Posts Tagged ‘Wild on Wounds National Convention’

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.

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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

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.

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

Believe in the Bee! Healing with Honey

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010

The Wild on Wounds National Convention is coming up  September 23-25, 2010 in Las Vegas. Continuing in our session highlights, Believe in the Bee! Healing with Honey will be presented by Michelle Moore RN, MSN, CWCN ,WCET.

Here is an overview of the “rediscovery” of using medical grade honey in wound care. The effects of  honey on partial and full thickness wounds, such as anti-microbial, autolytic debriding and anti-inflammatory properties will be discussed to illustrate how bringing medical grade honey products into your facility or practice can jump start stalled wounds, reduce malodor as well as accelerate healing.

Medical Grade Honey is becoming widely used in wound care. This is definitely a session you don’t want to miss.

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

Sharp Debridement Certificate Program

Tuesday, April 20th, 2010

(Updated for 2017)

The Wild on Wounds National Convention is coming up  October 4-7, 2017 in Las Vegas. During the conference,  the Sharp Debridement Certificate Program will be presented and moderated by Bill Richlen PT, WCC, CWS of Infinitus LLC and Teresa Ferrante PTA, WCC of Grandview Hospital in Dayton OH.

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Bill Richlen PT, WCC, CWS and Teresa Ferrante PTA, WCC

This session will be a Comprehensive presentation of wound bed preparation utilizing conservative sharp debridement. The session will include Anatomy & Physiology, implications and contraindications, techniques, tools, documentation, legal issues and policy development. The hands on lab practicum starts with all debridement instruments and supplies provided.

Participants will be awarded a Sharp Debridement Certificate upon completion of the program.

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

Basic Wound Care Applications

Monday, April 19th, 2010

The Wild on Wounds National Convention is coming up  September 23-25, 2010 in Las Vegas. Continuing in our session highlights, Basic Wound Care Applications is a session that will be presented by Nancy Morgan RN, BSN, MBA, WOCN, CWCN, WCC, CWCMS and Co-Founder of WCEI.

Learn to “Dress for Success” with the BASIC but comprehensive review of topical wound management products. This session will focus on the basic dressing categories and review what, why, when and how to apply these products. The course is ‘hands on’ with free product samples and live video demonstrations and is designed for the beginning wound care practitioner or for those interested in learning about wound care.

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 our Skin and Wound Management Course

Coverage, Coding, Payment and Self Audit Tips for Success

Monday, April 12th, 2010

The Wild on Wounds National Convention is coming up  September 23-25, 2010 in Las Vegas. WCEI would like to highlight the sessions here on our blog. As professional wound care professionals we also need to understand the business side of health care.  Coverage, Coding, Payment and Self Audit Tips for Success is a session that Kathleen D. Shaum MS will be presenting at this year’s Wild On Wounds National Conference. For those that need to know more about the reimbursement side of health care, this is a session you should not miss.

Come to this interactive session to obtain the latest 2010 Medicare reimbursement tips to help you manage a successful wound care business. Attendees will be given time to ask questions, so come prepared to participate. Bring charge sheets, charge description masters, local coverage determinations and anything else that you would like to discuss.

In addition, you will receive reference material that you can use once you return to your place of business.

The Wild on Wounds National Conference will be held at The Paris Hotel in Las Vegas NV, Septemebr 23-25, 2010.

For more information about the Wild on Wounds National Conference, please check out the website for details.