Dr. Anvar’s Skilled Wound Care Blog

Orange County Skin, Wound & Ostomy Course: Almost Sold Out!

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August 16, 2017

August 09, 2017- Skilled Wound Care Orange County Skin, Wound, & Ostomy Course: it’s almost sold out! Skilled Wound Care’s next SWOC (Skin, Wound, and Ostomy Course) is coming up: August 23-25 at the Anaheim Convention Center, in Orange County, CA. If you’ve been considering signing up, don’t delay - our courses are selling out, ... read more


Dallas & Tampa Education Days: Join Us!

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August 9, 2017

August 16, 2017- Skilled Wound Care Dallas & Tampa Education Days: Join us! Skilled Wound Care and The College of Long Term Care will be holding two EXCLUSIVE Wound Care Education Days: DALLAS- FRIDAY, AUGUST 18, 2017, 8:30AM TO 12:30PM 2200 West Airfield Dr, Grapevine, TX 75261 TAMPA- FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2017, 8:30AM TO 12:30PM ... read more


Why We Care

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August 2, 2017

August 02, 2017- Skilled Wound Care Our mission: touch lives, heal wounds, and reach the underserved. What drives a Skilled Wound Care physician? A passion for helping others in a real, lasting way, and a deep desire to make the medical profession more collaborative, more team-oriented, and more inclusive. Our physicians are a diverse group: ... read more


SWC Publishes Groundbreaking New Study

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July 26, 2017

Skilled Wound Care publishes groundbreaking original research on wound healing Breaking News -- July 2017 Dr. Bardia Anvar and Henry Okonkwo PA of Skilled Wound Care have published an innovative and important new study in the journal WOUNDS (Volume 29, Issue 7). Entitled “Serial Surgical Debridement of Common Pressure Injuries in the Nursing Home Setting: ... read more


Why Won't It Heal? Wound Care Insights Series

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July 19, 2017

Welcome back to our Skilled Wound Care Insights Series! Today we’ll be discussing possible reasons why a wound isn’t healing, and offer some helpful suggestions to consider. DIDN’T HEAL: A mnemonic One of the handiest ways to remember the possible causes that impede wound healing is with the mnemonic DIDN’T HEAL: D (Diabetes): On the ... read more


Oakland SWOC Certification Course 2017

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June 28, 2017

Sold out! That’s the best way to describe our most recent Skin, Wound, & Ostomy Course, held May 31-June 2, 2017, at California State University East Bay Oakland Center. We welcomed 101 attendees - a full house! Over the course of three days, students learned about all skin, wound, and ostomy issues in a variety ... read more


Real People, Real Care

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June 14, 2017

Healthcare: it’s complicated. But it’s also deeply human. Between debates over policy, best practices, advances in science, and ever-changing technology, sometimes the world of healthcare can feel like a very confusing one. But one thing isn’t confusing at all: the human connection that lies at the heart of healing. At the end of the day, ... read more


What Some Retiring Physicians Are Discovering

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June 9, 2017

Retirement doesn’t look like it used to. There’s no question that the medical profession is changing fast. And one of the biggest changes is when - and how - people decide to retire from or adjust their work. While the stereotypes in the past might have been all golf courses and Arnold Palmers, that reality ... read more


Certification: Is it Really Worth It?

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May 31, 2017

Certification: is it really worth it? In a word: yes. There’s plenty of evidence proving that certification in nursing creates better patient outcomes, better professional opportunities, and better job satisfaction. That’s why Skilled Wound Care offers a top-level certification course in Skin Wound & Ostomy Care. Let’s take a look at the facts. Better Patient ... read more


Teamwork Makes The Dream Work

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May 24, 2017

Teamwork. It’s a huge buzzword in medicine today, with collaborative care widely recognized as the best approach. Mutual respect, openness, and willingness to listen all are key components of a successful team of healthcare providers. But we want to take it a step further. So - what’s one of the best thing doctors can do ... read more