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Dealing with Difficult to Treat Wounds and Ulcers

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Dealing with Difficult to Treat Wounds and Ulcers

 
1 hour Audio and Power Point Presentation

 

Recorded April 18, 2016

Course Description:

Soft tissue wounds are a common occurrence in the outpatient setting. These can be acute or chronic in nature. It is important to understand the underlying mechanisms and treatment strategies for successful healing. We will review some of the more common etiologies for non-healing wounds and discuss techniques for their diagnosis and treatment.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize characteristics of poorly healing wounds.
  • Identify the disease processes that are associated with "look alike " ulcers and non healing wounds.
  • Recognize basic treatment options for difficult healing wounds.
  • List three advanced treatment options for the difficult to heal wound.
  • Recognize risk factors associated with non healing wounds.

Faculty Bio:  Joe Mazziotta, MD

Dr Mazziotta is currently the Medical Director of the Family Medicine Residency Program in Tallahassee ,FL. He has held medical positions in the USAF where he had multiple deployments with the 56th Air Transportable Hospital. He continues to work in rural emergency departments as well as holding a position as Acting Medical Director of the Tallahassee Memorial Wound Healing Center. He also serves as the medical director of the Tallahassee Memorial Disaster Preparedness Team.
 
Credit Information:

 

Designation Statement
The Urgent Care Association of America designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education. Credit for this course is good for 1 year after purchase.

Urgent Care Management Certificate 

NA

Submitting for Credit:  

If you would like to submit for either of the credit above, once you complete the activity you must submit for credit you will need to complete the 5 question exam.  You must answer 3 out of 5 correctly to receive credit.  Your credit will be placed in your profile under Professional Development or click on "My Credits".  Email education@ucaoa.org with questions.  

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