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On-Demand Program – “The Complex Open Abdomen: Best Practices to Optimize Patient Outcomes”

Center for Healing Solutions & 3M Health Care Academy* present…an On-Demand Program – “The Complex Open Abdomen: Best Practices to Optimize Patient Outcomes”

Learning Objectives  |  At the end of this session, participants should be able to:

  • Examine strategies and thought process for the management of complex open abdominal cases
  • Review the role of negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) in the management of the open abdomen to improve patient outcomes
  • Investigate the efficacy of NPWT through best practices & case study results


  • Luis G. Fernandez, M.D., FACS, FASAS, FCCP, FCCM, FICS  |  Chairman Emeritus  |  Division of Trauma/Acute Care Surgery/Surgical Critical Care  |  Christus Trinity Mother Frances Health System
  • Marc Matthews, M.D., FASC, FASGS  |  The Arizona Burn Center  |  Associate Professor of Surgery  |  Creighton University, University of Arizona, Midwestern University, AT Still University School of Medicine

Target Audience: Physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals involved in the management of complex open abdomens.

Continuing Education:

  • Provided by North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC (NACCME), an HMP Global Company.
  • 1.00 AANP
  • 1.00 CME
  • 1.00 CNE
  • 1.00 Participation
  • CLAIMING CREDIT  |  To be eligible for credit, participants must complete the online activity and the evaluation. Upon completing the activity, there will be instructions on how to complete the evaluation and print a certificate or other documentation of credit.
    • Release Date: May 27, 2021
    • Expiration Date: November 30, 2022

Estimated Time to Complete: 1 hour

There is no fee associated with this activity.

This program is supported by an educational grant from 3M Health Care, Medical Solutions Division

Questions should be directed to: NACCME at 609-371-1137; info@naccme.com

* NOTE: This is an industry resource and contracted supplier-sponsored webinar. HealthTrust has not approved and/or endorsed the content. This program may contain the mention of products, services, drugs or brands presented in a case study or comparative format. Such examples are intended for educational and informational purposes and should not be perceived as a HealthTrust endorsement of any particular supplier, product, service, drug, brand or approach.