Posts Tagged ‘Wild on Wounds National Convention’

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.

Diabetic Foot Complications: Time To Take The Shoes Off and Battle

Friday, June 17th, 2011

Diabetic Foot Complications

Diabetic Foot Complications: Time To Take The Shoes Off and Battle will be presented at this year’s Wild On Wounds National Convention in Las Vegas NV at Caesars Palace by David Yeager DPM, FASPS, FACFAS, KSB Foot and Ankle/ Wound Care Center

Diabetic foot complications are an everyday occurrence. Lets talk about what we are up against. Learn how to identify, treat, and prevent diabetic foot complications we are up against. Learn how to identify, treat and prevent diabetic foot complications. We will discuss the significant morbidity that is associated with these infections and the financial impact they have on the delivery of care.

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

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

Wild On Wounds 2011Session Highlight: The Buzz Report

Monday, June 13th, 2011

Buzz Report

The Buzz Report will be co-presented by WCEI Co-Founders Nancy Morgan RN,BSN,MBA,WOCN,WCC,CWCMS and Donna Sardina RN,MHA,WCC,CWCMS at this year’s Wild on Wounds National Convention in Las Vegas NV at Caesars Palace. This session will be presented on Thursday September 8,2011 form 9:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Donna Sardina and Nancy Morgan

This is the Highlight of every WOW (Wild on Wounds)! This session is your source for the latest breaking wound care news: Whats New! Whats Now! Whats Coming Up!

Donna and Nancy, WCEI Co-Founders, will bring you up-to-date on all things buzzable in wound care-new products, guidelines, resources and tools. (Note: This session includes various brand name reviews).

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

Wild on Wounds Opening Session – Keynote with Craig Karges

Friday, June 10th, 2011

Craig Karges

Craig Karges is truly extraordinary! This award winning mentalist and entertainer is a nationally recognized speaker and an author. He has made over four thousand appearances on four continents and in all fifty states. Craig Karges’ performance is an extraordinary blend of mystery, humor, psychology and intuition and was named among the Top 5 Corporate Variety Performers in America-American Entertainment Magazine.

Please Join us for this amazing Opening Session at this year’s Wild On Wounds National Conference in Las Vegas NV at Caesars Palace from September 7-10,2011 . The Opening Session will be on Thursday September 8,2011 from 8:30-9:30 a.m.

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

Podoconiosis African Adventures in Wound Care and Lymphedema Treatment

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010

The Wild on Wounds National Convention is coming up  September 23-25, 2010 in Las Vegas. Continuing in our session highlights, Podoconiosis: African Adventures in Wound Care and Lymphedema Treatment will be presented by Robyn Bjork MPT, WCC, CLT

Evre dream of making a global difference with your wound care skills? Your help is desperately needed in the remote villages in Ethiopia. Robyn Bjork shares her African adventures as she struggles to develop a wound care program for 100,000 Ethiopians afflicted by Podoconiosis or “Mossy Foot Disease”. In a place where people live in mud huts and carry water from nearby streams, banana leaves and indigenous raw honey are utilized. Learn how you can join an unprecedented pilot program aimed at global eradication of a debilitating and stigmatized condition. You may find yourself on the adventure of a lifetime!

For more information about the Wild on Wound National Conference or to register, please check out http://www.wcei.net/wow-conference

For more information about the Wound Care Education Institute and their Skin and Wound Management Course, please visit http://www.wcei.net/course_info

Digital Photography and Wound Care : A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

Thursday, May 13th, 2010

The Wild on Wounds National Convention is coming up  September 23-25, 2010 in Las Vegas. Continuing in our session highlights, Digital Photography and Wound Care : A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words, will be presented by Drew Griffin LPN WCC CTO, Integrated Marketing Manager at WCEI Naperville IL

The session will cover the basic principles and techniques of digital photography with a focus on wound care. Typical point-and-shoot and DSLR cameras will be discussed along with the advantages and disadvantages of digital photography in the health care and wound care settings. Policies and Procedures along with regulatory compliance will also be discussed.

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For more information about becoming Wound Care Certified, please check our information about the Wound Care Education Institute (WCEI’s )  Skin and Wound Management Course

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Ostomy, What Do I Do Now

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

The Wild on Wounds National Convention is coming up  September 23-25, 2010 in Las Vegas. Continuing in our session highlights, Ostomy! What do I do Now?, will be presented by Cathy Modlin RN BSN CWOCN WCC,  of the Vista Medical Center East and National Alliance of Wound Care

This session will contain basic information about the different types of ostomies, tips for ostomy management, when to use various ostomy appliances and the skin complications patients with ostomies may experience.  Information will also be discussed about how ostomy marking is done. This session will also include sample products for examination and comparison.

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For more information about becoming Wound Care Certified, please check our information about the Wound Care Education Institute (WCEI’s )  Skin and Wound Management Course

Best Practices in Pediatric Wound Care: Because Kids are not Small Adults

Tuesday, May 11th, 2010

The Wild on Wounds National Convention is coming up  September 23-25, 2010 in Las Vegas. Continuing in our session highlights, Best Practices in Pediatric Wound Care: Because Kids are not Small Adults, will be presented by Roxana Reyna RN, WCC of Driscoll Children’s Hospital.

The focus of this session is Wound Care best practices for the neonatal and pediatric population. This session will help participants identify the differences between the skin of the neonate, child and adult.  Also included are the risk factors associated with skin breakdown and images of the most common wound types. To complete the session, topical wound management will be reviewed.

Check out Wild On Wounds National Convention for more information and accommodations.

For more information about becoming Wound Care Certified, please check our information about the Wound Care Education Institute (WCEI’s )  Skin and Wound Management Course

Developing Dynamic Wound Care Teams to WOW with Success

Monday, May 10th, 2010

The Wild on Wounds National Convention is coming up  September 23-25, 2010 in Las Vegas. Continuing in our session highlights, Developing Dynamic Wound Care Teams to “WOW” with Success, will be presented by Erin Clyburn BSN RN WCC.

Wound Care is a hot topic in all care settings centered around the CMS no-pay condition list. This session is designed to cultivate an interdisciplinary culture to foster cohesive wound care teams. its not about the “HOLE” in the person, but the person as a “WHOLE”, and it takes a WHOLE multidisciplinary approach to reach optimal outcomes in wound care. Attend and take back this new knowledge to “WOW” your colleagues by growing your “dynamic” wound team.

Check out Wild On Wounds National Convention for more information and accommodations.

For more information about becoming Wound Care Certified, please check our information about WCEI’s  Skin and Wound Management Course