Subscribe  |  Unsubscribe  |  View Online  |  Forward to a Friend
  THIS JUST IN September 2011  

New Guidelines Released for Melanoma Treatment

Based on an extensive review of scientific literature and the recommendations of recognized melanoma experts, the American Academy of Dermatology has released updated evidence-based guidelines for the treatment of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer.

ConvaTec Inc Acquires Boston Medical Device, Inc

ConvaTec Inc, a developer and marketer of innovative medical technologies for community and hospital care, has acquired Boston Medical Device, Inc, a distribution company that offers a platform of specialized medical devices throughout Latin America.

WOCNCB Honors Award Winners

The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Certification Board announced that four certificants received awards at the 2011 43rd Annual WOCN Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana.

World MRSA Day Activities Announced

The 3rd Annual World MRSA Day Kickoff Event and Global MRSA Summit will be held October 1, 2011 at Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine in Maywood, Illinois. The 2011 Global theme is: “The MRSA Epidemic – A Call to Action.”


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

Special Considerations in Wound Bed Preparation 2011: An Update©

R. Gary Sibbald BSc, MD, Med, FRCPC (Med Derm), MACP, FAAD; Laurie Goodman BA, RN, MHScN; Kevin Y. Woo, PhD, RN, FAPWCA; Diane L. Krasner PhD, RN, CWCN, CWS, MAPWCA, FAAN; Hiske Smart, MA, RN, PG Dip (UK), IIWCC (Canada); Gulnaz Tariq, RN, BSN, PG Dip (Pak); Elizabeth A. Ayello PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, CWON, MAPWCA, FAAN; Robert E. Burrell PhD, MSc; David H. Keast MD, MSc, BSc(Hon), DipEd, CCFP, FCFP; Dieter Mayer MD, FEBVS, FAPWCA; Linda Norton, BScOT, OT Reg(ONT), MScCH; and Richard "Sal" Salcido, MD

Bonus Content
Be sure to take advantage of these bonus articles from Advances in Skin & Wound Care. By accessing them through your eNews link, you can read the articles free of charge.

A Decade of War, Wounds, Wisdom, and Gallantry
Richard "Sal" Salcido, MD

Your Meaningful Use and International Statistical Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision Checklist
Cathy Thomas Hess, BSN, RN, CWOCN

Looking for respect and advancement in your nursing career?
Reach new career heights with
Visit today to search our selective job listings and post your resume.
Find a job that provides the advancement and respect you've been looking for.



Have you ever thought about being published in a major journal? Now's your chance! Advances in Skin & Wound Care is currently accepting articles.

To submit an article to the journal, follow the new online submission process:

In Our Next Journal Issue:
  • Diabetes care model
  • Caring for Haiti earthquake victims
  • Payment strategies
Keep receiving Advances in Skin & Wound Care eNews by adding to your address book.

NursingCenter respects your privacy and will not share your information with other companies or organizations without your permission. View our Privacy Policy.

If you do not wish to receive Advances in Skin & Wound Care eNews, click on the unsubscribe link at the top of this email.

Forgotten your NursingCenter username or password? Contact Customer Service at 
Copyright ©2011 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. All rights reserved.
323 Norristown Rd., Suite 200, Ambler, PA 19002