<h4>General purpose</h4>To provide information about the management of infected wounds in wound care settings.<h4>Target audience</h4>This continuing education activity is intended for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and nurses with an interest in skin and wound care.<h4>Learning objectives/outcomes</h4>After participating in this educational activity, the participant will:1. Identify a host factor that may predispose a patient to a wound infection as well as characteristics of each stage of wound infection.2. Distinguish a common organism that causes early, acute wound infections and explain the preferred method for obtaining a wound specimen for culture.3. Apply knowledge of commonly prescribed antibiotics in wound care settings.
Adv Skin Wound Care (Advances in skin & wound care)
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