Educational Objectives: By the end of the activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Prescribe the most appropriate wound care regimen taking into account both wound type and patient's ability (i.e. ability to care for themselves, help at home) to allow for fastest, safest wound healing.
  2. Identify at-risk wounds that require either wound biopsy or more dedicated/aggressive wound care follow up.
  3. Improve communication between providers and nurses for coordinating care for wound care.

Target Audience: Physician Focus: Physicians specialist in surgery

Other non-physicians: Physician assistants

Planners (varies):  Victoria Sanchez, PA and Lynn Chang, MD

CME Staff:  Julia Carranza, CME Coordinator; Alvin Ting, MD, COE, KP RWC

Speakers (Varies): 

1. Lynn Chang, MD, Surgery, KP RWC
2. Grace Tay, MD, Surgery, KP RWC 
3. Craig Nimick, MD, Podiatry, KP RWC
4. Lina Wong, RN, KP RWC
5. Victoria Sanchez, PA, KP RWC
6. Yonghong Ke, RN, KP RWC

Resources: Several articles examining negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT), hydrocolloid dressings, etc. with faster healing wounds, ease of patient care, improved wound/scar appearance following treatment. For example: Sood A, et al. Wound dressings and comparative effectiveness data. Adv Wound Care. August 1, 2014. 3 (8): 511-529.

Disclosure Statement: 

None of the planners, faculty, committee members or reviewers for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patient.

Kaiser Permanente Medical Center - Redwood City takes responsibility for the content , quality and scientific integrity of this CME Activity.
Kaiser Permanente does not endorse any brand -name products.

Accreditation Statement:
The Kaiser Permanente Medical Center - Redwood City is accredited by the California Medical Association (CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Statement:
The Kaiser Permanente Medical Center - Redwood City designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Session date: 
05/16/2023 - 9:30am to 10:30am PDT
Kaiser Permanente
Via Microsoft Teams
Redwood City, CA 94063
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Geriatrics

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