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  • 07/27/2021 11:15 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Submitted by Jeffrey A. Niezgoda, MD, FACHM, MAPWCA, CHWS.

    The most likely etiology of this presentation is?

    A. Acute Venous Congestion

    B. Infected Diabetic Foot Ulcer

    C. Acute Traumatic Hemorrhage

    D. Acute Arterial Ischemia

    E. COVID Complications


    Check your answer at apwca.org/trivia-tuesdays.

  • 07/21/2021 2:11 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Submitted by Cheryl Carver, LPN, WCC, CWCA, FACCWS, DAPWCA.

    What type of factors determine what method of debridement is most effective?

    A. Wound presentation and evaluation
    B. Economic factors
    C. Patient history and examination
    D. Previous wound history
    E. A, B, D
    F. All the above


    Check your answer at apwca.org/trivia-tuesdays.


  • 07/13/2021 9:54 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Submitted by Jeffrey D. Lehrman, DPM, FASPS, MAPWCA, CPC

    Is this an adequate ulcer debridement?

    A. Yes

    B. No, only periwound callus was removed and there is still non-viable tissue in the wound bed


    Check your answer at apwca.org/trivia-tuesdays.


  • 07/07/2021 10:30 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Submitted by Cheryl Carver, LPN, WCC, CWCA, FACCWS, DAPWCA.

    Which statement is true of substance abusers and injection-related abscess, sore or open wounds?

    A. Substance abusers will develop an injection-related wound within a one-year period.

    B. Education about substance abuse, skin issues, and wound care is vital in helping the user and healthcare staff.

    C. Compassion is lacking for this wound population.

    D. All the above.


  • 06/29/2021 1:50 PM | Anonymous

    Submitted by Jeffrey D. Lehrman, DPM, FASPS, MAPWCA, CPC

    When applying a total contact cast, which of the following is true:

    A. The foot should be perpendicular to the leg
    B. The foot should be plantarflexed on the leg
    C. The cast should come above the fibular head
    D. The cast should be as tight as possible

    Check your answer at apwca.org/trivia-tuesdays.

  • 06/24/2021 3:15 PM | Anonymous
    The American Professional Wound Care Association (APWCA) is proud to announce a NEW webcast series in partnership with Advances in Skin & Wound Care (ASWC).

    In the first webcast, Elizabeth Faust, MSN, CRNP, CSWS, CWOCN-AP, DAPWCA, of the American Professional Wound Care Association interviews three leaders of the World Council of Enterostomal Therapists (WCET) on their recent article about the International Ostomy Guideline 2020. The discussion includes the inception of the guideline, the extensive work that went into creating a guideline suitable for resource-limited and resource-abundant countries, key takeaways for various members of the healthcare team, and the importance of preoperative education and stoma site marking. Be sure to watch all the way to the end for a big announcement from the WCET.


  • 06/23/2021 9:45 AM | Anonymous

    The APWCA is Celebrating 20 Years of Advancing Wound Care - TONIGHT!

    You are invited to help us celebrate the 20th anniversary of the American Professional Wound Care Association at a virtual party!

    When? TONIGHT! Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at 7:00 PM ET

    Where? Zoom Meetings – Please register below to receive the link to join.

    Members and non-members alike are invited to join us. You can:

    • Meet the current APWCA leaders and management team
    • Learn how the APWCA advocates for wound care practitioners
    • Hear about member benefits
    • Find out more about the APWCA 2022 Annual Meeting
    • Discover opportunities to get involved
    • Win prizes – including free registration to the APWCA 2022 Annual Meeting!

    Register at no cost using the link below. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the event.

    Register here: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMsdeirrT8oHNNCSaIIJjKulVv59CjMiltz


  • 06/23/2021 9:45 AM | Anonymous

    The APWCA collaborated with the Alliance of Wound Care Stakeholders to submit comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services regarding Medicare Coverage of Innovative Technology and the Definition of “Reasonable and Necessary”. In this meeting we recommended that the Medicare Coverage of Innovative Technology rule be implemented immediately.

  • 06/22/2021 11:23 AM | Anonymous

    Submitted by Jeffrey D. Lehrman, DPM, FASPS, MAPWCA, CPC

    This patient already has an amputation of their hallux Which of the following is the most important for this patient right now?

    A. Perform debridement
    B. Perform non-invasive vascular studies
    C. X-ray
    D. Test for COVID-19


    Check your answer at apwca.org/trivia-tuesdays.

  • 06/17/2021 3:21 PM | Anonymous


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