Conference 2018 | Wound Care Update
20th Annual Wound Management Conference
Thursday-Friday | November 15-16
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For nurses, nurse practitioners and other interested healthcare professionals in all settings including acute, ambulatory, home health, hospice, long-term, rehabilitation and transitional care.
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.
Objectives for Learning Outcomes
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:
- Describe at least 2 ways to improve wound care.
- Review the role of nutrition support in wound healing.
- Describe the risk factors and epidemiology.
- Discuss the principles of wound care for smaller burns.
- Have an increased understanding of current pressure injury topics including ICD10 coding, evolution, and staging.
- Discuss pathophysiology of radiation induced skin injury.
- Name one way that renal disease negatively impacts wound healing.
- Discuss how to classify topical steroids by potency.
- Define both vasculitis and vasculopathy.
- Identify surgical treatment options for patients with diabetic foot deformities and ulcerations.
- Identify offloading techniques for prevention and management of diabetic foot ulcers.
- Discuss possible alternative diagnosis to arterial and venous ulcers.
UW School of Nursing, Continuing Nursing Education
Evergreen Wound and Ostomy Clinic PeaceHealth Wound Healing Center
UW Medicine/Harborview Medical Center
UW Medicine/University of Washington Medical Center
UW Medicine/Valley Medical Center
- Top Ten Tips to Improve Wound Care Nancy Unger
- Dressing/Treatment (What and Why) - Major Chronic Wounds Colleen Karvonen
- Eating to Heal: What Does Your Patient Really Need? Megan Nordlund
- Calciphylaxis Samuel Mandell
- Caring for Burns Outside of the Burn Center Samuel Mandell
- Everything You Thought You Knew About Pressure Injuries Was Wrong Sunniva Zaratkiewicz
- Radiation Induced Skin Injury Susie Seaman
- Impact of Renal Disease on Wounds/Healing Susie Seaman
- Vasculitis vs. Vasculopathy Susie Seaman
- Use of Topical Antibiotics and Topical Steroids in Wound Care (Rx) Susie Seaman
- Surgical Considerations in the Management of Diabetic Foot Ulcers Loch Trimingham
- Offloading Diabetic Foot Ulcers Loch Trimingham
- Considering Alternative Diagnosis to Arterial and Venous Ulcers Molly Price
Rx = Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level.
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- 14.00 Contact hours
- 1.00 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level