This AWCC Adjunctive Therapies and Biophysical Agents module will cover a brief overview of wound healing, adjunctive therapies, wound assessment and measurement tools/aids, imaging and tissue assessment devices, edema control and bandaging systems, offloading, oxygen therapy, biophysical agents, nutrition, and support surfaces featuring Cindy Sylvia.
WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?
This course is recommended for all wound care specialists, sales and commercial executives.
Frank Aviles is a passionate wound care clinician with 30 years of experience. He serves as the Wound Care Service Line Director for Natchitoches Regional Medical Center promoting clinical outcomes throughout the continuum of care. He has been an American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) member since 1990, is the APTA practice chair for the Academy of Clinical Electrophysiology and Wound Management Special Interest Group, serves on the advisory board for the Why Wound Care Campaign, Editorial Board member and “Let’s Be Frank” columnist for Today’s Wound Clinic, is a faculty advisor and instructor for the Academy of Lymphatic Studies, is on the educational steering committee for the Association for the Advancement of Wound Care (AAWC), and is involved in a number of wound care organizations. Frank developed and continues to host the Wound Healing Roundtables and Virtual Wound Rounds (VWR) to promote education to healthcare providers. He has been published, recognized nationally for reducing facility pressure injuries, and lectures nationally and internationally.
Frank has also been nominated and accepted a Board position with the American Professional Wound Care Association (APWCA).