Pressure Sore Reconstruction

ReSurge International
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What's in this course?

Review the etiology of pressure sores, as well as preoperative evaluation and approach for reconstruction. 


Reconstructive surgery, Plastic Surgery, Wound care.

Target Audience

This course has been specifically designed to train practicing medical professionals, surgeons, clinicians, nursing and wound care professionals.

Varied activities

Videos, lectures and quizzes.


1 hour 15 minutes
Dr. Peter Johannet
Course instructor

Dr Peter Johannet

Dr. Peter Johannet, M.D. is Chief of Plastic Surgery at VA Palo Alto Health Systems and Clinical Associate Professor for Stanford University with over 30+ years in the field of plastic and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Johannet completed medical school and residency training at Stanford in 1994. Dr. Johannet has gone on many plastic surgery missions around the world changing the lives every patient he touches. Dr Johannet is passionate about improving patient’s quality of life through plastic surgery and enjoys teaching about plastic surgery.

This course is provided by ReSurge International

Resurge International is a nonprofit organization based in Sunnyvale, California established in 1969. ReSurge focuses on scaling up access to reconstructive surgical care in low-income countries by training and funding the next generation of reconstructive surgeons across Africa, Asia, and Latin America. ReSurge is one of the few organizations to address the full scope of reconstructive surgical care to those most in need. They pair 50 years of experience with an innovative localization and empowerment model that is creating a ripple-effect of impact across economies, communities, and human lives.

Course Content


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