Mayo Clinic Wound Symposium: The Edges of Wound Care 2024 - Livestream (virtual)

February 28, 2024 to March 1, 2024

Course Directors:

Karen L. Andrews, M.D.Kelly M. Derby, APRN, CNSMatthew M. Melin, M.D. Brianna M. Skrukrud, APRN, C.N.P.Danielle T. Vlazny, P.A.-C., M.S.

February 28 - March 1, 2024 - Internet Live Activity - Central Time (CT)

This three-day course is designed to provide the latest diagnostic and treatment strategies for comprehensive wound management. The program is multidisciplinary with faculty representing various wound-related fields. Multiple educational formats are used, including didactic sessions, hands-on demonstrations, and case presentations that offer comprehensive wound-management strategies (from basics to high-level). The course meets the continuing education needs of a range of wound care providers, from novices to experts.

General Session (Live and Livestream)Cost
M.D., D.O., Ph.D.$650
Allied Health, NP, PA, Retiree, Student$550

Target Audience

This multidisciplinary course is intended for healthcare providers who care for patients with wounds. Disciplines include physicians, pedorthists, podiatrists, advanced practice providers (NP/PA), WOC, CNS, RN, LPN, physical therapists, dietitians, medical trainees (medical students, residents, fellows, etc.) and others who care for patients with wounds.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe systemic factors that may impair wound healing
  • Describe specific diagnostic tests related to wound assessment and diagnostics
  • Discuss advances in wound healing therapeutics as related to regenerative medicine
  • Identify the principles underlying the care of chronic wounds and implications of biofilm management
  • Discuss how to maximize dermal lymphatic therapeutics to improve wound care outcomes
  • Identify biofilm characteristics of chronic wounds and impact on wound healing
  • Describe management options of biofilm to enhance wound outcomes
  • Describe lymphatic anatomy
  • Describe testing options to assess lymphedema
  • Describe treatment options for lymphedema including compression options, certified lymphedema therapist (CLT) indication for lymphedema pumps
  • Discuss the role of macronutrients, micronutrients in wound care management

Attendance at any Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any care or procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 16.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 16.00 ANCC
  • 16.00 Attendance
  • 16.00 IPCE
  • 16.00 PT
Event starts: 
02/28/2024 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
03/01/2024 - 3:00pm

Please see the current program schedule at this link

Internet Live Activity
Rochester, MN 55904
United States




Broadcast in Central Time


Guest Faculty

Director of Lympthatic and Wound Healing Services, Hyperbaric Physicians of Georgia President, The Save a Leg Save a Life Foundation

Andrew Cameron, PhD, BEng (Hons)
FeelTect Limited 

Abigail Chaffin, MD, FACS, CWSP, MAPWCA
Professor of Surgery
Chief, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Program Director, Tulane University/Ochsner Clinic Plastic Surgery Residency Program
Department of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine 

Suzie Ehmann, PT DPT PhD(c) CWS CLT-LANA
Grand Strand Medical Center

Monika Lecomte Gloviczki, MD, PhD 
Research Fellow and Research Collaborator Emeritus, Department of Internal Medicine and Gonda Vascular Center, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Current affiliation at Vascular Science & Art (VASA), LLC, Scottsdale, AZ

Dennis J Janisse, C.Ped. (Certified Pedorthist)
Medical College of Wisconsin/National Pedorthic Services

Deepak V. Kilpadi, PhD, MBA
Manager- US and Canada Medical Liaisons
3M Health Care Business Group, Medical Solutions Division  

C. Phifer Nicholson, MD, FACS
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Minnesota
Medical Director, M Health Fairview Vein Clinics

Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science 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.

Credit Statement(s):

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this activity for a maximum of 16.00 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 16.00 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.



The Minnesota Board of Podiatric Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.00 CME. Minnesota DPM licensees should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity
*You will need to submit your Record of Attendance certificate to the Minnesota Board of Podiatric Medicine.

Physical Therapy
Co-sponsored by the Program in Physical Therapy, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science / Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences. This course meets the criteria for 16.00 hours of credit per Minnesota Physical Therapy Rules 5601.2400, 5601.2500.

Other Healthcare Professionals:
A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies or other professional associations.

General Session (Live and Livestream)Credits


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Available Credit

  • 16.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 16.00 ANCC
  • 16.00 Attendance
  • 16.00 IPCE
  • 16.00 PT

This course offers the unique opportunity for commercial companies to interact with healthcare providers and highlight their products and services. Please see the following information if you are interested in exhibiting at or sponsoring this course:
Sponsorship Prospectus (PDF) 

Submit information/requests to Jessica Sorensen


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