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Activity Steps


Method of Participation in the Learning Process/Evaluation Method

Successful completion of this activity includes reading the entire article and successfully completing the post-quiz and an evaluation form.

Getting the Most out of the Activity

As you prepare to participate in this activity, please reflect on your practice and your patients and identify clinical challenges you hope to have addressed.

While participating in the training, identify ways you can use newly acquired knowledge, strategies, and skills to enhance patient outcomes and your own professional development.

Purpose of Activity

To provide information about arginine, its metabolism, and its role in acute and chronic wound healing, to assist providers in understanding the recommendations for arginine supplementation.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Describe the characteristics of arginine.
  2. Choose the metabolic processes that define arginine's role in wound healing.
  3. Identify the average daily intake of arginine in an American diet.
  4. Select the evidence that demonstrates the effectiveness of arginine supplementation for wound healing.
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  • ACCME 1.0 CME

Lippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Lippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Professions: Physician
Test Code: ASWC1221
Published: December 2021
Expires: 11/30/2024
Required Passing Score: 7/10 (70%)
Authors: Andy S. Chu, MS, RD, CDN, CNSC, FAND; Barbara Delmore, PhD, RN, CWCN, MAPWCA, IIWCC-NYU, FAAN
Categories: Dermatology , Wound Care
Specialties: Burn Care, Dermatology, Wound
Topics: Arginine