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Section: CME Category: Wound Care

Improving Wound Hygiene, Biofilm Management & Antimicrobial Stewardship

Windy Cole, DPM

Windy Cole, DPM, CWSP discusses the concept of wound hygiene to control biofilm. Dr Cole also discusses how biofilms and bioburden impair healing, describe the concept of antimicrobial stewardship, as well as how incorporating native cross-linked exercises of her matrix can assist biofilm management.

Completion (Credits: 0.5) CME (Credits: 0.5) CEU (Credits: 0.5)

Method of Participation

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Goals and Objectives
  1. Review the concept of wound hygiene to control biofilm
  2. Evaluate how biofilms and bioburden impaired healing and chronic wounds
  3. Describe the concept of antimicrobial stewardship
  4. Review recent advanced wound imaging tools and how to implement them into practice
  5. Understand how incorporating a native, cross-linked extracellular matrix with PHMB can assistant biofilm management and support wound healing
  • Accreditation and Designation of Credits
  • Completion (Credits: 0.5)

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

    Release Date: 03/04/2022 Expiration Date: 03/04/2023

  • CME (Credits: 0.5)

    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 0.5 continuing education contact hours

    Release Date: 03/04/2022 Expiration Date: 03/04/2023

  • CEU (Credits: 0.5)

    NURSING: Nurse CE is provided for this program through collaboration between Present e-Learning Systems and AffinityCE. AffinityCE is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC). This activity provides 0.5 contact hours of nurse CE credit.

    Release Date: 03/04/2022 Expiration Date: 03/04/2023

  • Author
  • Windy Cole, DPM

    Adjunct Professor and Director of Wound Care Research
    Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine
    Kent, OH

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    Windy Cole is a member of the speaker's bureau for Organogenesis.