Dress It Up: Wound Care for Nurses

Date:
9/24/2019
Time:
8am-4:30pm
Location:

Lussier Heritage Center, 3101 Lake Farm Rd., Madison, WI 53711

Registration:

Cost: $50, includes light breakfast and boxed lunch. Register online

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Intended Audience

 

Nurses who care for patients with wounds in any setting.

 

Conference Outcomes


Participants will:

  • Enhance their knowledge of wound, foot and nail care
  • Learn best practice strategies for patients with negative wound pressure therapy and lower extremity wounds
  • Learn how to leverage nutrition to enhance wound healing

Continuing Education


5.5 Nursing Contact hours will be awarded for this offering.

 

University Hospital is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Wisconsin Nurses Association, an accredited provider by the American Nurses Credentialing Centers Commission on Accreditation.

 

University Hospital is the provider of nursing contact hours for this activity in a joint-provider agreement with UnityPoint Health - Meriter and William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital.

 

Topics

  • Keynote: Negative Pressure Wound Therapy. This session with Cindy Miller, senior director, Clinical Science and Education, will focus on the latest clinical evidence regarding the use of NWPT and provide an overview of patient selection criteria, application, maintenance and pain management
  • Pressure Injuries: Undressed
  • Say Yes to the Dress(ing): Matching Healing Goals to the Complexities of Today's Wounds
  • Dressing Up Your Plate for Healing
  • Assess, Dress, Compress: Lower Extremity Edema Management
  • Kick Off your Shoes and Assess Your Feet: Prevention and Management of Foot Complications