Upcoming Webinars

Upcoming Webinars

September 23, 2021 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
Presenter: Kathy Gallagher, DNP, MSN, FNP, CMC, UMC, BC, WCC, FACCWS

Kathy Gallagher will present this Product Navigator and educate viewers on the issue of compromise in wound care treatment options and how hypochlorous acid–preserved wound cleansers (HAPWOC) perfectly balance the need for safety and efficacy at every dressing change. She will share relevant data and her own published literature that has a material impact on maximization of critical care beds and optimizes patient flow through the hospital. She will share best practices and her case experiences in the use of Vashe® Wound Solution on complex wound patients.

September 28, 2021 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
Presenter: Amy Tucker, MD

Venous leg ulcers (VLUs) account for 70-80% of lower extremity wounds, making them one of the most common etiologies clinicians encounter. Because of their frequency, it is important that health care professionals understand evidence-based treatment methods and the importance of early interventions in these complex wounds.

Understanding the etiology of venous leg ulcers is the first step in resolving them. VLUs are caused by venous insufficiency, which causes the blood to pool in the legs. Without putting interventions in place to address this underlying issue, VLUs will not resolve and will continue to occur. Compression therapy is the standard of care for managing and preventing VLUs. In addition to compression, other complicating factors such as infection and biofilm also need to be addressed in order to promote wound healing. The use of advanced therapies that help control bioburden and optimization of the wound environment can support the closure of these wounds.

Participants in this webinar will:

  • Understand VLU causative factors
  • Become familiar with advanced therapies that can promote healing in VLUs
  • Understand the importance of early, advanced interventions in wound management

Early interventions in VLU management can encourage best outcomes for patients and improve quality of life. When developing a plan of care for VLU patients, consider early implementation of advanced therapies.

September 30, 2021 12:45 pm EDT
Presenter: Jessica Pehrson, MSN, RN, CWS, PHN

Understanding the phases of wound healing can help clinicians guide wound care to promote wound healing. As we understand more about inflammation and how to jump start stalled wounds, we can guide evidenced-based best practices for wound care. In this webinar we will discuss wound inflammation and how 3M™ Promogran™ Matrix Wound Dressing can address this problem.

Objectives:

  • Recognize acute vs chronic wounds.
  • Review the phases of wound healing.
  • Identify inflammation and why wounds become "stalled."
  • Become familiar with 3M™ Promogran™ Matrix Wound Dressing, including evidence and best practices.
October 05, 2021 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
Presenter: George J. Koullias, MD, PhD

The wound care specialty is ever-changing, and clinicians should use best practice guidelines to support chronic wounds on a healing trajectory. Management of hard-to-heal wounds requires bacteria balance, biofilm management and an optimal moist wound healing environment for best outcomes.

Placental allografts are naturally derived tissues that are composed of a complex variation of regulatory cytokines, extracellular matrix (ECM) and cells that are all native-derived. Although placental allografts start from the same raw material, different preservation methods can impact the composition and function of the products considerably. Used as wound coverings, placental allografts can help support an optimal environment for healing.

Attendees of this program will:

  • Identify the tenets in the standard of care in managing chronic and hard-to-heal wounds.
  • Review the biology of placental-based allografts and the key components.
  • Understand various preservation methods used for placental wound coverings and the impact on tissue composition.
  • Evaluate importance in handling and storage of placental wound coverings.
October 07, 2021 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
Presenters: Renaye Mansfield, RN, CWCA and Ryan Ford, Clinical Business Manager

Nurses are tasked with managing an array of complex wounds. Negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) is often viewed as a highly specialized skill, but it does not have to be complex. Join this webinar to learn how NPWT’s mechanism of action can address acute wounds, chronic wounds, and closed incisions. This session will provide education on the types of wounds appropriate for the various types of NPWT and equip nurses to confidently manage a patient with NPWT.

Objectives:

  • Review the use and role of single-use NPWT (sNPWT) and traditional NPWT (tNPWT) devices.
  • Provide guidance for the appropriate use of NPWT for closed surgical incisions and open wounds and offer tips and tricks from wound experts on various applications techniques.

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