Frontiers in Wound Care 2019

Holyoke, MA US
May 21, 2019

Date & Location:

Tuesday, May 21, 2019, Baystate Education Center, Holyoke, MA

Goal:

The goal of this educational activity is to support safe, effective, patient-centered, timely, efficient, equitable and compassionate care.

Provided by:

Baystate Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine and Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education

Target Audience

This course is designed for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, medical students, residents, interns, RN’s, LPN’s and Medical Assistants in the Western MA / Northern CT community.

Learning Objectives

After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:

  1. Identify wounds that require offloading.
  2. Identify normal and abnormal healing of a wound.
  3. Understand the steps to a comprehensive care process.
  4. Identify patients at that are at risk for chronic wounds.
  5. Understand wound dressings and why we select a certain types of dressings.
  6. List the various types of offloading devices and techniques.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 6.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 6.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours
Course opens: 
02/26/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2019
Event starts: 
05/21/2019 - 7:30am
Event ends: 
05/21/2019 - 3:15pm
Cost:
$20.00
Rating: 
0

Program Schedule

7:30     Registration, Breakfast & Promotional Exhibits

 

7:55     Welcome

               Jeffrey Kaufman, MD, FACS, Medical Director

 

8:00     Epidemic of Frailty

               Jeffrey Kaufman, MD, FACS, Medical Director

 

9:00     Diabetic Foot Infections – How Do You Manage?

            Armando Paez, MD

 

10:00    Break & Promotional Exhibits

 

10:30    Offloading - Wound Care with Orthotic & Prosthetic Devices

             Christian Mathew Rogers, BSPE, AOPA

             Brittany Rhodes, C.P.O

 

11:30    The Bad Leg

                Jeffrey Kaufman, MD, FACS, Medical Director

 

12:30    Lunch and Promotional Exhibits

 

1:15     Dressing Selection – What’s my choice?

            Christina Collins, APRN

            Tammy Martin, RN

 

2:15     Panel Presentation of Case Studies and Ask the Experts

            Jeffrey Kaufman, MD

            Christina Collins, APRN

            Tammy Martin, RN

 

3:15     Adjourn

 

Faculty Disclosure
The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education ( CE ) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options.  Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity.

Faculty and Planners marked with an * have no commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by, or used on, patients.

Baystate Education Center
361 Whitney Ave
Holyoke, MA 01040
United States

There is free surface parking. Park in the upper half of the parking lot which is nearest the Education Center entrance. Enter through the glass foyer at the end of the building.

Meeting Room temperatures will fluctuate. 

Christina Collins, FNP-BC, CWS*

Nurse Practitioner

Baystate Medical Center

 

Denise Dowd, LPN, BSHCA*

Program Director

Baystate Medical Center

 

Jeffrey Kaufman, MD*

Associate Professor of Surgery

University of Massachusetts Medical School - Baystate Health

Department of Surgery

 

Tammy Martin, RN, BSN*

Nurse

Baystate Medical Center

 

Armando Paez, MD, FACP *

Assistant Professor

University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate

Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases

Director, Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program

Baystate Medical Center

 

Marcia Porter, RN, BSHCA, MBA*

Clinical Nurse Manager

Wound Center

Baystate Medical Center

 

Christian M. Rogers, C.P.*

Certified Prosthetist
Owner - Prosthetic & Orthotic Solutions, LLC.

 

Brittany E. Rhodes, C.P.O*

Certified Prosthetist Orthotist
Practitioner - Prosthetic & Orthotic Solutions, LLC.

 

Faculty Disclosure
The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education ( CE ) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options.  Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity.

Faculty and Planners marked with an * have no commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by, or used on, patients.

In support of improving patient care, Baystate Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Available Credit

  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 6.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 6.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
02/26/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2019

Price

Cost:
$20.00
Please login or register to take this course.

 

In order to receive credit, the evaluation must be completed by:Tue, 12/31/2019 - 8:00am

We appreciate your business and sincerely wish to meet your educational needs.  We understand that the schedule of a busy professional, like yourself, is subject to change.  Therefore, we have included information about our refund/cancellation policies for your convenience below.

Cancellation:
If you must cancel, telephone Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education at 413-322-4242 and follow your call with a written/email request.  All cancellations will incur a $25.00 fee.  Please note that we cannot refund cancellations received less than two weeks (10 business days) before the program date.

Refund Policy:
Your refund, less a cancellation fee, will be processed within two (2) weeks from the date we receive the written notification.  For credit card refunds, please allow one to two (1-2) billing cycles for the credit to appear on your statement.

Specific Aids or Services:
Please call Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education at 413-322-4242 if, under the Americans with Disabilities Act, you require specific aids or services during your visit to this continuing education program.