“Venous Leg Ulcer Management Principles”

February 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

WoundSource* presents…“Venous Leg Ulcer Management Principles” Venous disease is the most common cause of lower extremity ulceration, occurring in 3% of those above the age of 80. The pathophysiology of venous ulcers is complex, with multiple theories suggested. One of the problems related to venous ulcer management lies within the research-to-practice gap. While clinical practice […]

“Next Generation Silver Technology: Enhancing Silver to Address Wound Bioburden

ConvaTec* & Wound Source Webinars present…“Next Generation Silver Technology: Enhancing Silver to Address Wound Bioburden” Despite advances in wound management technologies, the problem of chronic non-healing wounds continues. Chronic wounds negatively impact patients’ quality of life and add significantly to treatment costs and costs associated with potential related litigation. A recent economic analysis of more […]

“Dress for Success: Clinical Considerations in Wound Dressing Selection”

WoundSource presents…“Dress for Success: Clinical Considerations in Wound Dressing Selection” Choosing a wound dressing can be a difficult task, a task that is often debatable, confusing, and complicated. However, understanding this important step in the wound healing cascade is integral to maintaining and achieving healing outcomes for our patients with chronic and acute wounds. This […]

BSN Medical On-demand program: “Shining the Light on Pediatric Wound Care: Going Green with DACC Technology”

This CE on demand program will improve the participants’ knowledge of neonatal and pediatric cutaneous injuries, the unique aspects of neonatal skin, and the treatment difficulties. The program will offer new approaches to prevention and treatment of colonized and infected pediatric wounds. Learning Objectives Upon completion of program, participants should be able to: Discuss prevalence […]

BSN Medical On-demand program: “Removing Barriers to Healing: The Latest Evidence on Hydrophobic Dressings”

This CE on-demand program will explore the value of hydrophobic dressings in reducing bacterial colonization, examine the latest studies on the effects of hydrophobic dressings, and analyze cases on the use of hydrophobic dressing to manage a variety of chronic wounds. Learning Objectives After completing this activity, participants should be able to: Explore the value […]

“Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Nutrition But Didn’t Ask”

The Wound Care Education Institute presents… “Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Nutrition But Didn’t Ask” The media bombards us with information about nutrition, so it seems that we all should know what to eat to be healthy. Yet, many of our patients are malnourished, which contributes to both the development of wounds and […]

“Why is This Wound Not Healing?”

National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel and Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education presents… “Why is This Wound Not Healing?” Learning Objectives: Discuss pathways to normal healing. Identify clinical issues that impair wound healing. List strategies to facilitate wound healing. Discuss the nutrition recommendations for pressure injury treatment in a chronic wound. Presenters: Aimee Garcia, M.D., […]

“Double Gloving: Are You Exposed?”

HealthTrust and Molnlycke Healthcare present… “Double Gloving: Are You Exposed?” Download a PDF copy of the presentation here. A first line of protection is surgical gloves which provide a barrier between the healthcare providers’ hands and infectious bodily fluids and blood. Research on the protective effects wearing two pairs of surgical gloves (double-gloving), as opposed […]

“Latex or Synthetic Gloves? Risk Reduction Strategies”

HealthTrust and Molnlycke Healthcare present… “Latex or Synthetic Gloves? Risk Reduction Strategies” Download a PDF copy of this presentation. Natural rubber latex allergies can affect any healthcare worker as well as the general population without distinction as to race, gender or length of exposure. This webinar will provide an overview of latex allergy, the role […]

“Surgical Glove Powder: An Unnecessary Hazard”

Download a PDF of this presentation here. FDA_Bans_Powdered_Gloves HealthTrust and Molnlycke Healthcare present… “Surgical Glove Powder: An Unnecessary Hazard” It has been well documented in literature, glove cornstarch powder induces adhesion formation while potentiating wound infections. Additionally, latex proteins bind with glove powder, becoming aerosolized when gloves are removed from the package, donned or removed […]