{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Advantages of Maggot Debridement Therapy for Chronic Wounds: A Bibliographic Review

Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To present an overview of the advantages of maggot debridement therapy as a treatment for chronic wounds through the review of several larval properties.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Summarize the use, process, and precautions for maggot debridement to treat chronic wounds.
  2. Synthesize the results of the bibliographic review of the use of maggot debridement to treat chronic wounds.
Price: $17.95


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Test Code: ASWC1020
Published: Oct 2020
Expires: 9/2/2022
Required Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: José Moya-López, MSc, RN; Victor Costela-Ruiz, PhD, MS, RN; Enrique García-Recio, MSc, PhD; Ronald A. Sherman, MD, MSc; Elvira De Luna-Bertos, PhD, RN