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  • 06/17/2021 3:21 PM | Anonymous


  • 06/15/2021 3:49 PM | Anonymous

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

    This patient already has an amputation of their hallux and 1st metatarsal head. Which surgical procedure is now most appropriate?

    A. Removal of 2nd metatarsal head
    B. Removal of 3rd metatarsal head
    C. Removal of 4th metatarsal head
    D. Removal of all remaining metatarsal heads

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

  • 06/10/2021 12:15 PM | Anonymous

    The APWCA collaborated with the Alliance of Wound Care Stakeholders to meet with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on April 9, 2021 regarding the methodology for CTP reimbursement in the hospital outpatient department and to advocate for the interests of APWCA members and our patients.

  • 06/08/2021 11:33 AM | Anonymous

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

    What type of wound presents with characteristics of a scale-like skin that resembles a crocodile hide, and can often result in amputation and death?

    A. Russian Magic NF
    B. Krokodil Skin Induced Necrosis
    C. Desomorphine Fasciitis
    D. Croc-NSFI

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

  • 06/01/2021 1:45 PM | Anonymous

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

    What factors should be considered when selecting a wound dressing?

    A. Dressing technology
    B. Size
    C. Absorbency
    D. Bacteriostatic properties
    E. Multifunctionality
    F. Anti-biofilm properties
    G. A, B, D
    H. B, D
    I. All the above

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

  • 05/27/2021 12:25 PM | Anonymous

    The APWCA is Celebrating 20 Years of Advancing Wound Care

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

    When? 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


  • 05/25/2021 12:42 PM | Anonymous

    Submitted by Elizabeth Faust, MSN, CRNP, CSWS, CWOCN-AP, DAPWCA

    A skilled provider should always debride necrotic tissue.

    A. True
    B. False

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

  • 05/19/2021 2:09 PM | Anonymous

    Submitted by Charles A. Andersen, MD, FACS, MAPWCA

    A 62 year old diabetic male presents to the hospital wound care clinic with pain in his right foot and wounds on his toes. The patient states that he has been having pain in his calf with ambulation for the past 2 years. His pain initially occurred after ambulating two blocks and was relieved by rest. Over the past 6 months his walking distance has gradually decreased, now the patient states he can only walk a few feet and has pain at night relieved by hanging his foot over the side of the bed. He now has wounds involving his toes.

    Part 5: The patient should have an arteriogram performed with the goal to attempt revascularization.

    A. True
    B. False

    Part 6: Revascularization is indicated to facilitate a TMA vs. a BKA amputation.

    A. True
    B. False


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

  • 05/11/2021 1:39 PM | Anonymous

    Submitted by Charles A. Andersen, MD, FACS, MAPWCA

    A 62 year old diabetic male presents to the hospital wound care clinic with pain in his right foot and wounds on his toes. The patient states that he has been having pain in his calf with ambulation for the past 2 years. His pain initially occurred after ambulating two blocks and was relieved by rest. Over the past 6 months his walking distance has gradually decreased, now the patient states he can only walk a few feet and has pain at night relieved by hanging his foot over the side of the bed. He now has wounds involving his toes.

    Part 3: The pain he is experiencing at night is neuropathy.

    A. True
    B. False

    Part 4: The gangrenous toes are a result of “Diabetic Small Vessel Disease”.

    A. True
    B. False


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

  • 05/11/2021 10:00 AM | Anonymous


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