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  THIS JUST IN October 2011  

New Device for Surgical Debridement Introduced

The VERSAJET II hydrosurgery system for precise excision during surgical debridement is designed to help reduce wound closure time and is now available in North America and Europe.

Next CMET Exam Scheduled

The next Physician Wound Care Certification Exam given by the Council for Medical Education and Testing will be held on November 6, 2011, at the Marriott at Glenpoint, Teaneck, New Jersey.

NAWC Announces Award Winners

The National Alliance of Wound Care recently announced its 2011 WCC Achievement Award and Scholarship winners at the organization’s annual conference.

Save the Date!

Mark your calendars now for the 27th Annual Clinical Symposium on Wound Care, October 20-23, 2012, at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. Watch for more details in the coming months.

Complementary and Alternative Medicine Usage Increasing

More than 42% of the nation’s hospitals offer complementary and alternative medicine services, up from 37% in 2007, according to a new survey released by Health Forum and the Samueli Institute, a nonprofit research organization that investigates healing-oriented practices.


From the pages of Advances in Skin & Wound Care
Earn CE/CME credit by reading this peer-reviewed, continuing education article from the October 2011 issue of Advances in Skin & Wound Care and taking the test.

The Implementation of the Chronic Care Model with Respect to Dealing with the Biopsychosocial Aspects of the Chronic Disease of Diabetes
Kathya M. Zinszer, DPM, FAPWCA; Jennifer L. Mulhern, DPM; and Ali Abdul Kareem, MBCHB

Bonus Content
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Collateral Benefit: Marathon Running for the Wounded
Richard "Sal" Salcido, MD

The Art of Auditing Documentation
Cathy Thomas Hess, BSN, RN, CWOCN

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