Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery University of South Carolina School of Medicine - Greenville USC School of Medicine - Greenville Greenville, SC
Join Dr. Klein as he shares his experience transitioning NPWT patients to the post-acute care setting. Dr. Klein will explore challenges with discharging patients, steps he uses to develop a discharge plan, provide tips he uses with his patients to engage them in their treatment, and share case studies.
-Examine the prevalence of hospital readmissions, the economic impact, and the importance of preventing readmissions to improve wound healing. -Discuss common challenges associated with discharging a NPWT patient to the post-acute care setting and the steps to develop a comprehensive discharge plan. -Review strategies for educating patients and empowering them to be an active participant in their treatment plan as they transition from the acute to post-acute care setting. -View case studies utilizing negative pressure wound therapy to optimize wound healing.
This Innovation Theater is sponsored by 3M
Innovation Theaters are non-accredited and no CME/CE credits are offered at these programs.