New Educational Courses From VGM Wound Care

Published in Wound Care on Monday, January 20, 2020

Skin health affects every single customer of an HME provider. VGM Wound Care has the tools and solutions for the HME industry to thrive in the wound care market, including three new educational resources that have just been released. These “Wound Care 101” courses cover the basics of wound care pertaining to skin and the healing process, surgical dressings and debridement, and therapeutic support surfaces. 

Consisting of the audio and visual slides from 2019 Heartland Conference presentations given by VGM’s Heather Trumm and Ronda Buhrmester, members can purchase all three courses as a bundle for $100 or purchase the individual courses for $49.99 each.  

More information about these courses are provided below:

HL19_01 - Wound Care 101: It’s More Than Skin Deep  

Topics that are covered include the skin, review of the healing process, review the factors that affect the healing process, and discuss the types of wounds and treatment.  

HL19_02 - Wound Care 101: Surgical Dressings and Debridement  

Topics that are covered include cleaning and debriding wounds, dressing categories, and Medicare requirements.  

HL19_03 - Wound Care 101: Therapeutic Support Surfaces  

Topics that are covered include definitions, reasons why therapeutic support is important, product explanations, and Medicare requirements. 

While these courses do not offer CEUs, they are still excellent resources for providers looking to learn more about the wound care market and how it applies to patient-focused care.

"These courses are so important to the industry because the DME/HME industries have a huge impact on wound care and skin health, and the more they know about it, the more they can help their patients," said director of VGM Wound Care, Heather Trumm, BSN, RN, CWON. “Patient-focused care is a major theme among the DME/HME community, and it is what our VGM Members do every day.

Click here to purchase these courses today. For any questions, please contact Heather Trumm at [email protected]


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