Accreditation The American Medical Directors Association (AMDA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Designation Statement: The American Medical Directors Association designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
AMDCP Credit Designation: This session has been approved for a total of clinical 1.5 credit hours toward certification as a Certified Medical Director in Long Term Care (CMD).
Session Description: Long term care clinicians are presented with a confusing array of wound healing technologies that vary greatly in cost, description, and application. This session presents an overview of wound healing technologies from two national experts. The first part will present an overview of the technologies, and the second will be case presentations and discussion with audience participation.
Describe major wound healing technologies.
Analyze wounds for the most appropriate technology.
Explain how to develop a wound care formulary in their facility.
Evaluate company marketing materials that present new wound healing technologies.
Speakers(s): Jeffrey M. Levine, MD, CMD; Adrienne Patrice Smith, MD
Disclosure(s): Jeffrey M. Levine, MD, CMD has no financial disclosures to report. Adrienne Patrice Smith, MD - Regenesis Biomedical: Medical Director
References(s): Smith APS: Chapter 1- Etiology of a Problem Wound: Published in Wound Care Practice, Editors Sheffield PJ, Fife C, by Best Publishing Company, 2007 Smith APS, Bozzuto TM: Chapter 39- Etiology of a Problem Wound: Published in Wound Care Practice, Editors Sheffield PJ, Fife C, by Best Publishing Company, 2007 Smith APS, et al.: Chapter 30- Negative Pressure Wound Therapy: Published in Chronic Wound Care: A clinical source book for healthcare professionals, 4th Ed; Krasner, Rodeheaver, Sibbald; by HMP Communications, 2007. Smith APS: Chapter 1- Etiology of a Problem Wound: Published in Wound Care Practice, Editors Sheffield PJ, Smith APS, Fife C, by Best Publishing Company, 2004. Smith APS: Chapter 36- Advanced Therapeutics: The Biochemistry and Biophysical Basis of Wound Products. Published in Wound Care Practice, Editors Sheffield PJ, Smith APS, Fife C, by Best Publishing Company, 2004. Sheffield PJ, Smith APS: Physiological and Pharmacological Basis of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy. Published in Hyperbaric Surgery, Editors Bakker and Crammer; by Best Publishing Company, 2002. Levine JM, Ayello EA. MDS 3.0 Section M: Skin Condition: What the medical director needs to know. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association 12 (3) pp 179-183, 2011. Levine JM. Pressure Ulcers and Wound Care. In: Geriatrics Review Syllabus Audio Companion. NY: American Geriatrics Society; 2010. JM Levine, S Humphrey, S Lebovits, J Fogel. The unavoidable pressure ulcer: A retrospective case series. Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management. 16(8), p 359-363; 2009. JM Levine, S. Lebovitz. Optimizing pressure ulcer care: A checklist for system change. Ostomy and Wound Management 55(6), p 6; 2009.
Associate Clinical Professor of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine,
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai