WoundCon Fall 2021 – An Online Virtual Wound Care Conference & Expo WoundCon Fall 2021 – An Online Virtual Wound Care Conference & Expo
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Antimicrobial Stewardship and Wound Care: What's the Connection?

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Jennifer Hurlow, GNP-BC, CWCN
Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurse

Jennifer Hurlow is an American Nurses Credentialing Center certified nurse practitioner with a specialty certification in wounds from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. She has dedicated the last 22 years to the management of acute and chronic wounds. Her experience includes all care venues, including nursing homes, home health, hospitals, and outpatient settings. Jennifer has spoken at wound conferences across the globe. She has written and co-written a number of papers on wound-, skin-, and continence-related issues and has a special interest in clinical identification and management of wound-related infection. Jennifer has most recently been in the United Kingdom, where she has studied wound infection in diabetic foot ulcers from a microbiological perspective. She has now returned to the United States, where she is continuing learn about and promote links between wound infection and cost-effective wound healing.


1.00 CME Credits | 1.00 Contact Hours

Moderation by Alexis Padgett, Event Manager, WoundCon

Antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) is a therapeutic approach designed to combat antibiotic resistance by using antibiotics only when necessary. Applying AMS principles in wound care can help reduce unnecessary antibiotic use and thus ensure safer and more effective care for patients with infected wounds.