Posts Tagged ‘WOW 2011’

Gas Gangrene: A Life or Death Emergency

Friday, July 1st, 2011

Gas Gangrene

Gas Gangrene: A Life or Death Emergency will be presented by David Yeager DPM, FASPS, FACFAS, KSB Foot and Ankle / Wound Center at this year’s Wild on Wounds National Conference in Las Vegas NV in September 2011.

Gas Gangrene! What is it? What Causes it?

Come to this Session and get the answers to your questions. We;ll discuss the identification, treatment and prevention of gas gangrene infections. We’ll discuss the morbidity associated with these infections and the financial impact they have on the delivery of health care in this situation.

This session will be presented on Thursday September 8, 2011 from 4:45-5:45 p.m.

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Concepts in Hyperbaric Medicine

Friday, June 24th, 2011

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Concepts in Hyperbaric Medicine will be presented by John S. Peters MBA, FACHE at this year’s Wild on Wounds National Conference in Las Vegas at Caesars Palace.

This session is designed for a wide audience of health care providers involved in advanced wound care management including the RN, ARNP, CNS, PT, PA, and MD. The 1.0 CE Course defines the UHMS accepted indications, lists the respective ICD Codes used in correctly coding and billing the service, reviews required documentation and defines the risks associated  with the treatment. It also defines treatment protocols for various indications for Hyperbric Medicine.

This session will be provided on September 8, 2011 from 3:30-4:30 p.m.

For more Information about the Wound Care Education Institute and WOW 2011, Check Out Wild On Wounds National Conference

Keeping Yourself Out of Hot Water: Legal Implications In Wound Care

Monday, June 20th, 2011

Legal Implications in Wound Care

Keeping Yourself Out of Hot Water: Legal Implications In Wound Care will be presented by Cindy Broadus RN, BSHA, LNHA, CLNC, CLNI, CHCRM, WCC, 3C Healthcare Consulting LLC, and WCEI Instructor at this year’s Wild on Wounds National Conference in Las Vegas NV at Caesars Palace.

We know what gets us into trouble legally in wound care. So how do we avoid these complications? With litigation on the rise, it is better to be safe then sorry. In this session, we’ll discuss some of the ways you can keep yourself out of hot water and implement discussed precautions in your everyday practice.

Cindy’s sessions are usually jammed packed with attendees who want to learn about the Legal Implications in Wound Care. So don’t miss out on this session, its a great one!

For more information about the Wound care Education Institute and WOW 2011, Check Out Wild On Wounds National Convention.

Therapeutic Support Surfaces: The Past, The Present, and the Future

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

Therapeutic Support Surfaces

Therapeutic Support Surfaces:The Past, The Present and The Future will be presented by Rosalyn S. Jordan RN, BSN, MSc, CWOCN, WCC and National Alliance of Wound Care Board Director.

What is going on with support surfaces? Join us in this session and find out about the work of the Support Surface Standards Initiative, a committee of the NPUAP. This committee was convened in 2002 with a goal: to standardize support surface terms and definitions and to develop standardized tests that will be used to measure the different support surfaces, determine how this lends to clinical outcomes and to study the effectiveness of support surface therapy.

This session will be presented on Thursday September 8,2011 at 2:15 p.m.-3:15 p.m.

For more Information about the Wound Care Education Institute and WOW 2011, Check out Wild on Wounds 2011 National Conference