Welcome to the WoundSource Practice Accelerator Series
The WoundSource Practice Accelerator Series is an immersive program designed to provide educational resources on a key clinical topic throughout the entire month. Each monthly program will feature a specific topic concerning wound care with thematically curated content, including: featured blog articles, white paper and ebooks, A Fact-A-Day handouts, and a free webinar event. Expanded awareness leads to better prevention and care!
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Pressure Injury Prevention Month
Pressure injuries (ulcers), unfortunately, are all too common in the health care industry. In the Pressure Injury Prevention installment of the Practice Accelerator, experts provide tips for how to avoid pressure injuries in your practice.
Biofilms and Wound Care
What is biofilm, how do you know if the wound you are treating has it, and how does it affect wound healing? The Biofilms and Wound Care installment of the Practice Accelerator tackles wound biofilm formation and management strategies.
Skin Care Month
Skin is the first defense against infection and requires proper assessment and care. The Practice Accelerator Skin Care Month looks at preventative skin care and management strategies, with a focus on moisture-associated skin damage.
Wound Infection Management Month
With multidrug-resistant organisms on the rise, it is critical that wound care professionals be able to prevent, identify, and manage infections. Wound Infection Management Month offers insight on recognizing and managing wound infections.
Chronic Wound Care Month
Chronic wounds affect 6.5 million people each year in the United States alone. The Practice Accelerator Chronic Wound Care installment provides an overview on how to recognize chronic wounds and the possible complications that may impede wound healing.
Debridement & Chronic Wounds Month
How do you know if a patient’s wound needs to be debrided, and which method of debridement to choose? Debridement and Chronic Wounds Month offers tips for assessing chronic wounds and the wound bed environment for debridement procedures, with an overview of the five main types of debridement.
Wound Dressings 101 Month
It is vital that health care professionals be able to differentiate between the various wound dressing categories and understand how each dressing can help or hinder wound healing. Wound Dressings 101 Month provides an overview on the available wound dressing categories to help health care professionals understand which dressings may be best suited for the patient they are treating.
Wound Bed Preparation Month
Wound bed preparation is the foundation upon which wound healing begins. Wound Bed Preparation Month reviews the TIME model of wound healing to help health care providers facilitate efficient wound healing and to help identify problems as they arise.
Diabetic Foot Ulcers Month
Diabetic foot ulcers affect millions of people in the United States each year and are the leading cause of non-traumatic lower extremity amputation. Diabetic Foot Ulcer Month provides health care providers with vital strategies for the prevention and management of DFUs, as well as ways to prevent recurrence.
Surgical Wound Management Month
Surgical wound complications can be one of the costliest types of wounds—both for health care providers and for patients. Surgical Wound Management month provides health care providers with vital information to help manage surgical wounds and prevent surgical site infections.
Pressure Injury/Ulcer Prevention Month
95% of pressure injuries/ulcers are preventable. Pressure Injury/Ulcer Prevention Month reviews common causes of pressure injuries/ulcers and how to implement policies in your practice to prevent them from occurring.