Tissue Regenix Lunch Symposium (Non CE)
Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016 at 11:30 AM
The Use of a Decellularized Skin Replacement in Healing Chronic Wounds
Valarie Muehlenbruch, RN, CWS, Manager Clinical Affairs
Val Muehlenbruch, RN, CWS® has been active in the wound management community as a leader, educator, student, and mentor since 1986. This session will provide an overview of the various Cellular and Tissue Based Products (CTPs) available to the clinician and provide specific information on the innovative, decellularized human dermis product, DermaPure® that is produced using dCELL® technology.
ConvaTec Dinner Symposium (Non CE)
Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016 at 6:45 PM
Osmose, Moldable Technology, and Patient Experience
Dr. Bidhan Das M.D.
Please join us for a dinner presentation and discussion on improving the ostomy experience for patients. Dr. Bidhan Das M.D., Assistant Professor University of Texas-Houston Colorectal Clinic of Houston, Houston Methodist Hospital, and Memorial Hermann Hospital will discuss the latest trends in ostomy management and its impact on your patients and the WOC nurse community.
Acelity Breakfast Symposium (Non CE)
Friday, Aug. 26, 2016 at 7:00 AM
Navigating Treatment Options Across the Wound Care Continuum
Cindy Miller Mikolajczyk, RN
Today’s reimbursement landscape has changed dramatically in the last few years. Wound treatment choices coupled with our patients lifestyle challenges requires teamwork and dedication. Please join us for breakfast, where you can start your day off with a spirited and engaging look at some innovative products that just might put some “wind beneath your wings”.
Mölnlycke Healthcare Lunch Symposium (Non CE)
Friday, Aug. 26, 2016 at 12:45 PM
Effective Quality Improvement Interventions for Pressure Injury Prevention
William V. Padula, PhD; Suzanne Creehan MSN, RN, CWON
Please join us to hear Dr. Padula as he discusses the key ingredients found in successful pressure injury prevention programs. Dr Padula is joined by Sue Creehan, Wound Program Manager at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center who will highlight how these key ingredients are built and sustained within a framework of a high reliability organization.
BSN Medical Breakfast Symposium (Non CE)
Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016 at 7:00 AM
Integrated Therapeutic Solutions for the Treatment of Venous Leg Ulcers
Cathy Milne, MSN, APRN, BC-ANP/CS, CWOCN
This program will explore a clinical integrated approach to treat venous leg ulcers focusing on removing bacteria & exudate, rebuilding tissue, reducing edema and restoring blood flow.