CONTINUING EDUCATION

Helpful Resources for Wound Care Industry Professionals

Continuing Education Videos

ABWM Foundation has developed educational videos for individuals studying for upcoming exams or fulfilling requirements for annual certification renewal. Each module runs about 45 minutes and concludes with a series of multiple-choice questions that need to be completed for continuing education credit to be given. Each module counts for 1 hour of continuing education.

Zoom Lecture – History and Practice Principles of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT). 

The lecture covers the principles of NPWT, including macro- and microeffects on the wound, the history of NPWT, powered versus non-powered negative pressure, incisional devices, evidence for NPWT use, indications / contraindications, complications of NPWT, application principles, and case reports of NPWT use.

Speaker: Dawn Franceschina, PT, DPT, CWS

 

Zoom Lecture on Insensate Foot 

As part of the Wound Healing Awareness Month (WHAM) campaign, ABWM Foundation is offering a FREE Zoom Lecture on “insensate foot”. The participants can earn 1-hour CEU credit for their ABWM renewals.

Lecturers are:
• Dr. Joseph McCulloch, PT, PhD, FAPTA, CWS®, ABWM Foundation Chair
• Dr. Desmond Bell, DPM, CWS®, “Save a Leg, Save a Life” Foundation Founder and President

Participants will:
• comprehend the relationship of structural and biomechanical factors that lead to diabetic foot ulcer formation

• recognize various surgical intervention strategies utilized to address diabetic foot ulcers and their recurrence

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Total CE Credit: 1 hour 
Price: FREE

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Video: Venous Ulcers: Etiology and Management

This educational module is designed for all wound care practitioners and provides an overview of the presently accepted cause of venous ulceration, with a brief historical overview of past theories. The principles of proper venous ulcer management are then discussed including the role of compression in healing and lifetime maintenance of the condition.

Total CE Credit: 1 hour (including the Post-Test)

Price: $29.95

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CE credit: 1hr
Price: $29.95

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Video: Patient Management – Dressings

At the end of this presentation the learner will be able to:
-Describe the function of wound dressings by category
-Identify the impact of additives and specialty design in wound dressings
-Discuss the key components to successful wound management

Total CE Credit: 1 hour (including the Post-Test)

Price: $29.95

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CE credit: 1hr
Price: $29.95

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Instructions
Requirements for successful completion of this continuing education activity include:

  • Viewing this video in its entirety
  • Completing the post-test

Disclaimer:
The information presented is solely for educational purposes and should not be construed as specific instructions for the diagnosis or treatment of patients. Utilization of any information derived from this program, in patient care, remains strictly the professional responsibility of the healthcare provider.

Continuing Education Directory

These courses have not been reviewed by the ABWM Foundation, however, they may help to fulfill the mandatory continuing education requirement for ABWM Certificants.

To have an online continuing education resource added to this list, please email info@abwmfoundation.org.

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