Wound Bed Preparation
This presentation is an in-depth analysis on principles governing one of the most important aspects of wound care. The comprehensive construct will methodically provide the audience with up-to-date definitions, tenants, and applications of wound care. Dr Derk will then launch into wound bed preparation and its importance in todays wound care theater 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 will also focus on Biofilm and demonstrate how sharp debridement can effectively eradicate it by providing evidence before and after with quantitative metrics achieved by advanced computer imaging. This presentation will also provide a better understanding on wound bed preparation and assist and aid the clinician with a better understanding, resources, and data for their treatment regimens and patient care.
Francis Derk, DPM, DABPM, FABPM
Associated Foot and Ankle Specialists
Chief Medical Officer and Chief Technical Officer
MDM Wound Ventures Corporation
San Antonio, TX
The United States Navy
CAPT (06) Medical Officer
- What does the pneumonic D.I.M.E. stand for?
- List the 5 types of Wound Debridement.
- Describe and define the characteristics of Biofilm.
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 hour.
AffinityCE designates this live educational activity for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. A maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM will be awarded.
Nurses: 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 hour of nurse CE credit.
MDM Wound Ventures