13 August, 2014
ARANZ Medical’s Mark Nixon M.D. is one of several specialists in wound assessment contributing to Introduction to Clinical Research and Compliance, a WebCME online medical training program.
Dr Nixon’s presentation, Wound Imaging and Measurement for Clinical Research and Clinical Practice, covers:
- Why wound measurement is important
- Traditional wound measurement methods – the advantages and the disadvantages
- 3D wound imaging systems
- An example of 3D electronic wound measurement
The faculty for Introduction to Clinical Research and Compliance includes course director Jeffrey A. Niezgoda, MD, FACHM, MAPWCA, CHWS, Thomas E. Serena, MD, FACS, FACHM, MAPWCA, and Caroline E. Fife, MD, FACHM, MAPWCA. The course offers an introduction to wound care research and overview of the principles of conducting and participating in research based activities. Lectures provide basic training in Good Clinical Practices (GCP) and research methods, basic statistics, trial design, guidelines, and compliance for conducting research in chronic wounds. The research related opportunities as well as the challenges in wound healing trials are presented by experts with extensive experience in the field.
The course is designed for physicians, podiatrists, mid-level practitioners, nurses, physical therapists, and other allied health professionals working with the field of wound care with an interest in active participation in research based activities.