New "lite" wound dressing introduced
The Allevyn Gentle Border Lite is a new dressing designed for low exudate wounds and reduced skin trauma, and is available in a range of sizes.
WOCN announces annual scholarship
The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Certification Board’s scholarship application process for the 2011 Nurse in Washington Internship is open now and will conclude at 11:59 PM Central Time on December 20, 2010.
Skin care products re-launched
The Cavilon skin care line, including products to help prevent skin damage from moisture, friction, and adhesive trauma has been re-launched.
APWCA offers review course
The American Professional Wound Care Association will hold “The Essentials – a comprehensive review course on wound care management and intervention” in Los Angeles, California, 7:30 AM – 6:30 PM, Saturday, January 29, 2011, and 7:30 AM – 1:00 PM, Sunday, January 30, 2011.
Physician-specific wound care certification exams
The Council for Medical Education and Testing is the only physician-specific wound care certifying organization in the United States. The next examination date is: February 26, 2011, 11 AM to 4 PM, at the Sheraton Gateway Hotel at LAX-Los Angeles Airport Hotel, Los Angeles, California.
Earn CME/CE credit by reading this peer-reviewed, continuing education article from Advances in Skin & Wound Care
and taking the test.
Nutrition: A Critical Component of Wound Healing
Mary Ellen Posthauer, RD, CD, LD; Becky Dorner, RD, LD; and Nancy Collins, PhD, RD, LD/N, FAPWCA