Frontiers in Wound Care Continued

Holyoke, MA US
March 27, 2018

Date & Location:

Tuesday, March 27, 2018, Baystate Education Center, 361 Whitney Avenue, Holyoke, MA

Provided by:

Baystate Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine & Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education

Goal:

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

Topics Include:

  • Pressure Ulcers and Offloading:  The Secret to Success
  • Hyperbaric OxygenTherapy and Hard to Heal Ulcers
  • Perspectives for Advanced Surgical Wound Care
  • Venous Disease and the Impact on our Patients Lives
  • Wound Care and Dressing Selections:  Does it Really Matter?

Target Audience

This course is designed for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and nurses in primary care.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify wounds that require offloading.
  • Name and describe three mechanisms to properly offload a wound.  
  • Identify at least three types of wounds or non-wound diagnoses that are appropriate for HBOT.
  • State three mechanisms of HBOT that assist with healing.
  • Identify three types of wounds that are appropriate for a surgical closure
  • Discuss when surgical closure is necessary.
  • State four risk factors that can lead to venous disease in patients.
  • Discuss the diagnostic tests that are required to determine that a patient has venous disease.
  • Discuss the appropriate treatment plan for chronic venous disease.
  • Name the different categories of wound dressings and the correct application and use of the dressings.
  • Discuss the treatment plan and how it relates to our established clinical pathways to healing.
  • Ask providers any unanswered questions related to wound care.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 6.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 6.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours
Course opens: 
01/18/2018
Course expires: 
12/31/2018
Event starts: 
03/27/2018 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
03/27/2018 - 3:15pm
Cost:
$20.00
Rating: 
0

Program Schedule

7:30     Registration, Breakfast & Promotional Exhibits

8:00     Pressure Ulcers and Offloading:  The Secret to Success
             
Armando Paez, MD

9:00     Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and Hard to Heal Ulcers
           
Scott Covington, MD, FACS, CHWS

10:00    Break & Promotional Exhibits

10:30    Perspectives for Advanced Surgical Wound Care
           
 Patrick Lee, MD, FACS

11:30     Venous Disease and the Impact on our Patients Lives
             
Jeffrey Kaufman, MD, FACS

12:30     Lunch and Promotional Exhibits

1:15       Wound Care and Dressing Selections:  Does it Really Matter?
               
Christina Collins, APRN, Pamela Stevens, RN, Mary Ellen Lee, RN

2:15        Panel Presentation of Case Studies and Ask the Experts
             
 Jeffrey Kaufman, MD, FACS, Christina Collins, APR, Pamela Stevens, RN, Mary Ellen Lee, RN

3:15         Adjourn


 


             

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 
Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine Center
Baystate Medical Center

D. Scott Covington, MD, FACS, CHWS
EVP, Provider Education & Engagement 
Healogics

Jeffrey Kaufman, MD, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
Medical Director
Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine Center
Baystate Medical Center

Mary Ellen Lee, RN, BSN
Nurse Manager

Patrick Lee, MD
Physician
Baystate Medical Center
 

Armando Paez, MD
Assistant Professor
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
Interim Chief
Infectious Disease Fellowship Program Director
Baystate Medical Center

Pamela Stevens, RN
Nurse Manager
Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine Center
Baystate Medical Center


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 Disclosure
Dr. D. Scott Covington is an employee Healogics.

None of the other members of the faculty or planning committee have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, reselling or distributing health care goods or 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: 
01/18/2018
Course expires: 
12/31/2018

Price

Cost:
$20.00
Please login or register to take this course.
This course opens for enrollment on:Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:00pm
In order to receive credit, the evaluation must be completed by:Mon, 12/31/2018 - 12:00pm
  

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:
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