Credit Information: Nurses – ANCC and CBRN Accreditation Statements
The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15115.
DISCLAIMER: Accreditation refers to educational content only and does not imply ANCC, CBRN or WOCN Society endorsement of any commercial product or service.
Target Audience: RN, Nurse Practitioners, Health Care Professionals who work with WOC patients.
Program Overview: Calciphylaxis is a rare and poorly understood condition. This presents a challenge for clinicians both diagnostically and therapeutically. This session will review the identification of calciphylaxis, what is known about its pathophysiology, and current treatment options. Approaches to wound care and the existing evidence for each approach will be discussed.
Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this course, learners will be able to identify and understand the multimodal treatment of calciphylaxis.
The planners and faculty for this session reported no relevant relationships with commercial interest organizations. This presentation was reviewed to ensure no bias was present.
Commercial Support or Non-Commercial Sponsorship: There is no commercial support or non-commercial sponsorship for this activity.
MD, MPH, FACS,
Assistant Professor of Surgery,
Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington