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Section: CME Category: Wound Care

The Benefits of Mechanically Powered Negative Pressure Therapy

Matthew Garoufalis, DPM, FASPS, FACPM, CWS, FFPM, RCPS Glasg, FRSM,

Matthew Garoufalis, DPM, FASPS, FACPM, CWS, FFPM, RCPS (Glasg), discusses application tips and techniques with dNPWT based on case scenarios. He also discusses the difference between disposable NPWT and electrically powered NPWT as well as the evidence for dNPWT.

Completion (Credits: 0.5) CME (Credits: 0.5)

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Goals and Objectives
  1. Discuss application tips and techniques with dNPWT based on case scenarios
  2. Understand the difference between disposable NPWT and electrically powered NPWT
  3. Understand the evidence for dNPWT
  • Accreditation and Designation of Credits
  • Completion (Credits: 0.5)

    This lecture has been approved for the PRESENT Podiatric Education Online curriculum by the Council of Teaching Hospitals Residency Education Review Committee.

    Release Date: 12/09/2021 Expiration Date: 01/09/2022

  • CME (Credits: 0.5)

    PRESENT e-Learning Systems is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. PRESENT e-Learning Systems has approved this activity for a maximum of 0.5 continuing education contact hours

    Release Date: 12/09/2021 Expiration Date: 01/09/2022

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    Matthew Garoufalis has disclosed that he is a consultant for Modulim, Olaregan, Orpyx, RenovoDerm, Stryker, and Uluru; a Speaker for 3M/KCI, Horizon, MiMedx, and Ortho Dermatoogics; and CMO for Advanced Oxygen Therapy, Inc.