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Pressure Sores: Beauty and Simplicity Fri, Oct 22

Discuss the evaluation and management of pressure ulcers. Identify mechanisms that contribute to pressure ulcer chronicity and recurrence. Provide guidance regarding how to integrate management of pressure ulcers into your practice.

At the end of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Formulate an evaluation and surgical treatment plan for a stage 3 or 4 pressure ulcer.
  2. Discuss the mechanisms through which biofilm infection promotes pressure ulcer recurrence.
  3. Identify 2 strategies to facilitate care of the pressure ulcer patient.

Accreditation: The American Society of Plastic Surgeons® (ASPS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation: The ASPS designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.