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Understanding the Clinical Effectiveness and Compliance Considerations in the World of Skin Substitutes

Matthew Garoufalis, DPM, FASPS, FACPM, CWS Jeffrey Lehrman, DPM, FASPS, MAPWCA, CPC, CPMA

This lecture will discuss the most important biological aspects of successful wound care outcomes including debridement, statistical analysis of wound care treatments, use of skin substitute products, indications, and contraindications. The lecture will also review the rules and regulations of billing to optimize use of skin substitutes and appropriate documentation to maximize practice and patient outcomes.

Completion (Credits: 1.25) CME (Credits: 1) CEU (Credits: 1.25)

  • CME Progress
  • Pre-Test

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  • Post-Test

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  • Survey

    Requires: Pre-Test, View Lecture, PostTest
  • Certificate

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Method of Participation

Complete the 4 steps to earn your CE/CME credit:

  1. Complete the Pre-Test
  2. View the Lecture
  3. Complete the Quiz (Min. 70% Passing Score)
  4. Complete the program Survey
Goals and Objectives
  1. Review good medical documentation practices associated with the application of skin substitutes.
  2. Discuss coding for skin substitutes in both the private office and hospital outpatient setting.
  3. Understand how compliance considerations may impact product selection.
  4. Evaluate and demonstrate evidence-based skin substitutes application for the treatment and management of patients with high-risk conditions of the lower extremities.
  5. Demonstrate knowledge of advanced wound care technologies and limb salvage techniques that can be used to expedite wound healing to improve clinical outcomes.
  • Accreditation and Designation of Credits
  • Completion (Credits: 1.25)

    This lecture has been approved for the PRESENT Residency Education Online Curriculum by the PRESENT Curriculum Committee.

    Release Date: 10/28/2022 Expiration Date: 10/28/2023

  • CME (Credits: 1)

    PRESENT e-Learning Systems is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. PRESENT e-Learning Systems has approved this activity for a maximum of 1 continuing education contact hours

    Release Date: 10/28/2022 Expiration Date: 10/28/2023

  • CEU (Credits: 1.25)

    NURSING: Nurse CE is provided for this program through collaboration between Present e-Learning Systems and AffinityCE. AffinityCE is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC). This activity provides 1.25 contact hours of nurse CE credit.

    Release Date: 10/28/2022 Expiration Date: 10/28/2023

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  • It is the policy of PRESENT e-Learning Systems and it's accreditors to insure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all its individually sponsored or jointly sponsored educational programs. All faculty participating in any PRESENT e-Learning Systems sponsored programs are expected to disclose to the program audience any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest that may have a direct bearing on the subject matter of the continuing education program. This pertains to relationships with pharmaceutical companies, biomedical device manufacturers, or other corporations whose products or services are related to the subject matter of the presentation topic. The intent of this policy is not to prevent a speaker with a potential conflict of interest from making a presentation. It is merely intended that any potential conflict should be identified openly so that the listeners may form their own judgments about the presentation with the full disclosure of the facts.

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    Matthew Garoufalis has disclosed that he is a consultant for Modulim, Olaregan, Orpyx, RenovoDerm, Stryker, and Uluru; a Speaker for 3M/KCI, Horizon, MiMedx, and Ortho Dermatoogics; and CMO for Advanced Oxygen Therapy, Inc.

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    Jeffrey Lehrman Principal, Lehrman Consulting, LLC Consultant, American Podiatric Medical Association Consultant, Modulim

    This continuing education activity is managed and accredited by AffinityCE in cooperation with Present e-Learning Systems. AffinityCE and Present e-Learning Systems Staff, as well as Planners and Reviewers, have no relevant financial interests to disclose. Conflict of Interest when present was resolved through peer review of content by a non-conflicting reviewer.

    Commercial support was not received for this activity.