Point-of-Care (POC) learning is an approved CME activity in which the clinician engages in self-directed, online learning on topics relevant to their clinical practice. The desired outcome of this activity is that in asking clinical questions at the point of care that can be answered using electronic resources, clinicians will see a change in their knowledge, competence, or performance that can be applied to their practice. This activity is designed to facilitate quality improvement through self-directed learning.

Target Audience

This Point of Care activity is designed for practitioners who care for a significant percentage of their patients with wounds and conditions amenable to hyperbaric oxygen therapy. Level: suitable for advanced, intermediate and novice learners.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, learners should be able to:
  • Integrate the most current information on wound care and hyperbaric oxygen therapy into practice
  • Recognize the clinical manifestations of wounds and conditions amenable to hyperbaric oxygen therapy; describe current options for diagnosis, management, and therapy
  • Educate patients regarding self-care, treatment and prevention

Activity Goal

This activity is designed to address the following core and team competencies: Practice-based learning, Patient-centered care, Medical knowledge, System-based practice, Evidence-based practice, Utilize informatics, Roles and responsibilities, Work in interdisciplinary teams, and Interprofessional communication.

Disclosure

Cine-Med adheres to accreditation requirements regarding industry support of continuing medical education. Disclosure of the planning committee and faculty's commercial relationships will be made known at the activity. Speakers are required to openly disclose any limitations of data and/or any discussion of any off-label, experimental, or investigational uses of drugs or devices in their presentations. - All Cine-Med employees have indicated that they have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Activity Planners Disclosures

Tiffany Hamm, RN, BSN – No relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Catherine Milne, MSN, APRN, ANP/ACNS-BC, CWOCN-AP – Speaker’s Bureau: Sanara MedTech, KCI-Acelity, Convatec, Inc., Smith and Nephew; Advisory Board: Sanara MedTech.
Jeff Mize, RRT, CHT, CWCA – No relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Elaine Song, MD, PhD, MBA – No relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Eugene Worth, MD – No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

All author disclosures are listed at the beginning of each article.

Non-Endorsement Statement

Cine-Med verifies that sound education principles have been demonstrated in the development of this educational offering as evidenced by the review of its objectives, teaching plan, faculty, and activity evaluation process. Cine-Med does not endorse or support the actual opinions or material content as presented by the speaker(s) and/or sponsoring organization.

Accreditation Jointly Accredited Provider

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Cine-Med and Wound Reference. Cine-Med is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Ciné-Med designates this enduring POC activity for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity provides 20 contact hours for nurses.

Physicians and nurses may claim up to twenty (20) credits per year through Internet POC Learning activities. Each form submitted is accredited for .5 contact hours / credits.

All other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for activities designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, consult your professional licensing board.

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Commercial Support

This activity is being offered independent of industry supporter.

Steps of the Point-of-Care Process:
1. Identify a question for research related to your clinical practice.
2. Research your question on WoundReference.
3. Identify the relevant sources among those consulted
4. Complete the POC credit and evaluation form.
5. Submit the form, earning 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 credit for each query.