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On Demand: “Techniques and Technologies for Reducing the Risk of Complications in Orthopaedic Lower Extremity Surgery”

The Center for Healing Solutions* and 3M Health Care*, Medical Solutions Division present…“Techniques and Technologies for Reducing the Risk of Complications in Orthopaedic Lower Extremity Surgery”

Target Audience:  This activity is designed for physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals involved in the management of patients undergoing orthopadic lower extremity surgery.

Learning Objectives |  After participating in this activity, learners should be better able to:

    • Describe the negative impact of surgical site infections
    • Examine technologies and techniques that help reduce SSIs and seromas
    • Tips and pearls for successful outcomes in lower extremity surgery
    • Review recent evidence examining the importance of using negative pressure therapy for incision and surrounding tissue management
    • Discuss case examples of outcomes associated with negative pressure therapy in complex lower extremity cases

Presenters:  Ravi Karia, M.D.  |  Chief, Division of Orthopaedic Trauma  |  Executive Vice Chair, Department of Orthopaedics  | Fred G. Corley Chair in OrthopaedicsAssociate Professor, UT Health San Antonio  |  San Antonio, Texas

Continuing education: Provided by North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC (NACCME), an HMP Global Company.

1.00 AANP
1.00 AAPA
1.00 CME
1.00 CNE
1.00 Participation

Support provided by educational grants and/or in-kind support: 3M Health Care*, Medical Solutions Division

For questions regarding this educational activity, please call 609-371-1137 or email info@naccme.com.

* NOTE: This is an industry resource and/or 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.