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Wound Management for Home-Based Primary Care Providers

Chronic wounds can be a challenge for home-based primary care (HBPC) patients and may result in increased hospital admissions, lengths of stay, and higher healthcare costs. Unfortunately, many HBPC practices do not have dedicated staff to assess and treat wounds in a consistent manner, often resulting in wound management challenges.

In this course, you will learn valuable strategies that will help you determine the etiology of a wound, document it accurately, and initiate a comprehensive plan of care. Upon completion, you will be able to do the following:
  1. Discuss unique provider challenges in treating wounds of home-based primary care patients.
  2. Apply assessment and documentation of best practices in wound care.
  3. Describe components of a topical care plan and appropriate intervention strategies.
Estimated Time to Complete
45 minutes
In order to earn credit for participation in this activity, the learner must complete a 5-question post-test with a passing score of 80% or better with unlimited attempts.
Intended Audience
This online course is intended primary care providers working with homebound patients, including physicians, nurse practitioners,  physician assistants, and other health professionals.
Credit Information
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of PeerPoint Medical Education Institute and the Home Centered Care Institute. PeerPoint Medical Education Institute is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

PeerPoint Medical Education Institute designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Approved: February 1, 2021
Expiration: January 29, 2024
None of the planners, authors, or reviewers for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
Availability: On-Demand
Cost: $59.00
Credit Offered:
0.75 CME Credit
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