Wound Academy Course 4: The Role of Collagen in Wound Healing

Course description

This course explores the following areas:

  • Collagen, matrix metalloproteinases and normal wound healing
  • When is a wound chronic?
  • Acute wound healing versus chronic wound healing
  • T.I.M.E. and wound bed preparation
  • Functions of collagen dressings in wound healing

Learning objectives

Discuss the role of collagen and matrix metalloproteinases in chronic wounds.
Describe the differences between acute and chronic wounds.
Discuss the T.I.M.E. principles of wound management.

Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 2.50 Contact hours
Available: 
01/01/2000
Expires: 
07/01/2014

Available Credit

  • 2.50 Contact hours

Activity Availability

Available: 
01/01/2000
Expires: 
07/01/2014
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