Conference 2017 | Wound Care Update

Lynnwood , WA US
November 16, 2017 to November 17, 2017

19th Annual Wound Management Conference

Image Source: Carr, Janice H. SEM image of biofilm mass. Public Health Image Library, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2009.
Image: Carr, Janice H. SEM image of biofilm mass. Public Health Image Library, CDC, 2009.

November 16-17, 2017


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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. Speakers will assume that participants have a basic understanding of wound management principles. Presentations will update the professional with recent changes to practice. Teaching methods include lecture, discussion and case studies.

Conference Brochure

Brochure PDF

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

Day 1

  1. Contrast the positive and negative action of biofilm activity.
  2. Develop a knowledge base related to various methods of wound bed preparation.
  3. Set up an achievable method by which wound management staff can stay abreast of new modalities for treating wounds.
  4. Recognize the key elements of wound infection.
  5. Describe the evolution of pressure injury prevention in the operating room.
  6. Describe topical management for peristomal pyoderma gangrenosum.

Day 2

  1. Learn the vital role compression plays in healing lower extremity wounds.
  2. Describe process of lymphedema.
  3. Learn about orthotic devices.
  4. Define the role of the rehabilitation team in the care of people with amputation.
  5. Discuss a physical examination from a vascular surgeon’s perspective.
  6. Discuss clinical case with open large abdominal wounds with fistulas.


Day 1:

  • Biofilms: Winning the War in Wounds
  • Wound Bed Preparations
  • Innovations in Wound Care: What’s New?   
  • Wounds, Bugs and Drugs (Rx)
  • It Takes a Village: Working with Perioperative Colleagues to Prevent Pressure Injuries   
  • Ostomy Case Studies

Day 2:

  • Compression and the Chronic Wound: What Lies Beneath   
  • Lymphedema 101 
  • Orthotic Wound Care Management
  • Rehabilitation Following Amputation
  • Working With Vascular Surgeons in Wound Care
  • Negative Pressure Combined With Pouching for Management of Complex Fistulas 

(Rx=pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level)

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Conference Materials and Information


Thursday Handouts (Link will open in a new window or tab.)
Friday Handouts 
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Thursday Evaluation (Link will open in a new window or tab.)
Friday Evaluation 


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Additional Information

Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 14.05 Contact hours
  • 1.50 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
Event starts: 
11/16/2017 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
11/17/2017 - 4:45pm
Lynnwood Convention Center
3711 196th St SW
Lynnwood , WA 98036
United States

Available Credit

  • 14.05 Contact hours
  • 1.50 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
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