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Medical Education Opportunities

3M is committed to educating Health Care Professionals (HCPs) on the safe and effective use of KCI advanced wound healing therapies, dressings, and incision management products with a focus on optimizing patient outcomes and demonstrating value for practitioners and their facilities. Recognizing the importance of education to quality care, the company offers a comprehensive portfolio of evidence-based learning opportunities designed and led by expert faculty.

Registration is required to attend an event.*

  • Web-Based Events

    Web-based programs are available live or on-demand and serve as a viable alternative to health care professionals globally who are not able to attend a meeting in person. Participants can connect via their personal computer for an online presentation or video demonstration and engage with featured presenters during the live question-and-answer session that follows. Presentations cover a wide array of topics across various care settings about the safe and effective use of the portfolio. Pre-recorded programs are available on-demand at www.kciwebinars.com.

    Additional Online Educational Opportunities include:

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  • Inside 3M

    Simulation LabCompany leaders welcome HCPs from around the world to come to their US Corporate office in St. Paul, MN and San Antonio, TX for an in-depth look at the 3M portfolio. HCPs spend time interacting with 3M leadership, clinical research experts, and key innovators in a robust program focused on the development, science and clinical use of company products. Participants are brought up-to-date on new research initiatives and product developments, while gaining an understanding of the scientific data behind the mechanisms of action, indications for use, and safety profiles. Formal presentations are balanced by discussions of clinical experience and practical application exercises in a simulation suite or skills lab. The day concludes with a tour of our state-of-the-art research and development facilities.
    Travel support may be provided.*

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  • Workshops

    Acelity Education SummitHCPs travel to these day-and-a-half-long programs featuring didactic and interactive group discussions, as well as hands-on training using the KCI product portfolio. Experienced faculty educate participants on the safe and effective use of KCI products with participants coming away with a better understanding of the therapy options for complicated wounds, incision management, epidermal grafting and other situations that they may encounter in their health-care setting.
    Travel support may be provided.*

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  • Bioskills Labs

    These interactive programs offer HCPs an opportunity to enhance their wound management and technical skills through evidence-based didactic sessions, case-based discussions, and practice in a cadaver lab under the direct supervision of expert faculty. The course instructors share their strategies for optimal patient management and demonstrate surgical techniques. Through interactive group discussions with the faculty and peers, attendees gain a better understanding of how advanced wound therapies can help improve patient outcomes.
    Travel support may be provided.*

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  • Local Medical Education (LME) Event

    LME events provide the opportunity for HCPs, such as surgeons, facility administrators, and appropriate support staff to engage with expert faculty within their local area. Speakers share data, techniques and pearls, and treatment algorithms that have helped to optimize their patient outcomes. Examples of LME events include breakfast, lunch, or dinner discussions; grand rounds; and informal peer-to-peer discussions. All of these events provide a meaningful forum for HCPs to interact and share best practices.

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  • Symposia and other Conference Opportunities

    3M supports symposia, workshops, in-booth presentations, and innovation theaters as ancillary activities in conjunction with conferences, society meetings, and congresses. Conference attendees invited to attend the 3M programs are exposed to the newest and most relevant topics in wound care and incision management. All programs are led by a panel of experts and include the latest clinical evidence, techniques, and case reviews around optimizing patient outcomes and quality of life.

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  • Important Information

    Registration is required to attend an event.*
    *Attendee travel support may be provided. Prior to attending educational events, or receiving meals or other benfits, all HCPs should seek all necessary approvals from their employer to ensure that their attendance is aligned with their employer’s ethical requirements. KCI may pay for reasonable travel and modest lodging costs of the attending HCPs. It is not appropriate for 3M to pay for the meals, refreshments, travel, or other expenses for guests of Health Care Professionals or for any other person who does not have a bonafide professional interest in the information being shared at the meeting.
     
    NOTE: Specific indications, contraindications, warnings, precautions and safety information exist for KCI products and therapies. Healthcare providers should review the product User Manual, Safety Information and/or Instructions for Use prior to application.

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