Wound healing is an intricate process in which the skin or another organ-tissue repairs itself after injury. In order to understand Wound Healing it is important to understand the basic tenets of wound healing physiology and recognize factors that can cause compromised healing. A course on wound Healing needs to discuss the assessment and classification of chronic wounds that allows for implementation of clinical algorithms for initial management and to recognize the scientific basis supporting the management of chronic wounds.
Continuing Medical Education (CME) is education that helps those in the medical community to maintain competence and learn about new and developing areas of their field. CME education may take place as live events, written publications, online programs, audio, video, or other electronic media. Content for these programs is developed, reviewed, and delivered by faculty who are experts in their individual clinical areas.
eMedsim, along with webCme, has courses that give CME credits for wound Healing and Wound Care. The course which is called Wound care Boot Camp is intended to provide a strong foundation in the basic tenets of wound care, including physiology, assessment and classification. An introduction to the etiology, diagnosis and management algorithms of the major wound care types is provided. While the content of this course is focused at an introductory level and designed for novice wound care providers, it is also an excellent review for the experienced wound care professionals.
Wound Care Boot Camp was created to meet the needs of an expanding clinical specialty, based on the requests of physicians, nurses and technicians to provide a web based online introductory wound care educational offering. This course will provide introductory background, knowledge and skills to meet the potential knowledge gap of providers working in the field of wound care.
The instructor-led videos in this course has been designated for a maximum of 23.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.