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Section: CME Category: Wound Care

Psychosocial Components in Wound Healing

Annika Kariniemi, MSN, RN, APRN, CNP, CWCN

This lecture dives into the role of psychosocial components in the process of wound healing, such as psychological states, social influences, and patient-centered care on the healing trajectory of wounds. Investigate the relationship between emotional well-being and the physiological aspects of wound repair, examining how mental health can influence recovery, as well as analyze the significance of social support structures in the context of wound healing. Attendees will have the opportunity to engage in discussions aimed at bridging the gap between theory and practical application in the context of patient care.

CME (Credits: 0.5)

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. Identify your patients’ needs and challenges when it comes to the psychosocial aspects of wound healing.
  2. Demonstrate how the experience and burden of chronic wounds can trigger and exacerbate mental health conditions such as depression and anxiety.
  3. Outline practical strategies for healthcare professionals to recognize and address these psychological implications within their wound management protocols, advocating for a comprehensive approach to patient care.
  • Accreditation and Designation of Credits
  • 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: 01/29/2024 Expiration Date: 01/29/2027

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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.


    Annika Kariniemi has nothing to disclose.