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Barbara Zeiger, Editor, OWM

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August, 2009 | Volume 55 - Issue 8

New Products and Industry News August

Company launches website for clinicians

     ConvaTec (Skillman, NJ) recently launched a new website, www.Hydrofiber.com, to demonstrate how the company’s proprietary Hydrofiber® Technology is transforming wound care. The technology enables the company’s dressings to gel on contact with fluid, providing clinicians and patients with substantial wound care benefits. This technology powers the performance of advanced wound care products, including Aquacel®, Aquacel Ag®, and Versiva XC® dressings, each developed for different wound management needs. Designed fo...

Smart Talk: Writing Objectives

     Congratulations — you’ve just finished conducting your needs assessment. What comes next? Action items should focus on determining what information needs to be taught and how to teach it. Learning is defined as a change in behavior — thus, learning objectives are a central component of planning because they describe observable and measurable behaviors that allow the educator to make judgments about the learning. As you plan your session, begin by writing a list of concepts that need to be covered and determine what the learners need to know...