Accreditation

Intended Learners

This course is designed for physicians, nurses, physical therapists, podiatrists, dietitians, occupational therapists, medical assistants, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, industry professionals and any other healthcare, or non-healthcare professional interested in advancing their knowledge of wound care.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Summarize the etiology of chronic wounds and extrinsic factors that contribute to and affect wound healing outcomes
  • Explain the phases of wound healing and the associated microenvironment, cellular components and their functions in wound healing
  • Describe specific diagnostic tests, examination tests, lab tests, and measures related to wound assessment and management and the components of documentation
  • Identify methods for recognizing soft tissue and bone infections, bioburden management, and treatment of local and systemic infections
  • Outline specific treatment interventions for chronic wounds including nutritional management, debridement, topical therapies, and biophysical agents

Activity Overview

Available in both internet live and on-demand formats, the Wound Certification Prep Course is an intensive 17-hour seminar, providing a comprehensive review of topics related to wound prevention and management. Each course is led by an interdisciplinary panel of 3 nationally recognized wound care educators.

To be eligible for documentation of credit for this activity, participants must attend the full activity and submit a completed evaluation form. Completed evaluations must be received within 30 days of the live or internet live event. Participants must complete the evaluation form online here and will immediately receive documentation of credit.

For questions regarding this educational activity, please call 609.371.1137.

Accreditation Information

Jointly Accredited Provider

In support of improving patient care, North American Center for Continuing Medical Education (NACCME) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

PHYSICIANS

Live

NACCME designates this internet live activity for a maximum of 17.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

On Demand

NACCME designates this internet enduring activity for a maximum of 17.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Participants are not eligible to receive credit for any part of this enduring material already claimed as part of the live activity.

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS

Live

NACCME has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with the AAPA CME Criteria. This internet live activity is designated for 17 AAPA Category 1 credit(s). PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

On Demand

NACCME has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with the AAPA CME Criteria. This internet enduring activity is designated for 17 AAPA Category 1 credit(s). PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Participants are not eligible to receive credit for any part of this enduring material already claimed as part of the live activity.

NURSES

Live

This continuing nursing education activity awards 17.0 contact hours for the internet live activity.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 13255 for 17.0 contact hours.

On Demand

This continuing nursing education activity awards 17.0 contact hours for the internet enduring activity.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 13255 for 17.0 contact hours.

Participants are not eligible to receive credit for any part of this enduring material already claimed as part of the live activity.

PODIATRISTS

North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC (NACCME) is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. NACCME has approved this activity for a maximum of 17 continuing education contact hours.

DIETITIANS

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North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC (NACCME) is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR-credentialed Practitioners will receive 17 Continuing Professional Education units (CPEUs) for completion of this activity/material. CDR Accredited Provider #HM001

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PHYSICAL THERAPY

WCPC is approved by the physical therapy boards, associations, or licensing agencies in most states and meet board requirements in numerous other states. Click here for an overview of approval status per State and check back often for updates.

Hardware/Software Requirements

The evaluation is accessible after the activity via a PC (Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7) or Mac (Mac OS 10.x or later) computer with current versions of the following browsers: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, or Safari. A PDF reader is required for print publications. Please direct technical questions to webmaster@naccme.com.

ADA Statement

North American Center for Continuing Medical Education complies with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the rules and regulations thereof. If any participant in this educational activity is in need of accommodations, please call 609.371.1137.

Cancellation Policy

Please note that the cutoff date for cancellations is 30 business days prior to the event. All cancellations must be received in writing (mailed or emailed) and postmarked by that date. Full registration will be refunded, minus a $100 processing fee, only to cancellations received in writing before that date. Registrations are transferable at any time.

Privacy Policy

NACCME protects the privacy of personal and other information regarding participants, educational partners, and joint sponsors. NACCME and our joint sponsors will not release personally identifiable information to a third party without the individual’s consent, except such information as is required for reporting purposes to the appropriate accrediting agency. NACCME maintains physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to guard your nonpublic personal information.

Copyright © 2020 by North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC. All rights reserved. No part of this accredited continuing education activity may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, without first obtaining permission from North American Center for Continuing Medical Education. The opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty and are not attributable to NACCME. Clinical judgment must guide each professional in weighing the benefits of treatment against the risk of toxicity. Dosages, indications, and methods of use for products referred to in this activity are not necessarily the same as indicated in the package insert for each product, may reflect the clinical experience of the presenters, and may be derived from the professional literature or other clinical sources. Consult complete prescribing information before administering.

No commercial interest provided commercial support for this continuing education activity.

ADA Statement

North American Center for Continuing Medical Education complies with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the rules and regulations thereof. If any participant in this educational activity is in need of accommodations, please call 609.371.1137.

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