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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 the management of infected wounds in wound care settings.

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Identify a host factor that may predispose a patient to a wound infection as well as characteristics of each stage of wound infection.
  2. Distinguish a common organism that causes early, acute wound infections and explain the preferred method for obtaining a wound specimen for culture.
  3. Apply knowledge of commonly prescribed antibiotics in wound care settings.
Price: $22.00


  • 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: ASWC1022
Published: Oct 2022
Expires: 9/30/2024
Required Passing Score: 7/10 (70%)
Authors: Yuriko Fukuta, MD, PhD, CWSP; Kady Phe, PharmD; E. Lee Poythress, MD; Cameron August Brown, PhD, D (ABMM)
Categories: Dermatology , Wound Care
Specialties: Burn Care, Dermatology, Wound