Wound Care Review and Refresher Course - AMA PRA Category 1 Credits - for APWH Members
Life is busy, traveling to weekend courses to learn wound healing fundamentals is costly, inconvenient, and fails to provide sufficient training on how best to diagnose and manage chronic wounds. The Academy of Physicians in Wound Healing's renown Physician-Directed Wound Healing Review and Refresher Course is a must for all wound healing providers, including residents and all those entering the field of wound care.
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The presentational method for this activity will be Case Presentation with Learner Participation and Lecture via an online course. This course was created for physicians who are involved in the care of patients with acute and chronic wounds. This course is appropriate for both entry level practitioners as well as for experienced clinicians who want to review basic wound care concepts and best practice standards. The target audience is for medical practitioners of general practice, surgical, primary care physicians, dermatologists, family medicine and doctors of podiatric medicine. While this course is designed for wound care professionals, it is open to any physician interested in wound care. This activity will encompass the following desirable physician attributes: Patient Care & Procedural Skills, Medical Knowledge, Professionalism, and Practice-Based Learning & Improvement.
At the conclusion of the activity, participants should be able to:
- Utilize information learned about the disease processes causing ulceration in order to facilitate the patient’s initial visit work-up, perform an accurate diagnosis, and improve treatment strategies
- Recognize health issues in surrounding populations in order to predict ulcer etiology and improve diagnosis
- Implement new procedures or evaluation techniques, which are considered basic wound care staples
- Compare initial vs. follow-up changes to the ulcer during treatment in order to necessitate appropriate changes to treatment
- Recognize and address cultural and clinical factors which may impact wound healing
**Please note: The presentation titled, “Diabetic Foot and Skin Changes,” by Steven Kravitz, DPM, is not eligible for CME credit due to his relevant financial relationship as Medical Director at Carolon.**
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of CME Consultants and the Academy of Physicians in Wound Healing (APWH). CME Consultants is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
CME Consultants designates this Internet Activity Enduring Material for a maximum of 12.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Original release date: October 2-3, 2015
Review Date: June 21, 2016
Termination Date: June 21, 2019
In accordance with the Americans with Disability Act (ADA), please contact the Academy of Physicians in Wound Healing at (336) 923-5604 or firstname.lastname@example.org should you require special assistance.
PLANNER AND FACULTY DISCLOSURES
The following planner from the Academy of Physicians in Wound Healing (APWH) has nothing to disclose:
Randolph C. Fish, DPM, FACFAOM, FAPWHc, FCCWS
The following reviewers and staff from CME Consultants have nothing to disclose:
William Choctaw, MD, JD; Harold D. Damuth, Jr., MD; Lester Holstein, MD; Michael J. Marchiano, MD; Judy Hyle, CHCP; Nancy Williams; Priscilla Graham; and Stephanie Santos
Faculty disclosures for this internet activity enduring material are:
Eric T. Choi, MD, FAPWH – Honorarium recipient, Boston Scientific (Dr. Choi’s slides were peer reviewed and no bias was detected, thus resolving the conflict of interest posed by his relevant financial relationship.)
Randolph C. Fish, DPM, FACFAOM, FAPWHc, FCCWS – Nothing to disclose
Jane A. Fore, MD, FAPWHc – Nothing to disclose
Steven R. Kravitz, DPM, FAPWHc, FACFAS – Medical Director at Carolon (As an employee of an ACCME-defined commercial interest related to the topic of this activity, Dr. Kravitz’ presentation is not eligible for credit.)
James McGuire, DPM, FAPWHc – Speakers Bureau at BSN Medical, Smith & Nephew, Hollister, Medline, and Steadmed; Consultant with BSN Medical, Medline, and Hollister; Research funding recipient from BSN Medical, NuTech, and Osirus; and Medical Advisor to the Pedorthic Foot Association. (Dr. McGuires’ slides were peer reviewed and no bias was detected, thus resolving the conflict of interest posed by his relevant financial relationships.)