North Central Region Presents
Kaleidoscope of WOC Knowledge
October 6th & 7th, 2017
To enhance the knowledge of care providers in the of wound, ostomy and continence with new and innovative ideas to recharge their practice.
Nurses, Advanced Practice Nurses, Wound, Ostomy and/or Continence Nurses, Physicians, Physical Therapists, and other allied health care professionals, including students in the healthcare field.
At the conclusion of this conference, participants should be able to:
- Describe factors that promote and/or inhibit wound healing based on current evidence based practice
- Articulate a spectrum of multidisciplinary factors that impact wound management
- Demonstrate management techniques for fistula, ostomies and complex wounds
- Identify treatment strategies for urinary incontinence
Laurie McNichol MSN, RN, GNP, CWOCN, CWOCN-AP
Continuing Education Credits
This program was designed to meet the continuing education requirements of the health care professionals. It is the responsibility of the participant to determine if it applies to their practice and submit it into their licensing board for CE credit.
webWOC Continuing Education Program is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
This offering provides 9 contact hours and is related to nursing practice and education content. Individuals do not need to attend the full conference to get credit, credit will be given for sessions attended. Credit will be given for self-reported sessions attended.
Friday, October 6th
12:00 PM – 8:00 PM Registration
12:30 – 12:35 Welcome / Introduction
12:35 – 1:35 Discuss impact of medication on wound healing. Jill Michaud, Pharm.D.,BCPS
1:35 – 2:20 Discussion and case presentation of Hyperbaric Therapy. Dr. Matthew Clancy
2:20 – 2:40 BREAK
2:40 – 3:15 Pressure Mapping discussion and demonstration. Sally Powell OTR, ATP, SMS
3:15 – 4:00 Exploring the role of the podiatrist in wound care and limb salvage.
Nicholas Lombardo, DPM
4:00 – 5:00 Orthotic Intervention for wound care management. Bob Agard, CPO and Amanda Coldren
5:00 – 9:00 OPENING OF VENDOR EXHIBITS / RECEPTION / APPETIZERS / CASH BAR
Saturday, October 7th
7:00 AM – 9:00 AM Registration / EXHIBITS / CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
7:15 – 8:15 NCR Member Meeting (Full Breakfast)
8:15 – 8:25 Welcome / Introduction
8:25 - 9:25 Treatment Strategies for Urinary Incontinence. Joseph Babiarz, MD
9:25 - 10:25 The complex abdominal wound nurse perspective. MaryAnne Obst, RN, BSN, CWOCN, CCRN
10:25 - 10:45 BREAK
10:45 – 11:45 WOCN Society’s Support Surface Algorithm. Laurie McNichol, MSN,RN,GNP,CWOCN-AP
11:45 - 12:45 LUNCH (optional non-CNE speaker)
12:45 - 12:50 Announcements
12:50 - 1:50 Wounds of many colors. Lindsey Graff, RN, MSN, NP-C
1:50 - 2:00 BREAK
2:00 - 3:00 EBP: Kaleidoscope of WOC Knowledge and Practice. Joyce Pittman, PhD,ANP-BC, FNP-BC, CWOCN
3:00 - 4:00 Hands on Workshop: (Non-CNE)
Fistula management, Complex wound VAC, Ostomies
4:00 - 4:15 Closing and Evaluations