Biofilm-Based Wound Care: A Virtual Skills Workshop Accreditation

Biofilm-Based Wound Care: A Virtual Skills Workshop Accreditation Information

 

How to Claim Credit

To be eligible for documentation of credit, participants must attend the educational activity and complete the evaluation form. After successful completion of the evaluation form online, participants may immediately print their documentation of credit.

Click here  or the Claim Credit button found on the Biofilm-Based Wound Care Workshop platform. Login using the email address you used to register for the conference and conference access key: BIO.

Please note, you may have to wait 24-48 hours after registering, before being able to claim your credits.

Once logged in, follow these steps:

  1. Complete the evaluations for the sessions that you participated in both during the live broadcast on September 24, 2021 and on-demand at your convenience. Please select the appropriate evaluation based on whether you participated live or on-demand.
         – Credit can only be claimed for either live or on-demand for each session
  2. Complete the Conference General Survey to unlock your certificate.
  3. Select the type of credit certificate that you need from the drop-down list (CME, CNE, etc). You will also need to select both the live and on-demand certificates for your credit type if you have participated in both live and on-demand sessions.
  4. Download/Print your certificate of credit. If you require multiple certificates, repeat step 3. 

Keep your certificate of credit for your records. You will not receive another by mail. You may return to the website until November 24, 2021 to report your statement/certificate of credit. For questions regarding this activity, please call (609) 371-1137.

 

Intended Learners

This conference is designed for physicians, nurses, physical therapists, podiatrists, and dietitians across all practice settings involved in the prevention, treatment, and management of patients with wounds.

 

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the four components of an evidence-based early anti-biofilm international guideline.
  • Perform early antibiofilm based intervention strategies.
  • Integrate strategies to adopt early anti-biofilm intervention strategies into clinical practice.

 

Activity Overview

This interactive educational conference will occur virtually on September 24, 2021.

This enduring material will be available for on-demand access for 2 weeks following the virtual conference.

To be eligible for documentation of credit, participants must attend the full activity and submit a completed evaluation form. Participants who complete the evaluation online within 60 days will receive immediate documentation of credit.

Participants are not eligible to receive credit for any part of this enduring material previously claimed as part of the internet live event.

In support of improving patient care, North American Center for Continuing Medical Education (NACCME) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

 

PHYSICIANS

Live

NACCME designates this internet live activity for a maximum of 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™

On Demand

NACCME designates this internet enduring activity for a maximum of 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS

Live

NACCME has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with the AAPA CME Criteria. This internet live activity is designated for 5.25 AAPA Category 1 credits.

On Demand

NACCME has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with the AAPA CME Criteria. This internet enduring activity is designated for 5.25 AAPA Category 1 credits.

PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

 

NURSING

This continuing nursing education activity awards a maximum of 5.25 contact hours for this internet live activity. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 13255 for 5.25 contact hours.

On Demand

This continuing nursing education activity awards a maximum of 5.25 contact hours for this internet enduring activity. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 13255 for 5.25 contact hours.

 

NURSE PRACTITIONER

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners National Certification Program accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

 

PODIATRISTS

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards and requirements for approval of providers of continuing education in podiatric medicine by North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC (NACCME). NACCME is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine.

Live

NACCME has approved this internet live activity for a maximum of 5.25 continuing education contact hours.

On Demand

NACCME has approved this internet enduring activity for a maximum of 5.25 continuing education contact hours.

 

DIETITIANS

North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC (NACCME), is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).

Live

CDR Credentialed Practitioners will receive 5.25 continuing professional education units for completion of this internet live activity/material.

On Demand

CDR Credentialed Practitioners will receive 5.25 continuing professional education units for completion of this internet enduring activity/material.

Provider #HM001. Level 3 Synthesis.

 

International

The following countries and regions have reciprocity with the ACCME for the award of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™:

  • Bulgarian Union of Scientific Medical Societies (Bulgaria)
  • Federation of Royal Colleges of Physicians (UK)
  • French National Medical Council (France)
  • Italian Federation of Scientific Medical Societies (Italy)
  • National CME Commission of the Italian Ministry of Health (Italy)
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (Canada)
  • Spanish Accreditation Council for CME (Spain)
  • Bavarian Chamber of Physicians (Germany)

 

USE OF PROPRIETARY NAMES

This continuing medical education activity may include device or medicine brand names for participant clarity purposes only, due to the presence of different branded versions of the same product. No product promotion or recommendation should be inferred.

 

UNAPPROVED AND/OR INVESTIGATIONAL USES OF DRUGS AND DEVICES

This activity may contain information about experimental and other uses of drugs or devices that are not currently approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) of the European Union or the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the United States. Participants are strongly encouraged to consult approved product labeling for any drug or device mentioned in this activity before use. The opinions expressed during this activity are the opinions of the respective authors, presenters or moderators and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of NACCME.

 

DISCLAIMERS

The material presented and related discussions are not intended to be medical advice, and the presentation or discussion of such material is not intended to create and does not establish a physician-patient relationship. Medical advice of any nature should be sought from an individual’s own physician.

Neither NACCME nor any of its subsidiaries or affiliates is affiliated with, or formally endorsed by a medical society.

The opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty and are not attributable to NACCME or HMP. Clinical judgment must guide each professional in weighing the benefits of treatment against the risk of toxicity. Dosages, indications, and methods of use for products referred to in this activity are not necessarily the same as indicated in the package insert for each product, may reflect the clinical experience of the presenters, and may be derived from the professional literature or other clinical sources. Consult complete prescribing information before administering.

 

DISCLOSURE OF RELEVANT FINANCIAL RELATIONSHIPS

NACCME, LLC is an independent provider of continuing medical education. NACCME, LLC has no proprietary or financial interest in medical or healthcare products over which the FDA (USA) or EMA (EU) has regulatory authority.

In accordance with our disclosure policies, NACCME is committed to ensuring balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor for all accredited continuing education. These policies include assigning relevance to, and mitigating, all perceived or real conflicts of interest between any individual with control over the content and any ineligible company (commercial interest) as defined by the ACCME.

Any individual with control over accredited content, including planner, faculty, and reviewer, is required to globally disclose:

Individual relationship(s) or lack thereof, and its nature, with any/all ineligible company, and;

Any investigational, off-label, or non-FDA approved content or discussion

NACCME has reviewed these disclosures, assigned relevance based on the relationship and scope of content, and identified those with the potential to compromise the goals and educational integrity of the education. Relevant relationships, or lack thereof, are shared with the learner.

Education has been independently peer-reviewed to validate content, mitigate identified conflicts of interest, and ensure:

  1. All recommendations involving clinical medicine is based on evidence that is accepted within the medical profession as adequate justification for their indications and contraindications in the care of patients.
  2. All scientific research referred to, reported, or used in accredited continuing education in support or justification of a patient care recommendation conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis.
  3. Content is appropriate, fair and balanced, unbiased, referenced, and non-promotional.

 

Faculty:

Cathy Milne, APRN, MSN, ANP/ACNS-BC, CWOCN-AP

Connecticut Clinical Nursing Associates

Bristol, Connecticut

 

Jayesh Shah, MD, MHA

President, South Texas Wound Associates, PA

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Family Medicine, UT Health

Associate Professor, University of the Incarnate Word Osteopathic School

San Antonio, Texas

 

Independent Clinical Reviewer

Daniel Federman, MD, FACP

Professor of Medicine

Yale University School of Medicine

Associate Chief of Medicine

VA Connecticut Healthcare System

West Haven, Connecticut

 

Nurse Planner:

Susie Seaman, NP, MSN, CWOCN

Susie Seaman Wound Care Consulting

San Diego, California

The planning committee comprises: Cathy Milne, APRN, MSN, ANP/ACNS-BC, CWOCN-AP; Jayesh Shah, MD, MHA and Miranda Henry from HMP Communications and Samantha Conforti, Emmie McCalley, and Greaton Sellers from NACCME.

 

The faculty has reported the following:

Catherine Milne, APRN, MSN, ANP/ACNS-BC, CWOCN-AP: Speakers Bureau – Sanara MedTech, Smith & Nephew, 3M Healthcare, Medical Solutions Division, ConvaTec, Medline

Dr. Federman and Ms. Seaman have disclosed no relevant financial relationship with any ineligible company (commercial interest).

NACCME planners and staff include Sam Conforti, Tiffney Oliver, Randy Robbin, and Greaton Sellers.

Miranda Henry has disclosed she is an employee of HMP Communications.

No other faculty, planner, or staff has disclosed a relevant financial relationship with an ineligible company (commercial interest).

 In-kind support provided by ConvaTec, L&R USA and Moleculight

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NACCME protects the privacy of personal and other information regarding participants, educational partners, and joint sponsors. NACCME and our joint sponsors will not release personally identifiable information to a third party without the individual’s consent, except such information as is required for reporting purposes to the appropriate accrediting agency.

NACCME maintains physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to guard your nonpublic personal information.

Copyright © 2021 by North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC. All rights reserved. No part of this accredited continuing education activity may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, without first obtaining permission from North American Center for Continuing Medical Education. The opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty and are not attributable to NACCME. Clinical judgment must guide each professional in weighing the benefits of treatment against the risk of toxicity. Dosages, indications, and methods of use for products referred to in this activity are not necessarily the same as indicated in the package insert for each product, may reflect the clinical experience of the presenters, and may be derived from the professional literature or other clinical sources. Consult complete prescribing information before administering.

 

GRIEVANCE POLICY

Any participant wanting to file a grievance with respect to any aspect of a continuing education activity accredited by NACCME, LLC may contact Samantha Conforti, Manager, Accreditation and Compliance, by phone at 609-371-1137, by email at sconforti@naccme.com or in writing at 104 Windsor Center Drive, East Windsor, NJ 08520. The Manager, Accreditation and Compliance will review the grievance and respond within 30 days of receiving the complaint. If the participant is unsatisfied with the response, an appeal to the Associate Director, Greaton Sellers,  Accreditation and Compliance, can be requested for a second level of review. Mr. Sellers can be contacted via phone at 609-371-1137, by email at gsellers@naccme.com or in writing at 104 Windsor Center Drive, East Windsor, NJ 08520.

 

ADA Statement

North American Center for Continuing Medical Education complies with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the rules and regulations thereof. If any participant in this educational activity is in need of accommodations, please call (609) 371-1137.

 

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