Early Use of Mechanical Disposable NPWT - Reduce Costs and Heal Wounds Faster!
Christopher Barrett, DPM
The Centers For Wound Healing
Crozer Keystone Health System
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 (MD-NPWT).
- Highlight the negative impact of poor wound healing on both the patient and healthcare system.
- Discuss the concept of wound bed preparation and the importance of wound healing trajectory on clinical outcomes and cost of care.
- Review previously published data on early vs late initiation of NPWT in a variety of care settings.
- Review clinical cases on the benefits of utilizing MD-NPWT in acute and chronic wounds.
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 1 continuing education contact hours.
AffinityCE designates this live educational activity for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. A maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM will be awarded.
Nurses: 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 contact hour of nurse CE credit.