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Educational Webinar: Nutritional Advancements in Wound Management

This presentation addresses the importance of assessing nutritional status and intervening with specialized nutrition intervention for partial and full thickness pressure injury. Case studies also help illustrate the use of L-arginine supplemented nutrition in preparing patients with chronic wounds for limb salvage surgery.


  • Describe wound risk factors, prevalence and associated health economics
  • Share a screening and nutritional assessment tool for malnutrition and pressure injury risk
  • Review nutritional guidelines from the National Pressure Injury Advisory Panel (NPIAP)
  • Discuss roles of key nutrients in supporting closure of partial and full thickness wounds

Webinar originally aired on February 8, 2023