Annual Meeting of The American College of Wound Healing and Tissue Repair Taking Place in Chicago

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Medical professionals from around the globe are meeting in Chicago on October 5th and 6th to share the latest research and discuss the future of wound care.

CHICAGO, Oct. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The American College of Wound Healing and Tissue Repair (ACWHTR) a non-profit

organization committed to advancing the field of wound care through education, research, and advocacy, is holding their seventh meeting on October 5-6 at the Chicago Marriott Magnificent Mile.

The College is spearheading the future of wound healing by offering new educational options, promoting new technologies in wound care and tissue repair, and hosting one of the largest wound care conferences available. General Surgeons, Vascular Surgeons, Podiatrists, Nurses, Physical Therapists, Researchers, and Wound Care Specialists are encouraged to attend.

The mission of the College is to improve public health by leading the growth of a new integrated field of medicine and surgery dedicated to the practice of advanced wound healing and tissue repair with the goal of designating wound care as a board-certified medical specialty.

Accreditation for this event, in support of the improvement of patient care, has been planned and implemented by Ciné-Med and the American College of Wound Healing and Tissue Repair. Ciné-Med Inc., 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), is to provide continuing education for the healthcare.

"ACWHTR members have been at the forefront of wound care in the U.S. for over a decade," said Bill Ennis, Professor of Clinical Surgery at the University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System. "This year ACWHTR members look forward to welcoming hundreds of Healogics' physicians who will be attending the Conference for the first time this year. This Conference will be the most well attended in our history."

ACWHTR is proud to work with its many members across the globe to provide wound care medical technology, and value-added patient benefits. Anyone interested in the event is welcome to attend and learn more about the future of wound care technology, specialties, and research.

The American College of Wound Healing and Tissue Repair is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Chicago, Illinois committed to advancing the field of wound care through education, research, and advocacy. The College fosters the training of medical professionals through the sharing of a physician-based, clinical fellowship curriculum developed in conjunction with the University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System and allied healthcare colleges and programs. The ultimate goal of the organization is to designate wound care as a board-certified medical specialty. For more information on the meeting and to register, visit https://acwound.org.

 

SOURCE American College of Wound Healing and Tissue Repair



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