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Section: Wounds

Early Use of Mechanical Disposable NPWT-Reduce Costs and Heal Wounds Faster!

Christopher Barrett, DPM, CWS

Christopher Barrett, DPM discusses delays in the wound healing process result in excessive treatment costs, potential complications, and impact patient quality of life. Early vs late initiation of NPWT has demonstrated superior wound healing outcomes and cost savings. This webinar will discuss the benefits of early management of a variety of wound types in the outpatient setting utilizing mechanical disposable NPWT (MDNPWT).

CEU (Credits: 1.25)

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  • Pre-Test

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Method of Participation

Complete the 4 steps to earn your CE/CME credit:

  1. Complete the Pre-Test
  2. View the Lecture
  3. Complete the Quiz (Min. 70% Passing Score)
  4. Complete the program Survey
Goals and Objectives
  1. Highlight the negative impact of poor wound healing on both the patient and healthcare system.
  2. Discuss the concept of wound bed preparation and the importance of wound healing trajectory on clinical outcomes and cost of care.
  3. Review previously published data on early vs late initiation of NPWT in a variety of care settings.
  4. Review clinical cases on the benefits of utilizing MD-NPWT in acute and chronic wounds.
  • Accreditation and Designation of Credits
  • CEU (Credits: 1.25)

    NURSING: Nurse 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 1.25 contact hours of nurse CE credit.

    Release Date: 08/20/2020 Expiration Date: 01/31/2021

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    Christopher Barrett 3M/KCI – Consultant, Speaker’s Bureau | Organogenesis – Speaker’s Bureau

    This continuing education activity is managed and accredited by AffinityCE in cooperation with Present e-Learning Systems. AffinityCE and Present e-Learning Systems Staff, as well as Planners and Reviewers, have no relevant financial interests to disclose. Conflict of Interest when present was resolved through peer review of content by a non-conflicting reviewer.

    Commercial support was not received for this activity.