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Section: CME Category: Wound Care

Regenerative Medicine - Supporting Healing Across the Continuum with Advanced Wound Care Modalities

Ryan Fitzgerald, DPM

Ryan H Fitzgerald, DPM discusses biofilm-based wound management (BBWM) that aims at reducing re-formation during and after a surgical debridement. Dr Fitzgerald also reviews the properties of an ideal topical antimicrobial as well as discussing their clinical outcomes. He also describes case studies that utilize BBWM strategies for the treatment of chronic wounds.

Completion (Credits: 1) CME (Credits: 0.75)

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Goals and Objectives
  1. Examine a proactive biofilm-based wound management strategy aimed at reducing and preventing biofilm re-formation including the role of surgical debridement
  2. Review properties of an ideal topical antimicrobial for combatting biofilm and explain the science of polyhexamethylene biguanide hydrochloride (PHMB)
  3. Analyze clinical outcomes of BBWM followed by the ideal topical antimicrobial, potentially followed by cellular therapies
  4. Inspect case studies on the use of surgical debridement, BBWM strategies and proven cellular therapies for the treatment of chronic wounds
  • Accreditation and Designation of Credits
  • Completion (Credits: 1)

    This lecture has been approved for the PRESENT Residency Education Online Curriculum by the PRESENT Curriculum Committee.

    Release Date: 01/19/2022 Expiration Date: 12/31/2022

  • CME (Credits: 0.75)

    PRESENT e-Learning Systems is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. PRESENT e-Learning Systems has approved this activity for a maximum of 0.75 continuing education contact hours

    Release Date: 01/19/2022 Expiration Date: 12/31/2022

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  • It is the policy of PRESENT e-Learning Systems and it's accreditors to insure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all its individually sponsored or jointly sponsored educational programs. All faculty participating in any PRESENT e-Learning Systems sponsored programs are expected to disclose to the program audience any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest that may have a direct bearing on the subject matter of the continuing education program. This pertains to relationships with pharmaceutical companies, biomedical device manufacturers, or other corporations whose products or services are related to the subject matter of the presentation topic. The intent of this policy is not to prevent a speaker with a potential conflict of interest from making a presentation. It is merely intended that any potential conflict should be identified openly so that the listeners may form their own judgments about the presentation with the full disclosure of the facts.


    Ryan Fitzgerald Has disclosed that he is a consultant and speaker for Organogensis.