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Wound Care Conference

Sep
12
Thu
To
Sep
13
Fri
Sep 12-13, 2013
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Smullin Health Education Center
Medford, OR

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Wound Care Conference is also offered...

Sep
9
Fri
Friday
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Smullin Health Education Center
Medford, OR
Registration Open

Select from a variety of wound care–related topics: pressure injury prevention and treatment, emerging wound care therapies, limb preservation, difficult-to- heal wounds, osteomyelitis and an afternoon of hands-on wound care.

Registration Details

Registration is closed.

The registration deadline is Sept. 5, 2013. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Training begins at 8:15 a.m. A sign-in signature is required if you wish to receive CEUs.

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Fees & Payment

E-Registered/Postmarked by August 26, 2013

  • PhD, MD, DPM Industry $250
  • RN, PT, PA, FNP Industry $200
  • Full-time student with ID $50

E-Registered/Postmarked after August 26, 2013

  • PhD, MD, DPM Industry $300
  • RN, PT, PA, FNP Industry $250
  • Full-time student with ID $60

Description

Asante 2016 Advanced Wound Care ConferenceAdvanced Wound Care Conference

Select from a variety of wound care–related topics: pressure injury prevention and treatment, emerging wound care therapies, limb preservation, difficult-to- heal wounds, osteomyelitis and an afternoon of hands-on wound care.

This seminar will cover:

  • Pressure injury prevention: Assessment, risk, patient positioning and support surfaces
  • Pressure injury treatment: Wound bed preparation, topical dressings, nutrition and pain management
  • Emerging therapies: Surgical interventions, special populations, and patient and staff education and tracking
  • Limb preservation: Scope, clinical pathways, diagnostic tools and processes, and screening/recognition
  • Difficult-to-heal wounds: Assessment and strategies
  • Foot and ankle osteomyelitis: Contributing factors and treatment modalities

Seminar objectives — upon conclusion participants will be able to:

  • Identify key interventions to include in care plans for pressure injury prevention that are based upon pressure injury risk factors
  • Differentiate which topical dressings, agents and therapies to use for the treatment of pressure injuries based on a clinical assessment
  • Discuss and implement methods for tracking prevalence, incidence and healing of pressure injuries
  • Screen, identify and assess patients at risk of limb loss and use appropriate clinical pathways to support limb preservation
  • Differentiate the appropriate treatment strategies for difficult-to-heal wounds
  • Discuss the contributing factors for osteomyelitis and the associated treatment modalities

Registration includes:

  • Admission and course handouts
  • Hands-on product overview
  • Certificate of completion (emailed)
  • Lunch

Who Should Attend

Clinicians who are interested in wound care or work directly in wound care: MD, DPM, PA, DO, LPN, RN, NP, PT, PTA, OT, OTA, nurse managers, treatment nurses, wound care team, clinic directors and consultants.


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Agenda

Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013

Overview of Wound Assessment
and Normal Wound Healing

Barbara Bates-Jensen, PhD, RN, FAAN, will review wound assessment and normal wound healing, including the physiology of wound healing.

Healing Factors and Aging Skin

Cathy Eager, BSN, RNBC, ET/WOCN, CWS,
will focus on why wounds won’t heal and the pathophysiology of wound healing (e.g., aging skin, skin failure in the critically ill, drugs such as Coumadin and Lasix, nutrition, albumin levels, and multiorgan failure).

Global Wound Care

Barbara Bates-Jensen, PhD, RN, FAAN, will share
her experiences with global wound care.

High-Tech and Low-Tech Pressure
Ulcer Prevention

Barbara Bates-Jensen, PhD, RN, FAAN, will focus on pressure ulcers, including staging and prevention techniques in acute, ancillary and community settings.

Negative-Pressure Wound Therapy

Loree Seibert, RN, BSN, CWON, will review negative-pressure wound therapy—how it works and what it does. She will also address when a vacuum-assisted closure is an appropriate treatment choice and why.

Friday, Sept. 13, 2013

Best-Practice Wound Care: Differential Diagnosis and Diagnostic Workup Recommendations for Acute and Chronic Wounds

Dorothy B. Doughty, MN, RN, CWOCN, FNP, FAAN, will review the variety of wounds types, etiology, and appropriate diagnostic workups.

Standards of Care: Chronic Acute,
Complex Wounds

Dorothy B. Doughty, MN, RN, CWOCN, FNP, FAAN, will provide an overview of the variety of wounds, ideology and appropriate diagnostic workups.

Treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcers and Other Lower-Extremity Ulcers

Jim Holdermann, DPM, FACFAOM, FAPWCA,
FACFAS, will focus on lower-extremity ulcers and
their treatment approaches.

Pressure Ulcer Treatment Approaches

Barbara Bates-Jensen, PhD, RN, FAAN, will share her knowledge of pressure ulcer treatment approaches in acute and community settings
(including assessment and treatment of incontinent dermatitis).

Basic Burn Triage and Care

Gary Marks, DO, ABEM, will provide an overview on
burn triage and care.

Dressings 101 for Providers

Dorothy B. Doughty, MN, RN, CWOCN, FNP, FAAN,
will focus on the rationale and use of the various wound care products.

Offloading: Rationale and Success Factors

Eric Day, CPED, will discuss the rationale for and the types of off-loading, with a focus on ensuring safety and compliance.

Debridement

Dorothy B. Doughty, MN, RN, CWOCN, FNP, FAAN, will focus on debridement indications, contraindications, and methodologies.

The Science of Biofilms

Randy Wolco , MD, will provide a review of biofilms and their impact on wound healing.

Diagnosing and Treating Bacterial Biofilm Infections

Randy Wolco , MD, will share recommended methods to diagnose and treat lacterial biofilms.

Open Forum with Barbara-Bates Jensen

Barbara Bates-Jensen, PhD, RN, FAAN

Future Directions for Wound Care

Dorothy B. Doughty, MN, RN, CWOCN, FNP,
FAAN, will give an overview of current wound care directions and promising practices.

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Instructor(s)

  • Various Various

Contact

Deanne Lawrence at 541-789-4126 or send an email

Schedule & Location

Schedule

This event includes all of the 2 meeting times below.
Date Time Location Instructor
1. Thu, September 12 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM Smullin Health Education Center Various Various
2. Fri, September 13 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM Smullin Health Education Center Various Various

Location Details

  • Smullin Health Education Center
    2825 E. Barnett Rd.
    Medford, OR 97504
    Main: 541-789-4148

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