Where Wound Healing Begins.

Educational Opportunities and Conferences

Wound Care
Presented by the American College of Hyperbaric Medicine under the direction of Jayesh Shah, MD, San Antonio

Saturday, May 2, 2:30-5 pm
Fort Worth Convention Center

2.50    AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (requesting)    
TBD    AAFP Prescribed Credits

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to: (1) review general principles of wound care management that can be applied in Office Setting; (2) early recognition of problems and effective intervention along the causative pathways may not only improve outcomes by reducing major amputations and increasing quality of life, but also reduce costs related to complications; (3) describe the risk factors for and the pathophysiology of pressure ulcers; (4) identify evidence-based advanced wound care practice guidelines and new generation wound care products that can be immediately translated into clinical practice; (5) recognize preventive recommendations for diabetic wound management such as those for adequate glycemic control, periodic foot inspection, and patient and family education; and (6) identify animal bite wounds using key features of their appearance and presentation.

Target Audience
Physicians, residents, and other health care professionals in all areas of practice