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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.

Format

Slide Lecture Series

Time to Complete

4 hours

Released

October 31, 2018

Expires

October 31, 2020

Maximum Credits

4.00 / AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

Accredited Provider

This activity is provided through the joint sponsorship of the Medical Technology Management Institute, Inc. (MTMI) and WebCME.

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.

A hands-on practicum check list is provided as a PDF download with the final lecture for clinical use.

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

Disclosures

The faculty reported the following financial relationships with commercial interests whose products or services may be related to the content of this CME activity: Jeffrey A. Niezgoda, MD, FACHM, MAPWCA, CHWS (Course Director)

The planners and managers at Medical Technology Management Institute, Inc. and WebCME reported that they have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests whose products or services may be related to the content of this CME activity.

Faculty

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

Credit

4.00

Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of the Medical Technology Management Institute, Inc. (MTMI) and WebCME.

Designation Statement

Medical Technology Management Institute, Inc. (MTMI) is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Medical Technology Management Institute, Inc. designates this internet enduring 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.

Instructions

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 myCME.com within your Profile/Exam History, which you can then access at any time.

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

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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