Thank you to our Exhibitors for sponsoring these events!

Attendees must register for each event using the registration links shown below.

(*meals are provided at no cost by the symposium sponsor)

4 Non-CE Educational Symposia: 1 Breakfast, 2 Lunch and 1 Dinner

The Member's meeting and Award Presentations will be on Saturday at 7:00 AM (breakfast provided)

Each Symposia will require separate registration through the Host Company's link when available.

Mölnlycke Logo
Thursday October 3, 2019


Lunch Symposium
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Prevention of Pressure Injuries with Medical Devices

Dr. Joyce Black, PHD, RN, CWCN, FAAN

Dr. Black will discuss how to Prevent Pressure Injuries. Her focus will be on Medical Devices and "Best Practice in Patient Care".

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Friday October 4, 2019


Breakfast Symposium

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Avelle The Hydrofiber Difference
You Have the Power to Target the Barriers to Healing with More than Silver Technology

Christopher Lever R.N. BBA, CWS, CSWS

Avelle disposable lightweight, portable device that combines NPWT with the benefits of ConvaTec’s proprietary Hydrofiber® Technology. The pump can be used for up to 30 days.

Aquacel Ag Advantage is a game changer in today’s non-healing wounds. Meet the customer and a patient video

KCI / Acelity
Friday October 4, 2019

KCI / Acelity

Lunch Symposium
12:45 PM - 1:45 PM

Managing Wound Complexity Across the Continuum of Care

Cindy Miller-Mikolajczyk, RN
Senior Director, Clinical Science and Education

Increasing wound complexity and patient comorbid states as well as reimbursement changes have never been more challenging.  This program explores various treatment options across the continuum of care..

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Friday October 4, 2019


Dinner Symposium
6:00 PM

Stripping Down the Science of Peristomal Skin Injury - The PMARSI and PMASD / TEWL link

Laurie McNichol, MSN, RN, CNS, GNP, CWOCN, CWON-AP, FAAN and
Gary Grove Ph.D. Vice President, R&D cyberDERM Inc.

Skin tears, blisters, and inflammation can impact the skin and lead to increased trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL). This presentation will build on what you may already know about PMARSI and TEWL by discussing the results of a randomized prospective study that measures the epidermal effects of ostomy skin barriers.

Per ANCC Accreditation Guidelines, the SER of the WOCN® Society may not provide contact hours for industry sponsored events.