Updates in Wound Care Management
1 hour Audio and Power Point Presentation
Recorded April 19, 2016
Wound management (laceration, burns, and abscess) are the most common procedures performed in urgent care medicine. Being able to effectively handle everything that walks in the door requires a strategy. This lecture helps you to identify wasteful processes that may be costing you time and money. Also identify products and medications you must have on hand to give patients the best outcomes.
•Identify available topical and injectable anesthesia options-when, why, and what to use
•Identify useful products that you should have on hand for common wound presentations
•State the essential suture material and urgent care center should stock
•Understand the importance of and science behind wound preparation and irrigation
•Understand the indications for a sterile field in common wound presentations
Faculty Bio: Patrick O'Malley, MD
Dr. Patrick O'Malley, MD. Board Certified emergency physician, Urgent Care Physician, Lexington Medical Center, Columbia, SC. Graduate of East Carolina University, Brody School of Medicine, residency training at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC. 8 years of post-residency emergency medicine experience and 2 years of almost exclusive work in a 44k annual patient volume urgent care owned and operated by Lexington Medical Center. Interested in improving processes, solving problems, helping physicians improve efficiency, and giving patients better outcomes. Partner in a medical device development company, helping physicians develop medical device concepts and getting them into the marketplace. Active physician inventor with an interest in products that save time and reduce risk to the clinician and patient.
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.
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
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