Microbiome Series

Wounds and Biofilm

Supported by independent educational grants from Microbiome Labs, Burt's Bees, and Nutranext.

About this course

Skill level: All levels
Estimated time to complete activity: 45 min
Release date: October 15, 2018
Expiration date: October 15, 2020


American Medical Association(AMA), California Board of Registered Nursing(CBRN)


This activity is part of a 13-course series designed to equip licensed practitioners from medical, nursing, and related disciplines with a multidisciplinary approach to managing patients through microbiome education.

13. Wounds and Biofilm

Wounds are the most common and most costly skin disease. Immediately upon injury to the skin, the wound becomes colonized by bacteria and a biofilm quickly emerges thereafter. Research data has now accumulated on biofilms in wounds and interventions are available on the market.

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, participants will able to:

  • Restate normal healing process
  • Restate chronic wound definition
  • Restate what biofilms are and how they form
  • Assess how biofilms affect wounds

The faculty reported the following financial relationships with commercial interests whose products or services may be mentioned in this activity:

Name of Faculty Reported Financial Relationship
Hadar Lev-Tov, MD None


Contact Information

This activity is jointly provided by SynAptiv and LearnHealth Inc.

Questions about CE accreditation or CE certificates related to this course, please contact us via email at yourcesource@synaptiv.org. For all other questions, please contact info@learnskin.com.