Conference 2015 | Wound Care Update 2015
17th Annual Wound Management Conference | November 19-20, 2015
Welcome to the Conference Portal!
This is your one-stop shop for our update in wound care. This is the place you will:
- Register for each day or a combo of days
- View the program schedule
- Download your handouts
- Complete your conference evaluation(s)
- Print your certificate
Who Should Attend This Conference?
Nurses, nurse practitioners and other interested healthcare professionals in all settings including acute, ambulatory, home health, hospice, long-term, rehabilitation and transitional care.
About This Conference:
Wound management is a dynamic and evolving area of practice in health care today. Wounds present complex challenges and pivotal opportunities for multidisciplinary teams to collaborate and improve the health status of patients. This conference addresses current scientific, clinical and professional practice issues across care settings related to acute and chronic wounds including evidence-based and multidisciplinary strategies for assessing and intervening to achieve successful outcomes. Teaching methods include lecture, discussion and case studies.
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- Describe new cellular therapies that are available for the care of patients with wounds.
- Discuss the standards of care for diabetic foot ulcers.
- Discuss etiologies, signs and symptoms of Surgical Site Infections.
- Discuss the WOCN support surface algorithm and how it relates to your clinical practice.
- Discuss general principles of assessing and managing edema.
- Describe common complications and recommended treatments in wound and ostomy cases.
- Develop a differential diagnosis list for your dermatology patients.
- Develop thoughtful and strategic treatment plans for eczema and psoriasis.
- Recognize the power of ambivalence (mixed feelings or contrary ideas) as a necessary catalyst for positive behavior change.
- Describe current literature on fistula management.
- Describe the initial evaluation of a patient with a burn injury.
- Describe how to prevent perianal wound complications.
- Wound Management: State of the Science (Rx)
- Diabetic Foot Ulcer Standards of Care: Scalpel to Stem Cells (Rx)
- Surgical Site Infections
- Beds, PUPS, and Rock ‘n’ Roll
- Edema: A Wound Odyssey Exploring Beyond Venous
- Wound and Ostomy Case Studies
- Clinical Pearls for Dermatology
- Psoriasis or Eczema?
- Motivational Interviewing (MI): Exploring the Possibility of Healthy Behavior Change During Chronic Wound Care
- Fistula Management: Exposing the Myths
- Caring for Burns Outside of the Burn Center
- Surgical Management of Complex Perianal Wounds
Rx=This session qualifies for pharmacology contact hours at the advanced practice level.
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|Conference Materials and Information|
|Before you can download your certificate, you must submit the evaluation for each day you attended. (See above.) To access the certificate, click the "Download Certificate" button at the bottom of this page.|
|Day of Event|
|Recharging Stations||Power stations are available in the registration area. Power is not available in the conference rooms.|
Your battery will last longer if you put your device in airplane mode while attending a session.
|WiFi||Free WiFi is limited to public areas of the conference center. Download your handouts to your device before you go to a session.|
|Food and Clothing||Breakfast and lunch: We try to be sensitive to many common dietary restrictions in planning our complimentary food menu. However, if you have special dietary needs, please bring food items that will meet your individual nutritional requirements. For lunch, we generally serve salad and either fish or poultry with a few vegetarian options.|
Temperature in rooms: Temperatures can fluctuate throughout the day. Please dress in layers.
- 14.10 Contact hours
- 2.50 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level