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About our Speaker
Frank Aviles, Jr., PT, CWS, FACCWS, CLT-LANA, ALM, AWCC, DAPWCA, is currently the Wound Care Clinical Coordinator at Natchitoches Regional Medical Center (NRMC) overseeing and assisting with wound care practices across the continuum of care.
Frank is also a wound care consultant for Louisiana Extended Care Hospital Natchitoches and LHC group, wound care/lymphedema instructor & advisor for the Academy of Lymphatic Studies, and an educator/lymphedema therapist/consultant for Cane River Therapy Services.
He has been an American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) member since 1990, is a board-certified wound specialist, a fellow of the American College of Certified Wound Specialists, a certified lymphedema therapist, advanced wound care certified, currently serves as the practice chair for the Special Interest Group section of the Academy of Clinical Electrophysiology and Wound Management Section of the APTA, is on the Why Wound Care Advisory Board for HMP Global, is on the editorial board for Today’s Wound Clinic, Today’s Wound Clinic – “Let’s Be Frank” columnist, is a board member for Community Healthcare Education Network (CHEN), is on the board of directors for the American Professional Wound Care Association (APWCA), advisory board member for Wound Source, education committee member for the American College of Certified Wound Specialist (ACCWS), and board member for the Save a Leg Save a Life Foundation (SALSAL).
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