April 15, 2020 Pandemic Model of Wound Care Slide Deck

Wound patients are among the most fragile of those who are at high-risk for COVID-19. It is not an option to suspend care for an extended and unknown amount of time. The wound care clinician must adapt by learning new methods to triage, evaluate and provide treatment.

Topics during this discussion include...

  • Understand the disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic on the existing model of wound care

  • Know the changes to the goals of the wound care patient during a pandemic

  • Know how to implement wound care practices in a lower risk setting

Resources mentioned in the webinar:

CMS Additional Background: Sweeping Regulatory Changes to Help U.S. Healthcare System Address COVID-19 Patient Surge March 30, 2020

CMS Medicare Telemedicine Health Care Provider Fact Sheet March 17, 2020

CMS Home Health Agencies: CMS Flexibilities to Fight COVID-19 April 14, 2020

CMS Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies: CMS Flexibilities to Fight COVID-19