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Debridement Training: Principles & Practice

Debridement Training: Principles & Practice

This activity carries a fee of $149.00 to review the content and receive credit.


Slide Lecture Series

Time to Complete

4 hours


September 9, 2011


September 9, 2018

Maximum Credits

4.00 / AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
4.00 / CE for Nurses

Accredited Provider

This activity is provided by Lippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc.

Program Description

This course offers practicing physicians, mid-level practitioners, nurses and other allied health professionals a comprehensive course in the art and science of wound debridement. Students will be introduced to traditional methods as well as cutting edge sharp debridement technologies.

Intended Audience

This course is designed for physicians, fellows, mid-level practitioners, nurses and other allied health professionals dedicated to advanced wound care.

Educational Objectives

This course will provide introductory background knowledge and skills in the practice of Debridement.

At the conclusion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the Phases of wound healing and how to utilize appropriate debridement modalities
  • Describe the anatomy and physiology of tissue layers and landmark structures in debridement
  • Discuss the proper debridement preparation
  • List the reasons to stop sharp debridement
  • Explain the methods to stop bleeding
  • Discuss the indications and contraindications for sharp debridement
  • Identify the instruments and techniques used in sharp debridement and nursing implications


Jeffrey A. Niezgoda, MD, FACHM, MAPWCA, CHWS
President & Chief Medical Officer
West Allis, WI

CME Course Advisor
Kate Baker




AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

Accreditation Statement

Lippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc., is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

Lippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc., designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.




CE for Nurses

Accreditation Statement

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW), publisher of Advances in Skin & Wound Care, will award a maximum of 4.00 contact hours for this continuing nursing education activity. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749 for a maximum of 4 contact hours. LWW is also an approved provider by the District of Columbia #50-1223 and Florida #50-1223. Your Lippincott Williams & Wilkins-issued CE contact hours are valid wherever you reside. The ANCC's accreditation status of Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Department of Continuing Education refers only to its continuing nursing educational activities and does not imply Commission on Accreditation approval or endorsement of any commercial product.


To obtain credit, a score of 70% or better is required. Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully completed this program, viewed all presentations, answered all test questions, completed the post-test, and have received your digital copy of your credit certificate. Your online certificate will be saved on within your Profile/Exam History, which you can then access at any time.


Hardware and Software Requirements
  • A computer with an internet connection
  • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
  • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required
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