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Non-accredited presentation featuring Ronald P. Silverman, MD, FACS, Vickie Driver, DPM, MS, FACFAS, FAAWC and Alisha Oropallo, MD, FACS, FSVS, FAPWCA, FABWMS discussing recommendations about the initial wound assessment process that prompts a referral to a wound care center, the perspectives about challenging issues commonly seen in patients with complex wounds and common pitfalls in limb salvage. They will also provide their insights on recent innovations that have made a difference in clinical practice and the latest in wound management in this patient population,

​​​​​​This course discusses the common challenges associated with discharging a NPWT patient, the steps to develop a comprehensive discharge plan and the best practices to optimize the use of NPWT in the post-acute care setting.

Michael N. Desvigne, MD, FACS, CWS, FACCWS and Ralph J. Napolitano, Jr., DPM, CWSP, FACFAS discuss the use negative pressure wound therapy with instillation and hybrid drapes in out of hospital settings.

This course provides best practice techniques for optimizing the use of NPWT, compression and advanced wound care therapies for complex wounds across the spectrum of healthcare delivery.

Mary Anne R. Obst, BSN, RN, CWON, CCRN, CWS and Paul J Kim, DPM, MS discuss how to leverage innovation in order to optimize success with NPWT with instillation.

Kara Couch, MS, CRNP, CWCN-AP, Elizabeth Faust, MSN, CRNP, CWS, CWOCN-AP, MAPWCA, and Catherine T. Milne, MSN, APRN, CWOCN-AP Explore, via cases, the variety of wounds presenting to the acute care setting and current trends in would healing

Emily Greenstein, APRN, CNP, CWON-AP, FACCWS, Robert J. Klein, DPM, FACFAS, CWS and Dot M. Weir, RN, CWON, CWS review the challenges involved with managing various chronic wound types, the role of compression and advanced wound care therapies in optimizing chronic wound outcomes and explore cases illustrating the stepwise approach to managing chronic wounds across practice settings for a variety wound conditions.

Terry Treadwell, MD, FACS, FAAWC, Emily Greenstein, APRN, CNP,CWON-AP, FACCWS and Dot Weir, RN, CWON, CWS review best practices in compression therapy and skin and wound care to optimize VLU management

Amanda Estapa, ACNP-BC, CWS, FACCWS, DAPWCA, Matthew G. Garoufalis, DPM, FASPS, FACPM, CWS, FFPM RCPS (Glasg), FRSM and Robert J. Klein, DPM, FACFAS, CWS, FFPM RCPS (Glasgow) investigate challenges associated with the use of medical adhesives associated with wound care products on periwound skin and the increased risk of patient’s developing medical-adhesive-related skin injury

Lee C. Ruotsi, MD, CWSP, ABWMS, UHM, Catherine T. Milne, MSN, APRN, CWOCN-AP and Daphne Hodges, BSN, CWOCN employ a comprehensive patient history and assessment to the plan of care for patients with pressure injury

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