H01-P).
 

The certificate is not the official record of your participation in the activity. The official record of credit will be the information in CPE Monitor system. The deadline to claim credit is 60 DAYS AFTER ACTIVITY. Following ACPE Policy, NACCME will not be able to report your claimed credit to CPE Monitor after this 60-day period. Eligibility for pharmacy credit is contingent upon the successful completion of a post-test and/or evaluation for each activity or session attended.

Any participant wanting to file a grievance with respect to any aspect of a continuing education activity accredited by NACCME, LLC may contact Samantha Conforti, Manager, Accreditation and Compliance, by phone at 609-371-1137, by email at sconforti@naccme.com or in writing at 104 Windsor Center Drive, East Windsor, NJ 08520. The Manager, Accreditation and Compliance will review the grievance and respond within 30 days of receiving the complaint. If the participant is unsatisfied with the response, an appeal to the Senior Manager/Director or the Executive Vice President, Chris Bolwell, Accreditation and Compliance, can be requested for a second level of review. Mr. Bolwell can be contacted via phone at 678-242-0801, by email at c.bolwell@imedex.com or in writing at 11675 Rainwater Drive, Suite 600 Alpharetta, GA 30009.

PODIATRY

NACCME is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine.

NACCME has approved this activity for a maximum of 0.75 continuing education contact hour.

UNAPPROVED AND/OR INVESTIGATIONAL USES OF DRUGS AND DEVICES

This activity may contain information about experimental and other uses of drugs or devices that are not currently approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) of the European Union or the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the United States. Participants are strongly encouraged to consult approved product labeling for any drug or device mentioned in this activity before use. The opinions expressed during this activity are the opinions of the respective authors, presenters or moderators and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of NACCME.

DISCLAIMERS

The material presented and related discussions are not intended to be medical advice, and the presentation or discussion of such material is not intended to create and does not establish a physician-patient relationship. Medical advice of any nature should be sought from an individual’s own physician.

Neither NACCME nor any of its subsidiaries or affiliates is affiliated with, or formally endorsed by a medical society.

The opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty and are not attributable to NACCME or HMP. Clinical judgment must guide each professional in weighing the benefits of treatment against the risk of toxicity. Dosages, indications, and methods of use for products referred to in this activity are not necessarily the same as indicated in the package insert for each product, may reflect the clinical experience of the presenters, and may be derived from the professional literature or other clinical sources. Consult complete prescribing information before administering.

Financial Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest

NACCME, LLC is an independent provider of continuing medical education. NACCME, LLC has no proprietary or financial interest in medical or healthcare products over which the FDA (USA) or EMA (EU) has regulatory authority.

NACCME, LLC assures that all educational materials are reviewed to ensure for the absence of commercial bias, fair balance, scientific objectivity, and levels of evidence. The educational activity will not be influenced by commercial organizations and will not conflict with any other scheduled educational activities.

According to the disclosure policy of NACCME, faculty, editors, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control content are required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with relevant commercial companies related to this activity. All relevant conflicts of interest that are identified are reviewed for potential conflicts of interest. If a conflict is identified, it is the responsibility of NACCME to initiate a mechanism to resolve the conflict. The existence of these interests or relationships is not viewed as implying bias or decreasing the value of the presentation.

Clinical Reviewers

Alan Dardik, MD PhD
Professor of Surgery (Vascular) and of Cellular and Molecular Physiology;
Vice Chair (Faculty Affairs), Surgery
Yale School of Medicine
New Haven, CT

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, Infectious Disease Consultants/San Diego Infusion Center, San Diego, CA

Planning Committee

In addition to the faculty listed below, NACCME planners and staff include Angelica Archibald, Chris Bolwell, Samantha Conforti, Randy Robbin and Margie Stefan.

Independent Clinical Reviewer: Alan Dardik, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Surgery, Yale University

School of Medicine, Chief, Peripheral Vascular Surgery, VA Connecticut Healthcare Systems, Bethany,
Connecticut; Daniel Federman, MD, FACP, Yale University School of Medicine, Newton, Connecticut

Nurse Planner: Susie Seaman, NP, Sharp Rees-Stealy Wound Clinic, San Diego, California

Chris Bolwell is a shareholder of GlaxoSmithKline. GlaxoSmithKline is not supporting this activity, nor does any content relate to their product/service. 

Dr. Iorio: Grant/research support—NIH Electronic Health Record; Consultant—Wound Care; Employee—
New York College of Podiatric Medicine

Dr. Lantis: Grant/research support—CoDa Therapeutics, Inc, Healthpoint Biotherapeutics, Macrocure,
Medline Industries, Inc, Smith & Nephew; Consultant—Healthpoint Biotherapeutics, KCI Licensing, Inc,
Smith & Nephew

Ms. Seaman: Speakers’ Bureau—Next Science

Dr. Dardik  and Dr. Federman have disclosed no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest

Dr. Borges, and Mr. Savage have disclosed no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests.

ADA STATEMENT

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