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AMDA's 2017 Annual Conference


TH13 - Wound Care for the Post-Acute Care Clinician


Mar 16, 2017 1:30pm ‐ Mar 16, 2017 5:00pm


Credits: None available.

Standard: $20.00

Description

This session is a half-day seminar on wound care in the post-acute care continuum. Experts in wound care will present a complete range of topics in wound care with attention to the clinical importance of the anatomy of the skin in understanding wound care principles; a review of multiple types of wounds that the clinician will encounter (pressure, venous stasis, diabetic neuropathic, arterial, skin tears, traumatic, infectious, surgical and atypical): their identification, treatment and prevention; a review of wound care dressings, procedures, and therapies including nutritional aspects of care; and an overview of quality measures, improvement processes, documentation and how that relates to medical-legal aspects of the care of wounds.

By the end of the session, the participant will have gained an appreciation of the scope of the wound care specialty.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the anatomy of the skin organ and how that knowledge can lead to appropriate diagnosis and care of the patient with their wound(s).
  • Develop a treatment plan of care for a specific wound type based on current scientific knowledge.
  • Review the care of wounds including prevention, dressings, procedures and interventions.
  • Describe the components of a wound care program including risk management, coding & billing.

Speaker(s):

  • Scott Bolhack, MD, MBA, FACP, CMD, Medical Director, Northwest Medical Center, Tucson, Arizona
  • Jeffrey M. Levine, MD, Associate Clinical Professor of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • Karl Steinberg, MD, CMD, HMDC, Chief Medical Officer, Mariner Health Care
  • Paul Y. Takahashi, MD, MPH, MS, Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic
  • Shark Bird, MD, CMD, CWSP, Chief Medical Officer, Vohra Wound Physicians

Credits

  • 3.50 - Clinical
  • 3.50 - CME

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Muhammad Mohyuddin
5/29/18 3:50 pm

where can we find the answers to the remaining picture quizes that werent addressed due to lack of time ?

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