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  THIS JUST IN April 19, 2010  
ANA Recognizes WOC Nursing Specialty

Wound, Ostomy and Continence nursing is one of the newly recognized specialties by the American Nurses Association.


Lighter Compression System Is for Venous Leg Ulcers

A lighter compression system is available for patients suffering from venous leg ulcers who are less tolerant of compression.


Web Site Offers Medical Reimbursement Resource

Smith & Nephew is offering a reimbursement resource guide for its wound care products.


GHX Announces 2010 Best in Class Award Winner for Wound Care

Mölnlycke Health Care US, LLC, wins the 2010 GHX best in class award for advanced wound care.


Surgical Cover Dressing Uses Hydrofiber Technology

Aquacel Ag surgical cover dressing is designed for post-operative care of surgical incisions.


APWCA Presents Wound Care Review Course

"The Essentials-A Comprehensive Review Course on Wound Care Management and Intervention" will be held August 7 and 8, 2010, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


Physician-Specific Wound Care Certification Available through CMET

The Council for Medical Education and Testing is the first organization to offer physician-specific certification of this type. Next exam will be October 3, 2010, in Nashville, Tennessee, in conjunction with Clinical Symposium for Advances in Skin & Wound Care.


NAWC Seeks WCC Award Nominations

The National Alliance for Wound Care is accepting nominations for the 2010 WCC Outstanding Achievement Awards.



  FROM THE JOURNAL
Earn CME/CE credit by reading this peer-reviewed, continuing education article from Advances in Skin & Wound Care and taking the test.

Transitional Off-loading: An Evidence-Based Approach to Pressure Redistribution in the Diabetic Foot
James McGuire, DPM, PT, CPed, FAPWCA

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The APWCA: American Ingenuity at Work
Richard "Sal" Salcido, MD

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