Article- Chronic wound healing

Course Overview

3 CEUs.

Purchase access to the questionnaire on this open access journal article. You will be required to read the article and answer multiple choice questions related to the article (you must get 70% and above to qualify for the 3 CEUs).

Objectives of this course:

On completion of this CPD activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Describe the wound healing process
  2. Discuss factors that may affect wound healing
  3. Discuss different wound dressings, including their uses and disadvantages
  4. Describe other wound management techniques




Han G, Ceilley R. Chronic Wound Healing: A Review of Current Management and Treatments. Adv Ther. 2017 Mar;34(3):599-610. doi: 10.1007/s12325-017-0478-y. Epub 2017 Jan 21. PMID: 28108895; PMCID: PMC5350204.

Summary of the article:

Wound healing is a complex process and with numerous disease processes healing can be affected with resultant chronic non- healing wounds. This article examines wound healing physiology and current approaches for wound healing. In addition the article discusses the benefits and advantages of different wound healing techniques.