Wound Healing Review and Refresher Course - CME - Non-Member
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 Wound Healing Review and Refresher Course is a must for all wound healing providers, including residents and all those who are well experienced or entering the field of wound care. This activity has been approved for 13.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
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The presentational method for this activity is Case Presentation and Lecture. The intended audience for this course includes all healthcare providers especially physicians and advanced practice providers who are specifically involved in the diagnosis and management of patients with acute and chronic nonhealing wounds. The material is ideally suited for certification prep for those providers who seek certification in wound healing as well as those seeking an overview and review of the essential elements and fundamentals of wound care treatment. Wound care is practiced over a broad diversity of healthcare providers. This course is designed to fit the needs of, but is not limited to, the following areas of the practice of medicine: general practice, surgery, primary care, dermatology, family medicine, orthopedics, infectious disease and podiatric medicine. 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:
1. Utilize information learned about the disease processes causing ulceration to facilitate the patient’s initial visit work-up, perform an accurate diagnosis, and improve treatment strategies
2. Recognize health issues in surrounding populations to predict ulcer etiology and improve diagnosis
3. Implement new procedures or evaluation techniques, which are considered basic wound care staples
4. Compare initial vs. follow-up changes to the ulcer during treatment to necessitate appropriate changes to treatment
5. Recognize and address cultural and clinical factors which may impact wound healing
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 enduring material for a maximum of 13.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Original Release Date: August 14, 2017
Review Date: September 8, 2020
Termination Date: October 5, 2022
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.
The following planner from the Academy of Physicians in Wound Healing (APWH) has nothing to disclose:
Steven R. Kravitz, DPM, FAPWHc, FACFAS
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; Nancy Williams; and Priscilla Graham.
Faculty disclosures for this internet activity enduring material are: (collected at original release date)
Eric T. Choi, MD – Honorarium recipient: Boston Scientific. (Dr. Choi’s slides have been peer reviewed and found to be fair, balanced, evidence-based, and free from commercial bias.)
Randolph C. Fish, DPM, FACFAOM, FAPWHc, FCCWS – Nothing to disclose.
Jane A. Fore, MD – Nothing to disclose.
Steven R. Kravitz, DPM, FAPWHc, FACFAS – Medical Director: Carolon. (Dr. Kravitz’s slides have been peer reviewed and found to be fair, balanced, evidence-based, and free from commercial bias.)
James McGuire, DPM – Speakers Bureau: BSN Medical, Smith & Nephew, Hollister, Medline, and Steadmed; Consultant: BSN Medical, Medline, and Hollister; Research funding recipient: BSN Medical, NuTech, and Osirus; and Medical Advisor: Pedorthic Foot Association. (Dr. McGuire’s slides have been peer reviewed and found to be fair, balanced, evidence-based, and free from commercial bias.)
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