WCFA 2021 Topic 15 Video Session

Fistula Focus: Practical NPWT Application Tips for Managing Fistulas Speaker: Mary Anne R. Obst, BSN, RN, CCRN, CWON A fistula is a connection between two organs that are not normally connected, such as the stomach and the skin. Fistulas develop in various conditions...

WCFA 2021 Topic 14 Video Session

Venous Diseases and Their Role in Skin Changes and Ulceration Speaker: John S. Hogg, MD, DABR, DABVLM, RPVI, RPhS, RVT, RVS Venous leg ulcers (VLUs) account for 70% to 80% of lower extremity wounds. These wounds often have a mixed etiology of arterial and venous...

WCFA 2021 Topic 13 Video Session

Best Approaches to Prevent Recurring Diabetic Foot Ulcers Speaker: David G. Armstrong, DPM, MD, PhD Patients with diabetes who develop a diabetic foot ulcer (DFU) usually experience prolonged treatments as a result of the complex nature of the disease state. One...

WCFA 2021 Topic 12 Video Session

Wound Bed Preparation Beyond 2021: Is There a Role for Shockwave Therapy? Speaker: Jayesh Shah, MD, MHA There are an estimated 30.3 million people with diabetes in America. This population is challenged with chronic conditions and often with chronic wounds that can...

WCFA 2021 Topic 11 Video Session

Antimicrobial Stewardship and Wound Care: What’s the Connection? Speaker: Jennifer Hurlow, GNP-BC, CWCN Approximately 700,000 people die annually of drug-resistant infections. Experts predict that this figure will increase to 10 million deaths each year by 2050....