"CMS coverage is limited for fistulas caused by or resulting from a surgical procedure, and even then, it may be difficult to get reimbursed."
― Dianne Rudolph, DNP, GNP-BC, CWOCN
Recognizing Skin Risk Factors in Long-Term Care
Susan Cleveland, BSN, RN, WCC, CDP
Skin assessment of residents of long-term care facilities includes close and thorough observation of the whole patient, as well as the skin, to detect possible risk factors for skin breakdown. Do you know what risk factors to look for?
Join the World Council of Enterostomal Therapists® from October 28th – November 30th for the WCET® Worldwide Education Webinar. This truly international tri-specialty event features experts and nurses from around the world presenting on various topics within the wound, continence and ostomy care fields.
A closer look at the use of placental membranes for wound closure
Presenter: Charles B. Parks, DPM, FACFAS
Thursday, November 5, 3:00PM EST
Use of cellular and tissue-based products (CTPs) continues to be reviewed and accepted as an intervention for non-healing or non-advancing wounds.
This session will discuss the new advances in clinical evidence supporting CTPs for chronic wounds and the effect of CTPs introduced as interventions in non-closing wounds.
A New Approach to Managing Wound Exudate During Challenging Times
Sponsored by HARTMANN USA
Managing wounds with moderate to high amounts of exudate can be challenging, even under the best of circumstances. This white paper discusses the need for effective high-exudate wound management when in-person wound care is not possible. It also provides details and clinical case studies of Zetuvit Plus, a four-layer polymer dressing designed to absorb large amounts of exudate.