Optimizing the Success of Wound Healing and Scar Reduction

The wound healing process involves a series of intricate and programmed phases that result in the formation of a scar. Many factors can disrupt one or more phases of this process, resulting in impaired wound healing and excessive scarring. One of the biggest challenges in pharmaceutical therapy for wounds and scars is that they are each characterized by a unique and complex set of conditions. Compounding pharmacists play a vital role in developing formulations that optimize wound healing success and scar reduction by combining carefully chosen ingredients in the required strength and dosage form in order to deliver customized therapies suited to individual needs.

In this webinar, participants will review the different types of wounds and scars, the stages of wound healing, and the various disruptive factors that impede proper healing. Participants will also explore current compounding opportunities and commonly used active pharmaceutical ingredients, in addition to discussing the role of natural ingredients in wound and scar care.   

Intended audience


  • ​Pharmacists
  • Technicians
  • Physicians
  • Naturopathic Doctors

Learning Objectives


  1. Identify the different types of wounds and scars.
  2. Understand the physiology of wound healing.
  3. Understand the factors that affect the wound healing process.  
  4. Recognize the need for customized solutions.
  5. Describe common active pharmaceutical ingredients used in wound and scar care.
  6. Learn how to optimize the use of natural ingredients.

Hardware/software requirements


High speed internet connectivity and an updated internet browser is required to attend the webinar. The broadband recommended is 1 Mbps or better. The minimum browser requirements to attend the webinar are:

  • Google Chrome v39 or later
  • Mozilla Firefox v34 or later
  • Internet Explorer v8 or later
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Apple Safari v6 or later
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Contact Hours
Cost:
$0.00

MINDY CORMIER, PharmD, RPh
Pharmacist Consultant, MEDISCA Network
Disclosure: Consultant, MEDISCA

Dr. Cormier is a pharmacist with over 12 years of experience in retail management, as well as compounding of both non-sterile and sterile preparations. Her areas of expertise include hormone replacement therapy, pain management, anti-aging, weight management and nutrition, adrenal fatigue, and consultation services. Currently, Dr. Cormier is a compounding pharmacist and consultant for Medisca Network’s Technical Support Services Department. Additionally, she manages operations of LP3 Network’s Non-Sterile and Sterile Compounding courses, held at the University of Southern California.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
12/05/2016
Course expires: 
12/31/2020

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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