Single-use Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Systems– Summarize the evolution of negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT).
Explore the process of wound healing.
Explain the science of negative pressure wound therapy.
Review the incidence of SSIs and delayed wound healing in high risk patients and procedures.
Describe the indications and contraindications for single-use NPWT systems.
Identify the risk factors to consider before NPWT use.
Specify the guidelines for use use for single-use NPWT systems.
Discuss evidence-based research specific to patient outcomes.
Analyze the cost effectiveness of NPWT systems, including coding for reimbursement.
Evaluate physician considerations from wound assessment to discontinuation of NPWT.
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