Building A Successful and Innovative Wound Care Niche - Sponsored by PCCA

Saturday, October 18, 2014, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Austin Convention Center
Location: 17A, Level 4
Continuing Education Credits: 0.35 (3.5 Contact Hours)
ACPE #: 207-000-14-201-L04-P and ACPE #: 207-000-14-201-L04-T

In an age of growing uniformity Wound Care provides a niche that can differentiate your practice. Every day patients with recent procedures face the challenge of finding solutions to scarring. Throughout the community there are patients disabled by painful wounds from diabetic ulcers, injuries or burns. These are challenges that can't be handled by just any pharmacy. This educational session will share not only the latest clinical information on the safe management of these patients, but also how you can implement this niche in your practice, how to conduct hands on training, workflow, and quality assurance and have better options for treating your patients.

Pharmacist and Technician Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the current treatment strategy in managing wounds and scars discussing both traditional and innovative, new options.

  2. Discuss the healing process and explain the use and mechanism of action of various pharmacological agents used in wound care and scar therapy.

  3. Evaluate patient case studies regarding difficult to treat wounds and review treatment options and beneficial nutritional supplements.

Speakers: Leigh Ann Grasso, PharmD, Compounding Pharmaicst/Owner, Annie's Apothecary, Boerne, Texas; John Preckshot, RPh, CCN, FIACP, Director of Wellness Works Nutrition, PCCA, Houston, Texas; A.J. Day, PharmD, Director of Pharmacy Consulting, PCCA, Houston, Texas; Chris Simmons, RPh, Vice President of Creative Development, PCCA, Houston, Texas

Activity Type: Application-based
Audience: Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians