Section: Webinars Category: Wound Care

Wound Bed Preparation


This lecture is an in-depth analysis on principles governing one of the most important aspects of wound care. The comprehensive construct methodically provides the audience with up-to-date definitions, tenants, and applications of wound care. Dr Derk launches into wound bed preparation and its importance in today’s wound care theater by providing vivid before and after pictures of wounds along with videos on sharp debridement as well as literature-based evidence not only on its effectiveness, but also on cost savings. The material also focuses on Biofilm and demonstrates how sharp debridement can effectively eradicate it by providing evidence before and after with quantitative metrics achieved by advanced computer imaging. This lecture provides a better understanding of wound bed preparation and assist and aid the clinician with a better understanding, resources, and data for their treatment regimens and patient care.

CME (Credits: 1) CEU (Credits: 1)

Method of Participation

Complete the 4 steps to earn your CE/CME credit:

  1. Complete the Pre-Test
  2. View the Lecture
  3. Complete the Quiz (Min. 70% Passing Score)
  4. Complete the program Survey
Goals and Objectives
  1. What does the pneumonic D.I.M.E. stand for?
  2. List the 5 types of Wound Debridement.
  3. Describe and define the characteristics of Biofilm.
  • Accreditation and Designation of Credits
  • CME (Credits: 1)

    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 1 continuing education contact hours

    Release Date: 09/27/2023 Expiration Date: 09/27/2026

  • CEU (Credits: 1)

    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 1 contact hours of nurse CE credit.

    Release Date: 09/27/2023 Expiration Date: 09/27/2026

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  • Disclosure Information
  • 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.


    Fran Derk has nothing to disclose