Wound Care Zone

Programme

17 March 2020

8:45 AM -
9:30 AM

This session will outline the key aspects of  accurate wound assessment and the importance of differential diagnosis.  The use of the international consensus document Implementing TIMERS: the race against hard to heal wounds will be discussed. Wound management will be discussed and options for treatment will be highlighted.

This presentation will discuss the prevention, assessment, , management and maintenance of pressure ulcers with reference to the  latest NICE and European guidelines. Patient information and working effectively with colleagues and carers will be highlighted.

What is a biofilm?  How and why does it form?.

How do we can recognise the types of wounds where a biofilm is most likely to form?

What are the options for the management of biofilms as part of progressive wound healing, including cleansing, debridement and dressing choice?

This session will outline the key aspects of lower limb assessment and the current options for management. Consideration will be given to the current evidence in relation to best practices and their implication for clinical practice.

3:30 PM -
4:30 PM

This session will help you to identify and treat wound infection. It will classify the types of wound that are high risk, explain how to spot the signs of infection, and provide guidance on appropriate treatment applications, including antimicrobial dressings.

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