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January 19, 2010Dear Subscriber,

Stay on the cutting edge of new product and industry news, prevention and treatment strategies, and regulation updates to help you meet your wound care challenges with Wound Care Insider. You're receiving this issue of Wound Care Insider, because you've subscribed to Advances in Skin & Wound Care's eNews, because you're a member of the American Professional Wound Care Association or the National Alliance of Wound Care, or because you've indicated in your NursingCenter.com registration profile that you're a wound care specialist.

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  ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS

  Hill-Rom Introduces Innovative Smart Bed
  Derma Sciences Holds Worldwide Rights to MEDIHONEY
  ConvaTec Is a Platinum Sponsor of 4th Congress of WUWHS
  Industry Experts Form New Editorial Advisory Board
  NAWC Recruits Certified Clinicians as Preceptors
  APWCA Plans National Clinical Conference
  Physician-Specific Wound Care Certification Available through CMET

 

Hill-Rom Introduces Innovative Smart Bed
Hill-Rom has introduced its Advanta 2 Bed for use in medical–surgical areas of hospitals and care facilities, combining ease-of-use, key safety features, and flexibility of care services. More  

Derma Sciences Holds Worldwide Rights to MEDIHONEY
Derma Sciences has obtained exclusive worldwide rights to MEDIHONEY professional wound care and skin products. More  

ConvaTec Is a Platinum Sponsor of 4th Congress of WUWHS
ConvaTec has announced its platinum sponsorship of the 4th Congress of the World Union of Wound Healing Societies, which will be held September 2-7, 2012, in Yokohama, Japan. More  

Industry Experts Form New Editorial Advisory Board
FXI Foamex Innovations has tapped several of the nation’s thought and content leaders in wound care to form a new healthcare advisory board for the company. More  

NAWC Recruits Certified Clinicians as Preceptors
The Preceptor Program is a WCC certification option that allows licensed healthcare clinicians who have a strong passion for healing wounds, but do not have wound care experience, to earn the WCC certification credential. More  

APWCA Plans National Clinical Conference
APWCA2010, Wound Care and the Related Sciences, highlighted by more than 40 world-renowned experts from all wound-care disciplines, will be held April 8-11, 2010, at the Sheraton Philadelphia City Center in Pennsylvania. http://www.apwca.org/apwca2010. For further information on these programs and other APWCA activities, visit http://www.apwca.org.  

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. For more information call 215-364-1111 or visit http://www.COUNCILmet.org.  



  FEATURED ARTICLES

From the Pages of Advances in Skin & Wound Care
Earn CME/CE credit by reading the peer-reviewed, continuing education article in the January 2010 issue of Advances in Skin & Wound Care and taking the test.

Older Adults and Ulcers: Chronic Wounds in the Geriatric Population

Catherine Cheung, MD, FRCPC

Bonus Content
Be sure to take advantage of this bonus article from one of our sister journals, Nursing Management, at Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. By accessing this content through your eNews link, you can read the article free of charge.

Another look: Best Practices for Pressure Ulcer Prevention
Aline M. Holmes, MSN, RN

Coming in Advances in Skin & Wound Care’s February 2010 issue:
• Lipedema
• Cutaneous metastatic carcinoma
• Palliative care



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