Dr. Anvar’s Skilled Wound Care Blog

Winter Wound Care

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December 6, 2017

            December 06, 2017 - Skilled Wound Care Winter is a tough time for health! Winter has always been a notoriously bad season for health. Temperature extremes, dry air, cold & flu season, and less sunlight are challenges for everyone, but for the nursing home population, this can be an ... read more


Profiles In Caring: Brian De Castro, RN, ADON (Part Two)

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November 30, 2017

            November 29, 2017 - Skilled Wound Care Part Two of our interview with wound-care certified nurse Brian De Castro! (Part One) Welcome to the second installment in our PROFILES IN CARING series, where we’ll introduce an amazing doctor, nurse, or provider who’s changing lives through better wound care. Today, ... read more


Why We're Grateful

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November 22, 2017

November 22, 2017 We are grateful for the opportunity to help. Skilled Wound Care is an organization designed around helping: our surgical practice providers help nursing facilities provide amazing care to their residents; our cutting-edge wound care helps patients heal faster, better, and with less pain; our nursing courses help incredible nurses bring critical knowledge ... read more


Worldwide Pressure Injury Prevention Day!

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November 15, 2017

November 15, 2017 Pressure injuries are a major public health issue around the world: November 16 is Worldwide Pressure Injury Prevention Day. According to Skilled Wound Care’s Chief Clinical Officer, Henry Okonkwo, more than 60,000 people die every year in the US from pressure ulcers (or pressure injuries), and that number is growing. What’s worse, ... read more


Profiles in Caring: Brian De Castro RN, ADON

By editor
November 8, 2017

October 18, 2017 - Skilled Wound Care Meet Brian De Castro: an amazing wound-care certified nurse who’s changing lives (part one of two). Welcome to the first installment in our PROFILES IN CARING series, where we’ll introduce an amazing doctor, nurse, or provider who’s changing lives through better wound care. Today, we’re excited to present ... read more


The College of Long Term Care Goes International!

By editor
November 2, 2017

November 02, 2017 The College of Long Term Care goes international! The College of Long Term Care has now received international accreditation for its Skin, Wound, and Ostomy course exam, which means we are on the way to educating and helping nurses all over the world! Over the five years that Skilled Wound Care (and ... read more


Great wound care education is key part of public health!

By editor
October 18, 2017

October 18, 2017 - Skilled Wound Care Great wound care education is key part of public health! The third week of October is National Health Education Week (sponsored by the Society for Public Health Education). We’re excited to see it - because for Skilled Wound Care, EVERY week is focused on health education. Whether we’re ... read more


Skilled Wound Care raises $12K+ for Hurricane Harvey Relief

By editor
October 12, 2017

October 11, 2017 - Skilled Wound Care Skilled Wound Care raises $12K+ for Hurricane Harvey Relief - here’s how you can help! This fall has been a challenging one: from devastating hurricanes slamming into the Caribbean and Gulf Coast states, to the shooting in Las Vegas, to the earthquake in Mexico City, sometimes it feels ... read more


National PA Week 2017

By editor
October 4, 2017

October 04, 2017 - Skilled Wound Care It’s National Physician’s Assistant Week - and we couldn’t be happier! Every year, we celebrate National PA Week from October 6-12, and recognize the important contributions that PAs (physician assistants) make to America’s healthcare system. This year, PA Week is especially exciting, as we celebrate the 50th anniversary ... read more


Retirement? Not so much, say older doctors

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September 27, 2017

September 27, 2017 - Skilled Wound Care Retirement? Not so much, say older doctors. A recent survey found that the average age of actively licensed physicians in America is 51. And those doctors? Don’t want to hang up the white coats just yet. Although more than a third of physicians are approaching retirement age, the ... read more