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August 22, 2019
The Save A Leg, Save A Life Foundation (SALSAL, the “Foundation”), founded by Desmond Bell, DPM, CWS, in 2015, aims to reduce lower extremity amputations and improve wound healing outcomes through patient education and advocacy, evidence-based methodology, and community outreach. Patient engagement is crucial to encourage change within the…
August 20, 2019
Erin Tharalson, DNP, RN, ANP-BC, CWS, discusses how a novel literacy-sensitive educational intervention positively impacted wound healing across all health literacy levels.
July 25, 2019
The American Board of Wound Medicine and Surgery (ABWMS) offers board certification in Wound Medicine and Surgery to physicians in the United States and Canada with the goal to enhance the overall quality of care. By not only holding accountability to the practice of medicine but to the public being served as well, this independent, nonprofit…
July 10, 2019
Kathleen D. Schaum, MS, highlights the extensive reimbursement and coding resources that HMP offers. To explore these resources, visit the Wound Care Learning Network's Reimbursement Connection. Learn More
July 08, 2019
According to a consensus document from the World Union of Wound Healing Societies (WUWHS), “Surgical wound dehiscence (SWD) is the separation of the margins of a closed surgical incision that has been made in skin, with or without exposure or protrusion of underlying tissue, organs, or implants. Separation may occur at single or multiple regions,…
June 27, 2019
The Critical Limb Ischemia (CLI) Global Society, the only professional medical society focused on CLI and advanced peripheral artery disease (PAD), aims to improve a patient’s quality of life by preventing amputations and death due to CLI through scientific studies, literature, education, and advocacy. Members of this fledgling association join…
June 05, 2019
The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN, the Society) was founded in 1968 with the commitment to advance the practice and delivery of expert health care to individuals with wound, ostomy, and continence care needs. Supporting more than 5000 health care professionals through advocacy, education, and research, the WOCN Society is…
June 01, 2019
The American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA; “Association”), located in Bethesda, Maryland, is considered the leading resource in foot and ankle health information. The mission of the APMA is to advance the growth and stability of podiatric medicine by increasing nationwide awareness of foot and ankle health through public education and…
May 20, 2019
In a session at the 2019 Diabetic Limb Salvage conference in Washington, DC (April 4-6), Arun Bal, PhD, MS, President of the Diabetic Foot Society of India, spoke about the rise of people with diabetes in India and the importance of the physical examination for diagnosing biomechanical and neurological deficits.
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