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Section: CME Category: Wound Care

Wound Prevention from the Top Down

Ryan Dirks, MS, PA, CWS

This lecture will provide a basic understanding of skin health and the correlation with the development of chronic wounds. Also discussed will be different types of skin moisturizers and barrier products to prevent wounds as well as a review of the Coalition of At-Risk Skin Consensus work.

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 characteristics unique to pressure injuries/ulcers vs. non-pressure ulcers. This includes their pathophysiology, mechanisms of tissue damage, and epidemiology particularly in the long-term care and post-acute continuum.
  2. Demonstrate basic knowledge of pressure injury/ulcer staging system.
  3. Analyze relevant data pertaining to frequency and healing rates of pressure ulcers compared to non-pressure ulcers.
  • 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: 02/02/2024 Expiration Date: 02/02/2027

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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.

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    Ryan Dirks has nothing to disclose.