When to Heal: Timing Interventions for Maximal Effectiveness - Wound Care Symposium
Program Description: The Rhode Island Hospital and Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University Wound Care Symposium provides world class keynote speakers on hot topics such as biofilms, stem cells in wounds, and updates on the latest technologies. It is part of a grass roots movement by the Wound Healing Society and Brown University to improve care of patients with difficult to heal wounds.
Target Audience: The conference is designed for the interdisciplinary team of physicians, physician assistants, podiatrists, nurses, and researchers involved in wound healing or wound care issues.
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
Employ an interdisciplinary approach to wound prevention, treatment, and limb salvage.
Describe the comprehensive management of patients with venous, arterial, and diabetic wounds.
Provide optimal healthcare delivery through improved understanding and the use of novel wound care technologies that allows for better outcomes.
Describe various factors that inhibit wound healing including medical co-morbidities, commonly used drugs and devices, and other challenges.
Assess the timing and optimization of using new technologies in wound healing
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This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Rhode Island Hospital Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Center. The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Physicians: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.5 AMA...