Accreditation

INTENDED LEARNERS

This conference is designed for physicians, nurses, physical therapists, researchers, scientists, podiatrists, and dietitians across all practice-settings involved in the prevention, treatment, and management of patients with wounds, and those interested in the latest research findings that are relevant to tissue repair and wound care.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After completing this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Develop strategies for advancing wound care as a professional practice and career.
  • Employ an interdisciplinary approach to the prevention and treatment of chronic wounds.
  • Describe the comprehensive management of patients with lower extremity wounds.
  • Provide optimal healthcare delivery through improved understanding of reimbursement, quality measures, and the use of novel wound care delivery technologies.
  • Implement the latest best-practice strategies to prevent and manage pressure ulcers.
  • Describe various factors that inhibit wound healing, including medical comorbidities, commonly used drugs and devices, and patient behavioral challenges.
  • Explore challenging cases of difficult-to-heal wounds in which current and emerging wound therapies were used.
  • Differentiate between acute and post-acute care services and organizations and describe how to better coordinate care across the spectrum.

ACCREDITATION INFORMATION 

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by North American Center for Continuing Medical Education (NACCME) and the Wound Healing Society. NACCME is jointly 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.

PHYSICIANS

NACCME designates this live activity for a maximum of 28.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for WHS Day 1

19.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for the main conference

3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for the post-conference

NURSES

This continuing nursing education activity awards 28.75 contact hours.

6.0 contact hours for WHS Day 1, 19.75 contact hours for the main conference, and 3.0 contact hours for the post-conference.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #13255 for 28.75 contact hours 6.0 contact hours for WHS Day 1, 19.75 contact hours for the main conference, and 3.0 contact hours for the post-conference.

This continuing nursing education activity awards up to 6.5 pharmacology hours.

PODIATRISTS

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards and requirements for approval of providers of continuing education in podiatric medicine through a joint provider agreement between North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC (NACCME) and the Wound Healing Society.  NACCME is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. NACCME has approved this activity for a maximum of 28.75 continuing education contact hours.

6.0 continuing education contact hours for WHS Day 1, 19.75 continuing education contact hours for the main conference, and 3.0 continuing education contact hours for the post-conference.

DIETITIANS

 North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC (NACCME) is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR Credentialed Practitioners will receive 28.75 continuing professional education units for completion of this activity/material.

Provider #HM001. Level 3 Synthesis.

6.0 continuing professional education units for WHS Day 1, 19.75 continuing professional education units for the main conference, and 3.0 continuing professional education units for the post-conference.

PHYSICAL THERAPISTS

North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC (NACCME) has received approval for this symposium from the following physical therapy boards:

California Memorial Medical Center: This activity has beenapproved byy the California Memorial Medical Center for 30.75 continuing education hours. Approval #6609; Expiration January 11, 2019

Florida Physical Therapy Association: This activity has been approved by the Florida Board of Physical Therapy Examiners. The maximum allowable hours for this program are 21.5. Provider # 50-4321; Approval Number CE18-599619; Expiration: 12/31/2018.

Accreditation of this course does not necessarily imply the FPTA supports the views of the presenter or the sponsors

North Carolina Physical Therapy Association: This activity has been approved by the North Carolina Physical Therapy Association for Approved for a maximum of 23.0 contact hours, depending on which and how many sessions are attended. Course number: 17-081.

NCPTA Approval does not imply NCPTA endorsement of any particular products, services or views of any particular speaker or sponsor.

Texas Physical Therapy Association: This activity has been approved by the TPTA for 21.75 continuing competence unit(s) (CCUs) for PTs and PTAs. Course Approval Number: 63855TX; Expiration: 12/31/2018.

Ohio Physical Therapy Association: This activity has been approved by the Ohio Physical Therapy Association for 29.75 hours. Course Approval Number: 17S6833; Expiration April 25, 2018

Louisiana Physical Therapy Board: This has activity has been approved by the Louisiana Physical Therapy Board for a maximum of 29.5 clinical hours.

Maryland Board of Physical Therapy Examiners: This course has been approved by the MD State Board of Physical Therapy for 2.9 CEUs. Expiration: January 30, 2019

New Jersey Board of Physical Therapy Examiners: This course has been submitted to the New Jersey Board of Physical Therapy Examiners and is pending approval.

Nevada Board of Physical Therapy Examiners: This activity has been approved by the Nevada Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for a maximum of 2.98 clinical hours. Expiration: July 31, 2019

Approval of this course does not necessarily imply that the NV Board of Physical Therapy supports the views of the presenter or sponsor.

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. A PDF reader is required for print publications. Please direct technical questions to webmaster@naccme.com.

Requirements for Credit

To be eligible for documentation of credit for each session attended, participants must participate in the full activity and complete the online general survey and the online evaluation form for each session by May 29, 2018. Once done, participants may immediately print their documentation of credit.

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

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 © 2017 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.

No commercial interest provided financial support for this continuing education activity.

ADA Statement

North American Center for Continuing Medical Education complies with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the rules and regulations thereof. If any participant in this educational activity is in need of accommodations, please call (609) 371-1137.

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