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Activity Steps


The certificate for this activity is for NON-PHYSICIANS.

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 enhance the learner's chronic wound debridement competence as an interprofessional team member.

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Differentiate healable, maintenance, and nonhealable wounds to create a holistic debridement treatment plan using the Wound Bed Preparation paradigm.
  2. Evaluate active debridement options including the potential need for an interprofessional referral or specialized investigations.
  3. Assess chronic wound debridement options.
  4. Analyze case studies for appropriate clinical application of debridement modalities.
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.

Test Code: ASWCN0423
Published: April 2023
Expires: 3/31/2025
Required Passing Score: 7/10 (70%)
Authors: David L. Tran, MD; Ren-Weng Huang, MD, MBA; Ernest S. Chiu, MD, FACS; Erin M. Rajhathy, MClSc-WH, BScN, RN, NSWOC, WOCC(C); John H. Gregory, BEng, IIWCC, ISWA; Elizabeth A. Ayello, PhD, MS, RN, CWON, FAAN; R. Gary Sibbald, MD, MEd, FRCPC, FAAD
Categories: Dermatology , Wound Care
Specialties: Burn Care, Dermatology, Wound
Topics: Debridement