Wound Assessment

Wound Assessment

On-Demand Webcast
Faculty

Susie Seaman, MSN, NP, CWOCN
Sharp Rees-Stealy Wound Clinic
San Diego, California

Intended Learners

This activity is designed for physicians, podiatrists, and nurses involved in wound healing or wound care issues.

Learning Objectives
After completing this activity, participants should be able to: 
  • List at least 5 items to be assessed and documented when evaluating an existing wound (acute and/or chronic)
  • Define acute vs chronic wounds
  • Discuss classification systems and testing methods for pressure ulcers, venous, arterial, and diabetic wounds
Activity Overview

This on-demand webcast is available with synchronized slides and audio.

To be eligible for documentation of credit, participants must complete the educational activity, complete the 10-question post-test with a score of 70% or better, and complete the evaluation form. After successful completion of the post-test and evaluation form online at www.naccme.com, participants may immediately print their documentation of credit.

Release date: June 28, 2013
Expiration date: November 15, 2015
Estimated time to complete: 1 hour

There is no fee associated with this activity.

For questions regarding this educational activity, please call 609-371-1137609-371-1137.

Accreditation

North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC (NACCME) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

CME

NACCME designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activit

CNE

This continuing nursing education activity awards 1.0 contact hour.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #13255 for 1.0 contact hour.

CPME Accreditation

North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC (NACCME) is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a sponsor of continuing education in podiatric medicine.

This program is approved for 1.0 continuing education contact hour or 0.1 CEU.

Independent Clinical Reviewer: Alan Dardik, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, Chief, Peripheral Vascular Surgery, VA Connecticut Healthcare Systems, Bethany, Connecticut

Nurse Planner: Susie Seaman, NP, Sharp Rees-Stealy Wound Clinic, San Diego, California

Planning Committee

The planning committee comprises Alan Dardik, MD, PhD, and Susie Seaman, NP; and Lindsay Halverson, Edward Jackson, MD, Tiffney Oliver, Randy Robbin, Lynn Rubin, and Jessica Steuerman, NACCME. 

Financial Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest

According to the disclosure policy of NACCME, faculty, editors, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control content are required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with relevant commercial companies related to this activity. All relevant conflicts of interest that are identified are reviewed for potential conflicts of interest. If a conflict is identified, it is the responsibility of NACCME to initiate a mechanism to resolve the conflict(s). The existence of these interests or relationships is not viewed as implying bias or decreasing the value of the presentation.

All educational materials are reviewed for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies reported, and levels of evidence.

The faculty has reported the following:

Ms. Seaman: Scientific Advisor—Healthpoint BioTherapeutics, Mölnlycke Health Care; Promotional speakers' bureau—Mölnlycke Health Care
Dr. Dardik disclosed no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests.

Ms. Halverson, Dr. Jackson, Ms. Oliver, Mr. Robbin, Ms. Rubin, and Ms. Steuerman have disclosed no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests.

NACCME requires faculty to inform participants whenever off-label/unapproved uses of drugs and/or devices are discussed in their presentations.

The faculty have disclosed that no off-label/unapproved uses of drugs and/or devices will be discussed in the presentations. 

Hardware/Software Requirements

All educational activities are accessible via a PC (Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7) or Mac (Mac OS 10.x or later) computer with current versions of the following browsers: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, or Safari. Windows Media Player or compatible alternative, sound card, and speakers are required for streamed audio. The latest version of the Adobe Flash Player is suggested for video programs (please download here). A PDF reader is required for print publications. Please direct technical questions to webmaster@naccme.com.

Privacy Policy

NACCME protects the privacy of personal and other information regarding participants, educational partners, and joint sponsors. NACCME and our joint sponsors will not release personally identifiable information to a third party without the individual's consent, except such information as is required for reporting purposes to the appropriate accrediting agency.

NACCME maintains physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to guard your nonpublic personal information.

Copyright © 2013 by North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC. All rights reserved. No part of this accredited continuing education activity may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, without first obtaining permission from North American Center for Continuing Medical Education. The opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty and are not attributable to NACCME. Clinical judgment must guide each professional in weighing the benefits of treatment against the risk of toxicity. Dosages, indications, and methods of use for products referred to in this activity are not necessarily the same as indicated in the package insert for each product, may reflect the clinical experience of the presenters, and may be derived from the professional literature or other clinical sources. Consult complete prescribing information before administering.

Grant Support

Supported by an educational grant from KCI


Supported by an educational grant from KCI